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Beto O'Rourke's Public Statements

Full Name: Beto O'Rourke
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 3 Children
Birth Date: 09/26/1972
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: El Paso, TX
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to the House of Representatives - COLA Cuts to Military Retirees
Dec. 19, 2013 O'Rourke Cosponsors Key Bills to Protect Military Pensions
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Swalwell Leads Statement from United Solutions Caucus Members Supporting Ryan/Murray Budget
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. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Dial Back Deportations
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Raj Shah, USAID Administrator - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
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. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 14, 2013 The Border Patrol Pay Reform Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Oct. 31, 2013 Pearce, O'Rourke Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Bill
Oct. 28, 2013 Establishing Commission or Task Force to Evaluate the Backlog of Disability Claims
Oct. 16, 2013 Sinema, Bipartisan Freshman United Solutions Caucus Issues Statement Endorsing Reid/McConnell Plan
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner - Government Shutdown
Oct. 12, 2013 O'Rourke Signs Petition to Reopen the Entire Federal Government
Oct. 11, 2013 E-Newsletter: October 11, 2013
Oct. 10, 2013 Shutdown Effects in El Paso
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Review Delphi Salaried Pensions
Oct. 9, 2013 First Year Democrats Support Discharge Petition And Ask For A Simple Up And Down Vote To Open Government
Oct. 9, 2013 O'Rourke Takes Part in the "Discharge Petition"
Oct. 8, 2013 O'Rourke Vote "No" on H.R. 3273
Oct. 8, 2013 O'Rourke Votes "Yes" on Federal Worker Fairness Act - HJ Res. 89
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 O'Rourke Votes "Yes" to Give Retroactive Pay to Furloughed Workers
Oct. 4, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Providing for Our Veterans During the Government Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Put Politics Aside
Oct. 2, 2013 Congressional Pay During Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Government Shutdown Update
Oct. 1, 2013 Government Shutdown Update
Sept. 29, 2013 Government Shutdown Update
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Sept. 18, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Sept. 10, 2013 El Paso Times: Rep. Beto O'Rourke Against US Military Intervention in Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 15, 2013 Coalition of El Paso Organizations Awarded Grant to Help Consumers Navigate New Health Insurance Marketplace
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 2, 2013 El Paso Selected for Program to Reduce Bridge Wait Times
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Rick Perry, Governor of Texas - Civilian Furloughs
Aug. 2, 2013 Statement of Congerssman Beto O'Rourke Introducing the Healthy Transitions for Veterans Act
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