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Sam Graves' Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
General Nov. 4, 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 30, 2014 Committee Exposes Program Duplication at the SBA
March 7, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State
Feb. 27, 2014 Graves Applauds House Passage of The ALERRT ACT/ Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act
Feb. 26, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Oct. 21, 2013 Straight Talk with Sam: Confronting our Debt Crisis
Oct. 14, 2013 Straight Talk with Sam: Working Toward a Solution
Oct. 7, 2013 Straight Talk with Sam: The Government Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Graves Statement on Government Shutdown
Aug. 26, 2013 Making Government Leaner
Aug. 14, 2013 GAO Report: Better Management of Trade Programs Are Needed to Help Small Businesses Export
Aug. 12, 2013 Keeping Government Employees Accountable
Aug. 1, 2013 Graves Votes to Put an End to Government Abuse
July 19, 2013 Graves, Hanna Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Benefit Small Construction Contractors
July 7, 2013 Newsletter - Reducing Government Waste
July 2, 2013 The Federal Government Shorts Small Businesses Again, Misses Contracting Goal For Seventh Straight Year
June 27, 2013 Graves Works to Improve Government Efficiency, Save Taxpayer Dollars
June 26, 2013 Small Businesses Outline Priorities for New U.S. Trade Representative
June 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Ready to Export: Small Business Policy Recommendations for USTR
June 14, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Removal of Eric Holder
June 5, 2013 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - : "Reducing Duplication and Promoting Efficiency at the SBA: The Inspector General's View"
June 5, 2013 Committee Focuses on Fiscal Path for SBA with Inspector General
June 3, 2013 Newsletter - Challenging the EPA
May 16, 2013 Government Executive - GSA Underpaid Small Business Contractors, House Probe Finds
May 16, 2013 Bloomberg - U.S. Owes Small Contractors $3 Million, Says Graves
May 16, 2013 Committee Investigation Finds More Than One Thousand Small Business Contractors Weren't Fully Paid
May 16, 2013 Washington Business Journal - Small Businesses Often Lose in GSA Schedule Contracts, Hill Investigation Finds
May 16, 2013 Committee Investigation Finds More Than One Thousand Small Business Contractors Weren't Fully Paid
May 15, 2013 The Washington Post - GSA Owes More Than $3 Million to Small Businesses
April 10, 2013 USPS Agrees to Abide by Law, Maintain Six-Day Delivery
March 19, 2013 Reducing Our Debt by Reducing Government Duplication
Dec. 1, 2011 Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011
Nov. 3, 2011 Don't Forget the "Forgotten 15" Jobs Bills
Oct. 28, 2011 Straight Talk- Small Biz Owners Can Breathe Easier-- 3% Withholding Repealed
Oct. 27, 2011 Graves, Mulvaney Applaud House Passage of 3% Withholding Repeal
Oct. 4, 2011 Chairman Graves' Statement on Today's Small Business Contractor Arrests
July 27, 2010 Straight Talk with Same - Equal Branches
March 12, 2008 Graves Votes to Create Independent Ethics Panel
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