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Kurt Schrader's Public Statements

Full Name: Kurt Schrader
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 5 Children: Maren, Clare, Steven, Ryan, Travis
Birth Date: 10/19/1951
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT
Home City: Canby, OR
Religion: Episcopal
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 8, 2014 Schrader Introduces Legislation to Fix Social Security Payment Problems
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Oregon Delegation Applauds Release of Timber Payments to Oregon Counties
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
April 3, 2014 Schrader Opposes Republican Budget Proposal
April 1, 2014 Schrader Praises Passage of Legislation to Assist Japanese Tsunami Debris Clean Up
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Letter to John J. Manfreda, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau - Oregon Delegation Calls for Common Sense Rules for Wine Growlers
March 31, 2014 Letter tod Frank Wolf, Chairman and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - $65 Million for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recover Fund
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 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 11, 2014 Faith, Politics & Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 4, 2014 Schrader Praises House Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
March 4, 2014 Subcommittee Recognizes Contributions of Cooperative Extension Service to Agriculture, Youth Development & Rural Communities
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Decision to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 Reps. Schrader and Marino Introduce Bipartisan Flood Insurance Bill
Feb. 6, 2014 Schrader and Simpson Introduce Bill to Fix Wildfire Budget
Feb. 4, 2014 Schrader Praises Senate Passage of 2014 Farm Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Schrader Praises Senate Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina Mccarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bristol Bay from Harmful Pebble Mine
Jan. 29, 2014 Schrader Praises House Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Schrader Responds to the State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Schrader Praises Ruling on Labor Department's "Hot Goods" Cases
Jan. 16, 2014 Schrader's Efforts to Delay Costly, Unfair Flood Insurance Premium Hikes Passes the House
Jan. 13, 2014 Grand Ronde Reservation Act Amendment
Jan. 13, 2014 Schrader Bill To Assist Grand Ronde Tribe Unanimously Passes House
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee and Patty Murray, Chairman, Senate Budget Committee - Seeking Common Ground on Budget
Dec. 12, 2013 Schrader Votes Against Short Term Budget Patch
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Bring ENDA to Floor
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 15, 2013 Schrader Votes to Allow Existing Health Insurance Plans to Continue Through 2014, Introduces Bill to Delay Penalties
Nov. 15, 2013 Schrader Calls On Oracle, Cover Oregon to Fix Website Immediately
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Interview on Straight Talk - President Was Grossly Misleading to the American Public on Obamacare
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 29, 2013 House Passes Schrader Bill to Combat Veterans "Pension Poaching'
Oct. 23, 2013 Schrader Applauds $414K to Expand Manufacturing, Job Growth in Mid-Willamette Valley
Oct. 23, 2013 Schrader Votes to Bolster Oregon Ports, Waterways
Oct. 16, 2013 Schrader Votes to Avoid Default, Reopen Government
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar
Oct. 9, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Debt Limit
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