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Gerry Connolly's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Gerald 'Gerry' E. Connolly
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 11, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 11
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cathy; 1 Child: Caitlin
Birth Date: 03/30/1950
Birth Place: Boston, MA
Home City: Fairfax, VA
Date Title
Issue Position: Ending the War in Iraq
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
May 23, 2014 H.R. 4435, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 8, 2014 Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
May 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 567, Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 7, 2014 Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation and Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
Oct. 30, 2013 Military Times - New Bill Would Prevent Disruptions in Death Benefits
Oct. 29, 2013 Connolly and Rooney Introduce Bill to Make Military Death Benefits Permanent
Sept. 10, 2013 Van Hollen/Connolly Revised Resolution to Put Syrian Chemical Weapons Under International Control and to Deter the Future Use of Chemical Weapons
Sept. 8, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Syria Intervention
July 31, 2013 Newsletter - Congress Must Find a Fix to Sequestration
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 14, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 14, 2013 House Adopts Bipartisan Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
June 8, 2012 Release: House OKs Connolly-Grimm Measure to Protect Urban Search & Rescue Teams
May 29, 2012 News: Connection: Connolly Holds Forum on Federal Government and Technology
May 18, 2012 Release: Connolly's Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Human Trafficking Passes House
May 18, 2012 Release: House Passes Connolly Amendment to Protect Military Families, Disabled Vets, & Widows from Foreclosure
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 17, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
Jan. 5, 2012 Four Connolly Bills & Amendments Signed Into Law on Last Day of Year
Dec. 16, 2011 Webb, Warner, Moran, Connolly Applaud Passage of Mark Center Parking Cap
Dec. 1, 2011 DoD Inspector General Releases Damning Report on BRAC #133
Sept. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Department of Defense
July 14, 2011 Letter to Honorable Leon E. Panetta
July 6, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
June 3, 2011 Regarding Deployment of United States Armed Forces in Libya
June 3, 2011 Regarding Deployment of United States Armed Forces in Libya
May 26, 2011 House Passes Bill with BRAC Transportation Reforms
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 25, 2011 House Democrats Amend NDAA to Protect Troops, Save Billions through Battlefield Fuel Efficiency
Feb. 7, 2011 Members of Virginia & Maryland Delegations Comment on National Academy of Sciences Review of Pentagon Policies on BRAC-related Transportation Impacts
Jan. 20, 2011 Letter: Webb, Warner, Moran, Connolly, Propose BRAC Solutions to Secretary Gates
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 21, 2010 The Federal Times - Pentagon Narrows Scope of Proposed Contractor Cuts
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to Robert McDonnell, Governor of Virginia
Sept. 30, 2010 Letter to Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense - Testify
Aug. 14, 2010 Op-Ed: Will the Defense Cuts do What Robert Gates Says They Will?
Aug. 11, 2010 Letter to Diane Watson, Chairwoman of Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, etc.
Aug. 2, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
April 28, 2010 Implementing Management For Performance And Related Reforms To Obtain Value In Every Acquisition Act Of 2010
Oct. 16, 2009 Connolly Cites Need For Clear Goals And Timeline For Afghanistan
Oct. 13, 2009 Federal Employees, Retirees, Military Benefit In House-Passed Bill
Sept. 8, 2009 Eight Years Of Ruinous Republican Control
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