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Sam Graves' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
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
Date Title
April 7, 2014 St. Joseph News-Press - ObamaCare is no Harmless Prank
April 3, 2014 Graves: Obamacare's 30-Hour Full-Time Workweek Definition Is Harming Small Businesses
April 3, 2014 Obamacare's 30-Hour Full-Time Workweek Definition Is Harming Small Businesses
Jan. 28, 2014 Graves Statement on the State of the Union Address
March 27, 2013 Letter to the Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Marilyn Tavenner - Small Business Health Options Program
March 15, 2013 Graves Applauds Passage of the SKILLS Act
May 14, 2012 Workplace Rules Need to Be Fair
March 30, 2012 Straight Talk- Bipartisan JOBS Act Passes Congress
Jan. 6, 2012 Graves Statement on December Jobs Report
Dec. 26, 2011 Congress Must Do Better in New Year
Nov. 17, 2011 Roll Call - Tax Reform Should Include Individual Reform
Nov. 4, 2011 Chairman Graves' Statement on October Jobs Report
Oct. 6, 2011 The Washington Examiner - Don't Enable Jobless to Sue Small Businesses for Not Being Hired
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Innovative Approaches to Meeting the Workforce Needs of Small Businesses
Sept. 8, 2011 Graves Hearing Examines the Challenge of Small Businesses Finding Qualified Applicants
Aug. 5, 2011 Chairman Graves Statement on July Jobs Report
June 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Access to Capital: Can Small Businesses Access The Credit Necessary To Grow and Create Jobs?"
March 16, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - "Spurring Innovation and Job Creation: The SBIR Program"
March 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Administration Committee - "Committee Funding for the 112th Congress"
Feb. 18, 2011 Straight Talk: Two Year Anniversary of Failed Stimulus Spending Spree
Feb. 4, 2011 Straight Talk: January Jobs Report, Upcoming 1099 Hearing and More
Jan. 27, 2010 Graves' Reaction To The State Of The Union
Jan. 21, 2008 A Shot in the Arm for the Economy
Jan. 7, 2008 Tax Increases are the Wrong Prescription for the Economy
Oct. 2, 2007 Federal Protective Service Guard Contracting Reform Act of 2007
Nov. 2, 2006 Graves Speaks at Gladstone Chamber
Aug. 21, 2006 Straight Talk With Sam (Pension Reform)
April 7, 2006 Over 211,000 New Jobs Added in March
March 13, 2006 115 House Members Sign Norwood Letter Seeking Airline Pension Help
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs
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