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Adam Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Adam Smith
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sara; 2 Children: Kendall, Jack
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Bellevue, WA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans & Military Retirees
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 11, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith's Statement on Last Minute Sequestration Bill
Feb. 11, 2014 Extension of Direct Spending Reduction for Fiscal Year 2024
Nov. 12, 2013 Ranking Member Adam Smith's Statement on Veterans Day
July 10, 2013 Joint Hearing of the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees - Assist Service Members Returning to Civilian Life
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 7, 2013 Top Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Military Families from Foreclosure
Feb. 14, 2013 Ranking Member Adam Smith Reintroduces the Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Smith Statement on the Anniversary of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal
July 25, 2012 Joint Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - DOD-VA Collaboration
June 28, 2012 Smith Spearheads Effort for Equal Treatment of Military Spouses
June 28, 2012 Ranking Member Adam Smith Spearheads Effort for Equal Treatment of Military Spouses
May 15, 2012 Three Ranking Members and Others Introduce Legislation to Protect Service Members and their Families From Foreclosures
March 27, 2012 HUD and House of Representatives Take Significant Steps to Address Veteran Homelessness
Nov. 17, 2011 Smith Statement on VOW to Hire Heroes Act
Nov. 10, 2011 Smith Statement on Veterans Day 2011 and Senate Passage of VOW to Hire Heroes Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Smith Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech
May 30, 2011 Smith Honors Fallen Heroes, Supports Veterans and Active Duty Servicemembers on Memorial Day, 2011
May 25, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 15, 2011 Smith Honors Fallen Law Enforcement on National Peace Officers Memorial Day
Aug. 19, 2010 Statement on Stryker Brigade Returning Home
July 29, 2010 Smith Supports Veterans, Military Personnel and their Families
May 20, 2010 Smith's Legislation to Create Job for Veterans Moves Forward
April 22, 2010 Smith Introduces Legislation to Help Unemployed Veterans
Nov. 18, 2009 Smith Introduces Legislation To Increase Job Opportunities For Veterans
Nov. 11, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 10, 2009 Smith's Statement In Observance Of Veterans Day
Oct. 7, 2009 Smith's Votes To Improve Health Care For Veterans
July 10, 2009 Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
July 8, 2009 Smith Ensures Disabled Veterans, Women And Minority-Owned Small Businesses Have Access To Federal Resources
July 8, 2009 Enhancing Small Business Research And Innovation Act Of 2009
June 25, 2009 Smith Support Legislation To Ensure Disabled Veterans Receive Benefits They've Earned
Jan. 15, 2009 Rep. Smith Introduces Bill To Ensure Veterans Discharged For "Combat-Related" Injuries Receive Benefits Earned
Aug. 1, 2008 Smith Applauds Increased Veterans, Military Construction Funds
July 9, 2008 Smith Applauds Passage of Legislation to Assist Homeless Veterans
Jan. 17, 2008 Smith Hails Veterans Funds
March 6, 2007 Smith: Returning Service Members Deserve Best Possible Medical Care
Nov. 11, 2006 Op-Ed: Veterans Day 2006
Sept. 26, 2006 Press Release - Smith-Backed Veterans Identity Theft Bill Passes House
Sept. 19, 2006 Press Release - Smith, Congress Honor Filipino World War II Veterans
Sept. 16, 2006 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial - Support Veterans' Mental Health Needs
Sept. 14, 2006 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial - "We Owe Veterans Support for Their Mental Health Needs"
May 26, 2006 U.S. Representative Adam Smith Memorial Day Statement
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Nov. 18, 2005 U.S. Representative Adam Smith Votes for Raise in Veterans' Health Care and Military Quality of Life Conference Report
Nov. 11, 2005 U.S. Rep. Adam Smith Veteran's Day Statement
May 26, 2005 U.S. Rep. Adam Smith Applauds Passage of Specific Puget Sound Provisions Included in the FY 2006 DoD Authorization Bill
April 22, 2004 Senator Kerry Has the Support of Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
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