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Billy Long's Public Statements

Full Name: Billy Long
Office: U.S. House (MO) - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Kelle, Kaleen
Birth Date: 08/11/1955
Birth Place: Springfield, MO
Home City: Springfield, MO
Religion: Presbyterian
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Date Title
Issue Position: Opposing "Card Check" Legislation
Issue Position: Constitutional Amendment Putting a "Lid on Taxes"
Issue Position: End Wasteful Spending
Issue Position: Energy Independence
Issue Position: Protecting Your Property Rights
Issue Position: Social Values
Issue Position: Combating Illegal Immigration
Issue Position: Supporting Free Trade to Open New Markets for Missouri Goods
Issue Position: Second Amendment
June 24, 2014 Long Works to Enhance Nation's Energy Independence
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 20, 2014 Long Continues Effort to Green Light Keystone XL Pipeline on 2,100th Day Since Application Was Submitted
June 20, 2014 Long Backs Measure Providing Military Pay Raise, Prohibiting Transfer of Guantanamo Bay Detainees
June 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 10, 2014 Long Works to Address Problems Plaguing Department of Veterans Affairs
June 2, 2014 Long Statement on EPA's Cap-and-Trade Proposal
June 2, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 22, 2014 Long Supports USA Freedom Act
May 22, 2014 Supporting The Navy EA-18G
May 21, 2014 Long Takes Action to Hold VA Employees Accountable for Actions, Ensure Delivery of Quality Care
May 15, 2014 Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Want to Know if Obamacare Processing Center is Abusing Taxpayer Funds
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Long Votes to Create Select Committee on Benghazi
May 7, 2014 Long Votes to Hold Lerner in Contempt of Congress
May 2, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants
May 1, 2014 Long Backs FY15 Funding Measure Supporting Military Service Members and Veterans
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force
April 10, 2014 Long Supports FY 2015 Budget Resolution, Balances Budget in 10 Year
April 7, 2014 Long's Taxpayer Transparency Act Part of RSC Budget Proposal
April 3, 2014 Long Works to Protect Workers Jobs and Wages, Restores Traditional Definition of Full-time Employment
April 2, 2014 Long Questions EPA Administrator on Wood Stoves Proposal
March 25, 2014 Long on Religious Freedom and President's Health Care Law
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 13, 2014 Long Takes Steps to Rein in Executive Branch Overreach
March 12, 2014 Long Marks 2000th Day Since Application to Build Keystone Was Submitted
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 5, 2014 Long Takes Action to Provide Americans Relief from Health Care Law's Individual Mandate Tax
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 27, 2014 Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Long's Taxpayer Transparency Act Clears House, Heads to Senate
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 11, 2014 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
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