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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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: Women's Issues
Issue Position: National Defense & Iraq
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Families
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Families
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Protecting our Servicemembers
Aug. 18, 2014 Lowell Sun - Tsongas Reaches Across to GOP
July 24, 2014 Motion to Instruct Conferences on H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
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 United States Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society
May 22, 2014 House Passes Annual Defense Bill with Key Tsongas Provisions
May 14, 2014 Tsongas Visits "Military Moms" on Mother's Day on 6th Trip to Afghanistan
May 1, 2014 Tsongas Statement on DOD Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military
April 30, 2014 Tsongas Language on Preventing Military Sexual Assault & Military Suicides to be Included in Defense Bill
April 29, 2014 Kilmer, Tsongas Introduce Bill to Maximize Military Cyber Investments
April 28, 2014 Tsongas Introduces Bill to Better Track Military Suicides
April 25, 2014 DoD Responds to Tsongas Request: Agrees to Provide Recruits with American-Made Footwear
April 24, 2014 Kilmer, Tsongas Bill Will Increase Military Cyber Security
April 10, 2014 Tsongas, Turner Unveil New Military Sexual Assault Legislation
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 18, 2014 Governor Patrick Signs $177 Million Military Bond Bill
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Statement on Senate Military Sexual Assault Votes
Feb. 27, 2014 Tsongas, Turner Hold Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus Briefing
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Jan. 10, 2014 Tsongas Statement on Annual Report of Sexual Assaults at Military Academies
Dec. 25, 2013 Lowell Sun : Look Beyond Headlines for Year's True Highlights
Dec. 20, 2013 Tsongas Reacts to Obama's Statement Ordering Review of Military's Response to Sexual Assault
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 13, 2013 House Passes Defense Bill Including Numerous Tsongas Provisions
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 12, 2013 Tsongas, Turner Provisions Mark Historic Changes to Combat Military Sexual Assault
Dec. 9, 2013 Tsongas Statement Urging Congress to Pass NDAA
Sept. 24, 2013 Sen. Warren, Holly Petraeus, and Rep. Tsongas Hold Roundtable Discussions on Financial Issues Facing Veterans & Military Families
Aug. 15, 2013 Tsongas Statement on New DOD Initiatives to Prevent and Respond to Military Sexual Assault
Aug. 15, 2013 Boston Herald - Making it in the U.S. One Step at a Time
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
July 18, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
July 18, 2013 US News and 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 Tsongas Amendment Will Boost American, Local Footwear Manufacturing
June 14, 2013 NDAA: House Approves Tsongas Provisions to Support MA Bases, Businesses, Troops
June 14, 2013 DeLauro, Pingree, Tsongas Help Ensure Military Sex Assault Victims Have Access to Accurate Records
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 Associated Press - House Advances Bill on Sexual Assault in Military
June 6, 2013 US News & World Report - Military Sexual Assault Bills Get Their Day on Capitol Hill
June 5, 2013 Tsongas' Military Sexual Assault Provisions Approved by House Armed Service Committee
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