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Dave Loebsack's Public Statements

Full Name: David 'Dave' W. Loebsack
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terry; 4 Children: Jennifer, Sarah, Marcos, Madeleine
Birth Date: 12/23/1952
Birth Place: Sioux City, IA
Home City: Mount Vernon, IA
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 3, 2014 Loebsack Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Marriage Equality in Iowa
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Real Clear Energy: Don't Pull the Plug: Wind Energy Empowers America
April 1, 2014 Real Clear Energy: Don't Pull the Plug: Wind Energy Empowers America
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 21, 2014 Statue Unveiling Highlights Events Honoring Iowan Who Saved More than 1 Billion People from Starvation
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Production Tax Credit
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans through Self-Insurance
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 12, 2014 Loebsack Introduces Legislation to Utilize and Expand Renewable Fuel Infrastructure
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on Propane Shortage Crisis
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Call for Hearing on Propane Shortage Crisis
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - Propane Prices
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Loebsack Championed Issues Included in Farm Bill Conference Report
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Envrionmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Volume Obligations
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - RFS
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee - COLA for Military retirees
Jan. 15, 2014 Loebsack Statement on Meeting with EPA Administrator McCarthy on Proposal to Lower the RFS
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Revisit Decision Regarding Rural Electric Cooperatives Post-Disaster Reconstruction
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Grassley Joins Iowa Governor, Congressional Delegation in Seeking Iowa Hearing on Proposed Reductions to the Renewable Fuel Standard
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, David Vitter, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, and Nick J. Rahall II, Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Protect Provisions Promoting Public-Private Partnerships for Water Infrastructure
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Cannot Recess Until the Work is Finished
Dec. 3, 2013 Loebsack Continues Fight for Access to Pell Grants, Affordable College Opportunities
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
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