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Tim Walz's Public Statements

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: Announced, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 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
July 10, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers Affected by Animal Feed Shortage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 27, 2013 Quigley, Walz Introduce Bill to End Tax Loopholes for Luxury Yachts
June 26, 2013 Walz Statement on Supreme Court Ruling
June 20, 2013 Walz Statement on Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Udall, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Plan to Create Safe Public Shooting Ranges, Promote Firearm Safety
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell and Administrator Fugate - Implement Critical Disaster Recovery Legislation
June 18, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Michael Connor, Bureau of Reclamation - Rural Water Project
June 18, 2013 Walz Signs Bill to Force Vote on Student Loans
June 14, 2013 Walz Wants Justice for Wrongfully Discharged Veterans
June 7, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secreatary of Agriculture - Animal Feed Shortage
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 5, 2013 Walz, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, & Nolan Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
May 31, 2013 Walz Works to Keep College Affordable for Middle Class Families
May 29, 2013 Letter to Jacques Rogge, President of International Olympic Committee - Wrestling as a Core Olympic Sport
May 29, 2013 Walz, Loebsack, Jordan Commend IOC on Decision to Keep Wrestling in the Running for Olympics
May 23, 2013 Walz Opposes Bill that Would Make College More Expensive
May 22, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Request for Urgent Relief of VA Backlog
May 22, 2013 Northen Route Approval
May 16, 2013 Walz Statement on 37th Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
May 16, 2013 Franken, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle VA Backlog
May 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Michaud - Sexual Assault in the Military
May 16, 2013 Walz Votes to Bring Farm Bill to House Floor
May 16, 2013 Walz Statement on IRS
May 8, 2013 Walz Bill to Give Military Retirees the Honor They Deserve Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor
May 3, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce White House Disaster Declaration for Southwest Minnesota Communities Impacted by Severe Winter Storm
May 3, 2013 Statement from Co-Chairs of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus on Veterans Unemployment Numbers
April 26, 2013 Walz Statement on FAA Bill
April 25, 2013 Letter to Mr. Lowell McAdam, Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications, Inc. and Mr. Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T, Inc. - Expanded Cell Phone Service in Southwest Minnesota
April 25, 2013 Legislation Aims to Support Next Generation of Farmers
April 24, 2013 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Expedite Recovery Efforts in Southwest Minnesota After Winter Storm
April 23, 2013 Walz Fights to Stop Interest Rates on Student Loans from Doubling
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services - Technical Education Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 18, 2013 Walz Applauds USDA for Proposal to Ease Energy Access in Rural America
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
April 2, 2013 Walz Applauds President's Call for Innovative Brain Research
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies
March 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry - Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies
March 5, 2013 Walz Bill Will Work to Right Wrong for Misdiagnosed Veterans
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 Walz Applauds Passage of Strong Violence Against Women Act
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