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Mike Honda's Public Statements

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' M. Honda
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 17
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Mark, Michelle
Birth Date: 06/27/1941
Birth Place: Walnut Creek, CA
Home City: San José, CA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
May 9, 2014 Blog: Why I Voted for the R&D Tax Credit
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Congressmen Announce Support of Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014
May 6, 2014 Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee
May 2, 2014 Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation Respond to Ongoing Racially Charged Remarks in Media
April 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program
April 28, 2014 Climate Change
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 10, 2014 Congressman Honda Introduces Freedom of Faith Act
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - SOFIA Program Cancellation
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Equity in Education
April 7, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Rape Kit Testing, Child Sex Trafficking, and Immigration Courts
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, James Comey, and Kathy Buller - Justice for Peace Corps Volunteer who Reported Sexual Assault
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Minimum Wage and Worker Misclassification
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Fighting Methamphetamine Production and Trafficking
April 1, 2014 Congressman Mike Honda Proposes Extending BART to "Just Outside DC"
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - NASA Space Launch System and Orion
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Boost Efforts on Life-limiting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 15, 2014 Blog: My View on SCA 5
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 11, 2014 Letter to James Comery, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Improve DNA Testing for Law Enforcement
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 24, 2014 Silicon Valley Reps. Eshoo, Lofgren and Honda Announce $141 Million Grant for BART Berryessa Extension
Feb. 21, 2014 Congressman Honda Speaks at Santa Clara University on Immigration Reform
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Metcalf Attack
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sustained Support for NIF
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
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