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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements

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
May 30, 2014 Tsongas Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 30, 2014 Newsletter: An Obligation to Our Veterans
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 22, 2014 United States Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 House Passes Annual Defense Bill with Key Tsongas Provisions
May 21, 2014 New Tsongas Bill Calls for Congressional Gold Medal for Distinguished Air Force Veterans
May 20, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 16, 2014 Newsletter: Preserving the Planet Now and in the Future
May 14, 2014 Tsongas Visits "Military Moms" on Mother's Day on 6th Trip to Afghanistan
May 11, 2014 The Eagle-Tribune - Innovation Keeps Regional Manufacturing Strong
May 9, 2014 Irresponsible R&D Bill Would Add Billions to National Deficit
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Key Portions of Annual Defense Authorization Bill Authored by Tsongas
May 8, 2014 Tsongas Authors Provisions in Annual Defense Bill to Suppot MA Military Installations
May 6, 2014 Petri, Tsongas Introduce Legislation to Promote Financial Independence Among Disabled Adults and Seniors
May 6, 2014 White House Releases Major Report on Climate Change, Local Impact
May 6, 2014 Tsongas & Petri File Legislation to Promote Financial Independence Among Disabled Adults and Seniors
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 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 16, 2014 The Lowell Sun - An Equal-Opportunity Budget
April 15, 2014 Congresswoman Tsongas Statement on Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing
April 10, 2014 Congresswoman Tsongas Statement on Harmful GOP Budget
April 10, 2014 Tsongas, Turner Unveil New Military Sexual Assault Legislation
April 10, 2014 Tsongas Statement on Afghan Elections
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 Mass Officials Promote National Prescription Drugtake-Back Day
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Tsongas Rebukes Drilling on Conservation Land
April 4, 2014 Tsongas Bill Gives Military More Tools to Recruit and Retain the Best Minds and Talent for Defense Research Labs
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Climate Change and Clean Energy Initiatives
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 25, 2014 Governor Patrick Announces More than $25 Million to Create Over 335 Unites of Supportive Housing
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
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