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Charlie Dent's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 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
Feb. 12, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Cantor - Reauthorize VAWA
Dec. 14, 2012 Our Hearts, Our Thoughts, and Our Prayers
May 16, 2012 Dent Statement on Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
May 7, 2012 Letter to Colleagues
Jan. 8, 2011 Dent Statement on the Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
Sept. 17, 2009 Congressman Dent Votes To Defund ACORN, Looks To Shut Down Its Illegal Activities
June 18, 2009 Representative Dent Opposes Appropriations Bill That May Endanger Troops And Ease Entry Of Gitmo Detainees
June 9, 2009 Representative Dent Opposes Importing Guantanamo Detainees; Rejects Notion That Ghailani Is A "Test Case"
May 21, 2009 Congressman Dent introduces legislation to help fight gangs
Oct. 28, 2008 Lehigh Valley Police Departments Take Delivery On Next-Generation Video Equipment
Oct. 22, 2008 Congressman Dent Addresses Campus Safety
Oct. 10, 2008 Rep. Dent Calls for Vigilance Against Voter Fraud
July 11, 2008 Rep. Dent Calls on Supreme Court to Reconsider Ruling Against Death Penalty for Child Rapists
May 14, 2008 Fighting Crime
May 14, 2008 For National Police Week, Congressman Dent Promotes Anti-Crime Legislation
March 14, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
March 14, 2008 Congressman Dent Reminds Colleagues Why We Need FISA Upgrades in Bipartisan Senate Bill
March 5, 2008 Protect America Act
Oct. 25, 2007 Commending First Responders Battling Wildfires in Southern California
Oct. 2, 2007 Rep. Dent Urges Subcommittee to Consider His Legislation for Regional Anti-Gang Task Forces
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security
July 25, 2007 Rep. Dent Introduces Anti-Gang Task Force Act
July 18, 2007 Rep. Dent Hails Increase Of Funding For Pennsylvania's First Responders
June 14, 2007 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
May 17, 2007 Congressman Dent's Statement On Virginia Tech Shootings
May 9, 2007 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (continued)
Dec. 6, 2006 Condemning St. Denis, France, For Naming Street In Honor Of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Nov. 7, 2006 British Terror Plotter Sentenced; Congrssman Dent Cites Good Intelligence for Foiling Al Qaeda Plans
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - Congressman Dent votes to update surveillance laws to counter terrorist threat
Sept. 21, 2006 Press Releases - Congressman Dent lauds stronger laws to enforce border security
Aug. 10, 2006 Congressman Dent Commends British for Foiling Terror Plot, Calls for Increased Vigilance
July 11, 2006 Congressman Dent Votes to Crack Down on Illegal Internet Gambling
July 11, 2006 Congressman Dent's statement on judge's upholding Jefferson search "Congressional offices are not above the law"
July 11, 2006 Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act
March 31, 2006 Congressman Dent announces that Lehigh Valley is one of six designated sites in the U.S. for new, comprehensive anti-gang initiative
Sept. 14, 2005 Congressman Dent Votes to Bolster Laws Protecting Children Against Sexual Predators
July 13, 2005 John F. Whiteside Joliet Post Office Building
July 7, 2005 U.S. Rep. Dent's Statement on Terrorist Bombings in London
May 18, 2005 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006
May 10, 2005 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for National Peace Officers' Memorial Service
May 10, 2005 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Justice and Law Enforcement
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