Representative Samuel 'Sam' B. Graves's Public Statements


Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' B. Graves
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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8/25/14 E-Newsletter: Putting a Stop to Common Core 8/18/14 E-Newsletter: Holding the IRS Accountable 8/11/14 E-Newsletter: Keeping the Promise to Our Veterans 8/11/14 CNBC - Why Isn't the Senate Taking up Innovation Bill? 8/01/14 The Federal Government Finally Reaches Its Small Business Contracting Goal 8/01/14 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Transformative Technology 7/31/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 7/30/14 Committee Challenges EPA's Failure to Assess Regulatory Impact on Small Business 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/30/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations? 7/25/14 Newsletter: Straight Talk - EPA Excesses 7/23/14 Committee Examines Reforms to SBIR/STTR Programs 7/23/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs-Part II 7/18/14 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Bureaucratic Barriers 7/16/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - Barriers to Entrepreneurship: Examining the Anti-Trust Implications of Occupational Licensing 7/16/14 Committee Examines Onerous Licensing Barriers for Entrepreneurs 7/15/14 Roll Call - EPA's Backyard Blitz Imperiled 7/11/14 Newsletter: Straight Talk - Economic Mixed Bag 7/11/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Reverse Davis-Bacon Decision 7/09/14 Graves Introduces Legislation to Stop the EPA, Welcomes Administrator McCarthy to Missouri 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Border Crisis 6/30/14 Graves Statement on Obamacare Violation of Religious Freedom 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/27/14 Graves' Concerns Regarding Obamacare Small Business Program Continue To Go Unanswered 6/26/14 Graves Votes to Lower Gas Prices, Advance U.S. Energy Independence & Job Growth 6/26/14 Graves Supports Lowering Gas Prices Bill to Benefit Small Firms 6/24/14 Graves Supports Energy Infrastructure Legislation for Small Business Growth 6/24/14 The Missouri Times - Column: Congressman Sam Graves "Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence" 6/24/14 Graves: Skyrocketing Obamacare Premiums Fit Pattern of Incompetence & Mistrust 6/24/14 Small Business Program Mismanagement Epitomizes Obamacare Incompetence 6/13/14 Roll Call - Expanded Clean Water Act Rules Hurt Small Business 6/12/14 Graves Fights Federal Land Grab on Missouri River, Protections Signed into Law 6/12/14 Graves Welcomes Small Business Tax Relief Act 6/11/14 Committee Examines Impact of FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate on General Aviation 6/11/14 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee - FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for General Aviation 6/11/14 Graves Requests Withdrawal of Controversial "Waters' Rule as EPA is Prompted to Extend Public Comment Period 6/10/14 Another Day, Another SHOP Delay 6/10/14 Graves Welcomes Extended Comment Period for Controversial "Waters' Rule 6/04/14 GAO Again Confirms Collaboration Among National Trade Programs Lacking 6/03/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calls for Obamacare Small Business Data 6/02/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote 6/02/14 Graves Statement on President Obama's Planned Cap-and-Trade Mandate 5/30/14 EPA Water Rule Takes National Spotlight, Graves Hearing Examines Impact on Missouri Homebuilders & Cattlemen 5/30/14 Graves Statement on VA Scandal, Shinseki Resignation 5/29/14 Impact of EPA's "Waters of the U.S.' Proposed Rule on Small Businesses Could Be Significant 5/28/14 Graves Hearing to Feature Testimony from Blue Springs Resident 5/27/14 Graves Urges EPA & Corps to Halt Waters Rule 5/23/14 Graves Alerts Small Businesses to Another EPA Power Grab 5/23/14 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