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Tim Walz's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' J. Walz
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 1, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus
Birth Date: 04/06/1964
Birth Place: West Point, NE
Home City: Mankato, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
May 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Michaud - Sexual Assault in the Military
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Feb. 6, 2013 Walz Accepts Honor from Advocates for U.S. Military Men and Women
Dec. 19, 2012 Implementing the Hire Act
Oct. 15, 2012 Rooney: New Legislation Needed to Ensure Veterans with PTSD Aren't Denied Benefits
Sept. 21, 2012 Walz Highlights Suicide Prevention for Veterans at Bipartisan Forum
Aug. 24, 2012 President Signs into Law Walz Bill Expanding Job Protections for Our Troops
Aug. 3, 2012 Walz Bill to Expand Job Protection to Service Members Will Become Law of the Land
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 11, 2012 Reps. Walz and Stivers Bipartisan "HIRE at Home Act' Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor
June 21, 2012 Reps. Walz and Stivers Bipartisan Veterans Jobs Bill Receives Hearing
May 30, 2012 Veterans Legislation Heads to Senate
May 16, 2012 Legislation to Restore Troops' Benefits, Keep Promises Made to our Veterans Passes House
May 15, 2012 Department of Defense Program Guidance Modification Relating to Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence Administrative Absence Days
April 27, 2012 Committee Supports Legislation to Streamline Programs for Veterans
March 28, 2012 Senators Klobuchar, Snowe, Nelson, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Helping Veterans Use Skills Learned in Military to Get Good Jobs
March 28, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 27, 2012 Stand Behind Our Veterans
Oct. 11, 2011 Providing Honorary Status to Reserve Military Members
June 3, 2011 Walz Statement on Libya Resolution
April 12, 2011 Walz Participates in Launch of National Initiative to Support Military Families
Feb. 25, 2011 Walz Calls on Wall Street Banks to Answer Questions about Financial Services Provided to Deployed Troops
Feb. 15, 2011 Walz to JPMorgan Chase: "It's About Time"
Dec. 17, 2010 Walz to Co-Chair Bipartisan National Guard and Reserve Caucus in 112th Congress
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
July 1, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - H.R. 3407, H.R. 3787, H.R. 4541, H.R. 5064, H.R. 5549, and Draft Legislation
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Nov. 5, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 29, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Oct. 6, 2009 Repeal The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
June 3, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairmen and Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Comittee and The Honorable David Obey, Chairmen and Ranking Member Jerry Lewis House Appropriations Committee
May 29, 2009 Hearing Of The House Veterans' Affaris Committee - Funind The VA Of The Future - Rep. Bob Filner
May 19, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - "Gulf War Illness Research: Is Enough Being Done?"
March 10, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
Sept. 2, 2008 Eight Local Students Begin Military Careers at National Academies
Oct. 10, 2007 Walz: Army Leadership Sending Team to Minnesota
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
April 25, 2007 Congress Needs to Pass Supplemental Conference Report
March 28, 2007 Walz Praises House Passage of Wounded Warrior Assistance Act
March 2, 2007 Rep. Walz Statement on the Resignation of Army Sec. Francis Harvey
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 13, 2007 MSNBC Hardball-Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Active Military and Veterans Issues
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