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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Public Safety
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
May 22, 2014 House Passes Annual Defense Bill with Key Tsongas Provisions
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Key Portions of Annual Defense Authorization Bill Authored by Tsongas
April 15, 2014 Congresswoman Tsongas Statement on Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing
April 10, 2014 Tsongas, Turner Unveil New Military Sexual Assault Legislation
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 6, 2014 Statement on Senate Military Sexual Assault Votes
Feb. 27, 2014 Tsongas, Turner Hold Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus Briefing
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Sept. 23, 2013 Tsongas statement on the retirement of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis
Aug. 15, 2013 Tsongas Statement on New DOD Initiatives to Prevent and Respond to Military Sexual Assault
July 18, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
June 14, 2013 DeLauro, Pingree, Tsongas Help Ensure Military Sex Assault Victims Have Access to Accurate Records
June 14, 2013 DeLauro, Pingree, Tsongas Help Ensure Military Sex Assault Victims Have Access To Accurate Records
June 14, 2013 NDAA: House Approves Tsongas Provisions to Support MA Bases, Businesses, Troops
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 6, 2013 Multiple Tsongas Provisions Included in Annual Defense Authorization Approved by Armed Services Committee
June 6, 2013 US News & World Report - Military Sexual Assault Bills Get Their Day on Capitol Hill
June 6, 2013 Associated Press - House Advances Bill on Sexual Assault in Military
June 5, 2013 Tsongas' Military Sexual Assault Provisions Approved by House Armed Service Committee
June 4, 2013 Lowell Sun - Military Crackdown on Sexual Assault
June 4, 2013 Tsongas Statement on Senate Hearing on Military Sexual Assault
May 24, 2013 Congresswoman Tsongas's eNewsletter - Spending Mother's Day Overseas with Military Moms
May 23, 2013 McCaskill, Collins, Turner, Tsongas Unveil Comprehensive Legislation to Address Sexual Assaults in Military
May 20, 2013 Collins, McCaskill, Tsongas, Turner Introduce USCG STRONG Act
May 17, 2013 Tsongas Reacts to Obama's Joint Chiefs Meeting on Sexual Assault
May 15, 2013 Tsongas Statement on Army Sexual Assault & Prostitution Scandal
May 8, 2013 NY Times - Study Finds Increase in Sex Assaults in Military
May 8, 2013 Tsongas, Turner Introduce BE SAFE Act
May 7, 2013 Tsongas Statement on Secretary Hagel's Strategic Plan to Combat Military Sexual Assault
May 7, 2013 Tsongas Statement on DOD FY12 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military
May 1, 2013 Tsongas Applauds Air Force's Special Victims Counsel Program
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 16, 2013 Tsongas Statement on Boston Marathon Tragedy
April 10, 2013 The MetroWest Daily News - Tsongas and Koutoujian: Not Too Late to Curb Gun Violence
April 10, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel - Reversal of Wilkerson Decision
April 8, 2013 The Huffington Post - Chuck Hagel Calls For Ending Military Law Option To Overturn Court Martial
March 29, 2013 Boston Herald - Vets Urge Action on Sexual Assault
March 29, 2013 WBUR - Transcript - Rep. Tsongas: "A Long Way To Go' On Military Sexual Assault
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 18, 2013 Coast Guard Commits to Aligning Policies with STRONG Act
March 14, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Charles Hagel - Bipartisan HASC Leaders Call for Answers on Adjudication of Military Sexual Assault Cases
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorized with Tsongas Support
Feb. 13, 2013 Tsongas Calls on Colleagues to Pass Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 29, 2013 Tsongas Requested Report on Servicewomen Health Care Released by GAO
Jan. 10, 2013 The Invisible War Nominated for Academy Award
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