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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
May 6, 2014 Petri, Tsongas Introduce Legislation to Promote Financial Independence Among Disabled Adults and Seniors
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 25, 2014 Governor Patrick Announces More than $25 Million to Create Over 335 Unites of Supportive Housing
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Tsongas Statement on President Obama's Proposed Budget
Feb. 16, 2014 Eagle-Tribune: Extend Unemployment to Put the 3rd District Back to Work
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
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. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Sept. 19, 2013 Tsongas Statement on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) vote
July 26, 2013 Governor Patrick Announces $31 Million in Federal Block Grants for Community Improvements
July 7, 2013 Politico - Remaking the Tax Code to Help the Working Poor
June 20, 2013 Petri, Tsongas: Remove Disincentives for Low-Income Families to Work and Marry
June 6, 2013 Congresswoman Tsongas's eNewsletter - Rebuilding our Economy, Revitalizing our Communities
May 28, 2013 Tsongas Introduces HIRE Act to Promote Job Creation
Jan. 22, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Inaguration
Sept. 21, 2012 Tsongas Statement on Vote to Overturn President's Welfare Waiver
May 9, 2012 Kerry, Brown, Tierney, Olver, McGovern, Tsongas, Lynch Announce $20 Mil to Help Veterans, Students Succeed
March 20, 2012 Tsongas Statement on the Ryan Budget Plan
Dec. 20, 2011 Tsongas Statement on House Republican Vote to Risk the Economic Security of Millions of Households
Dec. 1, 2011 Pass the Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Nov. 10, 2011 Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Federal Heating Assistance for Communities
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi
July 20, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 2, 2011 Reps. Tsongas & Petri File Legislation to Promote Financial Independence Among Disabled Adults and Seniors
Feb. 14, 2011 Letter to Honorable Harry Reid, Honorable Mitch McConnell, Honorable John Boehner, Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Aug. 10, 2010 Tsongas votes to provide funding that will help prevent layoffs and cuts to essential services in Massachusetts
Oct. 3, 2008 The Following is an eNewsletter that Congresswoman Tsongas Sent to Her Constituents Following the Passage of the Financial Rescue Package by Congress
Sept. 24, 2008 Tsongas Praises Inclusion of Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance
June 12, 2008 Applauds Passage of Legislation to Extend Unemployment Benefits
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