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Charlie Dent's Public Statements

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Pamela; 3 Children: Kathryn, William, Jack
Birth Date: 05/24/1960
Birth Place: Allentown, PA
Home City: Allentown, PA
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy Security
Issue Position: Afghanistan and Iraq
Issue Position: Job Creation and Economic Growth
Issue Position: Health Security
Issue Position: Economic Security
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Health Security
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Issue Position: Fiscal Discipline
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Homeland Security & National Defense
Aug. 1, 2014 Dent Supports Aid to Israel for Iron Dome Defense System
Aug. 1, 2014 Dent Supports Targeted Solutions to Address Border Crisis
July 31, 2014 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014
July 30, 2014 Dent Statement on H. Res. 676 - Providing for Authority to Initiate Litigation for Actions by the President or Other Executive Branch Officials Inconsistent with Their Duties under the Constitution of the United States
July 30, 2014 Congressman Dent Votes for Urgently Needed Reforms to the VA
July 21, 2014 Congressman Dent Co-Sponsors Bill Aimed at Speedily Sending Minors Caught Up in the Border Crisis Back to Their Parents
July 18, 2014 Congressman Dent's Statement on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
July 15, 2014 Dent Releases Statement Regarding President Obama's Emergency Funding Request for Crisis at Border
July 11, 2014 Dent Supports Two Resolutions in Response to Hamas-Israel Conflict
July 10, 2014 Dent Supports Bill to Minimize the Skills Gap Between Workers and High Demand Jobs
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 24, 2014 Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
June 19, 2014 Congressman Dent Tells Dept of Energy to "Cool It" With Costly Ceiling Fan Regulations
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 13, 2014 Congressman Dent Supports Three Measures to Overhaul the VA
May 30, 2014 Congressman Dent Applauds FDA Order Requiring Warnings for Tanning Beds
May 30, 2014 Congressman Dent's Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 22, 2014 Congressman Dent: VA Bureaucrats Who Neglect Veterans Will be Fired
May 15, 2014 Dent Statement on the Boko Haram Kidnapping
May 14, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell and Daniel Ashe, U.S. Secretary of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director - Reevaluate Proposal to List Northern Long-Eared Bat as Endangered
May 9, 2014 Congressman Dent Votes for Bill to Hold Former IRS Official in Contempt of Congress
May 9, 2014 Dent Applauds Bipartisan Action on Passage of Research and Development Tax Credit
May 9, 2014 Dent: Passage of Charter Schools Bill is an "A" for American Education
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 14, 2014 Link Pro-Jobs Policies to a Responsible Extension of Unemployment Benefits
April 7, 2014 Use Economic Leverage and Trade to Thwart Putin Aggression
April 3, 2014 Congressman Dent Applauds Passage of the Save American Workers Act
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Congressman Charlie Dent's Statement Regarding House Passage of H.R. 4152 Providing Loan Guarantees to Ukraine
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 5, 2014 Congressman Dent's Statement on the Senate's Rejection of Debo P. Adegbile to lead the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Dent Responds to the State of the Union Address
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Urging U.S. Military to End Presumptive Ban on Sikh Articles of Faith
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Jan. 15, 2014 Meadows and Dent Tie Unemployment Extension to Job-Growth Policies
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