Representative Beto O'Rourke's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Beto O'Rourke
Current Office: U.S. House - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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4/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act 4/01/14 Congressman Filemon Vela and Congressman Beto O'Rourke Visit Atlanta with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce Walter Bastian to Highlight Importance of Trade with Mexico 3/31/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/28/14 The Huffington Post - Repairing Democracy 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Rep. Steve Pearce Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Civil Rights of Border Residents, Restore Accountability at CBP and Ensure the Safety of Front-Line Officers and Agents 3/26/14 Border Security 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/18/14 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 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/12/14 Money in Politics 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/05/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses 2/21/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reschedule Marijuana 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/12/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget 1/28/14 Voted "No" on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) 1/24/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act 1/24/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now 1/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 1/09/14 Letter to the House of Representatives - COLA Cuts to Military Retirees 1/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance 12/19/13 O'Rourke Cosponsors Key Bills to Protect Military Pensions 12/16/13 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery 12/16/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns 12/13/13 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors 12/12/13 Swalwell Leads Statement from United Solutions Caucus Members Supporting Ryan/Murray Budget 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Dial Back Deportations 11/26/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines 11/25/13 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses 11/22/13 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 11/21/13 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 11/14/13 The Border Patrol Pay Reform Act 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 10/31/13 Pearce, O'Rourke Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Bill 10/28/13 Establishing Commission or Task Force to Evaluate the Backlog of Disability Claims 10/16/13 Sinema, Bipartisan Freshman United Solutions Caucus Issues Statement Endorsing Reid/McConnell Plan 10/15/13 Letter to Speaker John Boehner - Government Shutdown 10/12/13 O'Rourke Signs Petition to Reopen the Entire Federal Government