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Sam Graves' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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 9, 2014 Graves Introduces Legislation to Stop the EPA, Welcomes Administrator McCarthy to Missouri
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 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 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 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 20, 2014 Luetkemeyer, Graves Applaud Legislation to Improve Management of Missouri's Rivers
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
Oct. 28, 2013 Straight Talk with Sam: Passing a Bipartisan Water Resources Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 House Committee Passes Water Resources Bill with Missouri River Mitigation Provision
Sept. 12, 2013 Graves, Luetkemeyer Continue Efforts to Improve Management of Missouri River
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Missouri Disaster Declaration Support
Aug. 1, 2013 Bloomberg Government - House Small Business Committee Chairman Urges Withdrawal of EPA Storage Tank Rule
Aug. 1, 2013 Graves Votes to Protect Americans from Costly EPA Regulations
June 28, 2013 Weekly Update from Sam
June 25, 2013 Graves Reacts to President's Energy Speech
May 11, 2013 News-PressNow.com - River Can Be Resource if Managed Properly
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Administrator Nelson
July 25, 2012 Roll Call - Regulatory Relief Will Jump-Start Economy
June 27, 2012 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Regulatory Flexibility Act Compliance: Is EPA Failing Small Businesses?
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013
Dec. 19, 2011 Approve the Keystone Pipeline
Dec. 8, 2011 Chairman Graves' Statement on Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act
Nov. 30, 2011 Gibbs Holds Hearing to Examine 2011 Missouri River Flood
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Disaster Assistance: Is SBA Meeting the Recovery Needs of Disaster Victims?
Nov. 3, 2011 Don't Forget the "Forgotten 15" Jobs Bills
Nov. 2, 2011 Graves Requests Oversight Hearings to Get to Bottom of Missouri River Flooding
Oct. 14, 2011 Chairman Graves Supports Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 Graves: American Small Businesses Need Action on Regulations, Not More Lip Service
Sept. 15, 2011 King Introduces Missouri River Flood Control Legislation
Aug. 17, 2011 STL Today - Obama Should Champion Small Business
July 11, 2011 Graves Passes Amendment to Increase Levee Funds
June 30, 2011 President Obama Chooses Fundraising Over Flood Waters
June 3, 2011 Jenkins and Graves Requests Pre-Flooding Corps Visit
May 12, 2011 House Passes Legislation to Increase American Energy
April 27, 2011 The Daily Caller - Small Businesses Severely Hurt by High Energy Prices
April 18, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army of Civil Works - Clean Water Act Program
March 21, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mississippi River
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Discontinue FEMA's Use of "Without Levees" Analysis
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End the De Facto Moratorium and Issue Offshore Drilling Permits
Feb. 11, 2011 Letter to Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency
Dec. 8, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ray LaHood, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation
Oct. 23, 2010 Graves Raises Further Questions About Swan Lake Refuge Proposal
June 30, 2010 Americans for Prosperity: No Climate Tax
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