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Sam Graves' Public Statements

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' B. Graves
Office: U.S. House (MO) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lesley; 3 Children: Megan, Trey, Emily
Birth Date: 11/07/1963
Birth Place: Tarkio, MO
Home City: Tarkio, MO
Religion: Baptist
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Date Title
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs-Part II
July 23, 2014 Committee Examines Reforms to SBIR/STTR Programs
July 18, 2014 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Bureaucratic Barriers
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Barriers to Entrepreneurship: Examining the Anti-Trust Implications of Occupational Licensing
July 16, 2014 Committee Examines Onerous Licensing Barriers for Entrepreneurs
July 15, 2014 Roll Call - EPA's Backyard Blitz Imperiled
July 11, 2014 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Economic Mixed Bag
July 11, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Reverse Davis-Bacon Decision
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Graves Introduces Legislation to Stop the EPA, Welcomes Administrator McCarthy to Missouri
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Border Crisis
June 30, 2014 Graves Statement on Obamacare Violation of Religious Freedom
June 27, 2014 Graves' Concerns Regarding Obamacare Small Business Program Continue To Go Unanswered
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Graves Votes to Lower Gas Prices, Advance U.S. Energy Independence & Job Growth
June 26, 2014 Graves Supports Lowering Gas Prices Bill to Benefit Small Firms
June 24, 2014 Graves Supports Energy Infrastructure Legislation for Small Business Growth
June 24, 2014 The Missouri Times - Column: Congressman Sam Graves "Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence"
June 24, 2014 Graves: Skyrocketing Obamacare Premiums Fit Pattern of Incompetence & Mistrust
June 24, 2014 Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence
June 13, 2014 Roll Call - Expanded Clean Water Act Rules Hurt Small Business
June 12, 2014 Graves Fights Federal Land Grab on Missouri River, Protections Signed into Law
June 12, 2014 Graves Welcomes Small Business Tax Relief Act
June 11, 2014 Committee Examines Impact of FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate on General Aviation
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for General Aviation
June 11, 2014 Graves Requests Withdrawal of Controversial "Waters' Rule as EPA is Prompted to Extend Public Comment Period
June 10, 2014 Graves Welcomes Extended Comment Period for Controversial "Waters' Rule
June 10, 2014 Another Day, Another SHOP Delay
June 4, 2014 GAO Again Confirms Collaboration Among National Trade Programs Lacking
June 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calls for Obamacare Small Business Data
June 2, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote
June 2, 2014 Graves Statement on President Obama's Planned Cap-and-Trade Mandate
May 30, 2014 EPA Water Rule Takes National Spotlight, Graves Hearing Examines Impact on Missouri Homebuilders & Cattlemen
May 30, 2014 Graves Statement on VA Scandal, Shinseki Resignation
May 29, 2014 Impact of EPA's "Waters of the U.S.' Proposed Rule on Small Businesses Could Be Significant
May 28, 2014 Graves Hearing to Feature Testimony from Blue Springs Resident
May 27, 2014 Graves Urges EPA & Corps to Halt Waters Rule
May 23, 2014 Graves Alerts Small Businesses to Another EPA Power Grab
May 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Graves and Committee Members Urge EPA and Corps to Halt Waters Rule
May 22, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Committee Examines Reforms to Key Research and Development Programs
May 21, 2014 House To Vote On Small Business Contracting Legislation As NDAA Amendments
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
May 20, 2014 Luetkemeyer, Graves Applaud Legislation to Improve Management of Missouri's Rivers
May 15, 2014 Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Want to Know if Obamacare Processing Center is Abusing Taxpayer Funds
May 9, 2014 Graves Commemorates National Small Business Week
May 9, 2014 Chairman Graves Commemorates National Small Business Week
May 8, 2014 Committee's Small Business Legislation Included In NDAA
May 7, 2014 Graves Statement on KCI Commission Recommendation
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities
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