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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 18, 2017 The Hill - Trump Must Keep CFPB Director RIchard Cordray
Dec. 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Protect Women's Right to Choose
March 29, 2016 Letter to Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price - Prioritize Family Homelessness Response and Expand Services
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Ways and Means
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Workers' Rights
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
April 17, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on State Food Stamp Disbursement Problems
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Hails Senate Bipartisan Action to Extend Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 8, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wages and Low Income Assistance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 3, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Possible Exhaustion of Fulton County Energy Assistance Funds
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 12, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Proposes HHS Adjustment for Hospitals Serving Low-Income Patients
March 18, 2013 Sequestration Cuts Harming Americans
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Jobs and Unemployment
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Poverty
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Children, Women and Families
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
July 24, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Call for Extension of EITC, CTC and AOTC
July 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out Against Repeal of Healthcare Reform
April 18, 2012 Representative John Lewis Says Republican Cuts to Social Safety Net Are Heartless, Not Fiscally Sound
Dec. 13, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Presses For Clean, Straightforward Extension to U.I.
Dec. 12, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 3630, The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 16, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Nov. 16, 2011 Unemployment Insurance Extension
July 15, 2011 Letter to Nancy Peolsi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
April 15, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Sponsors Financial Literacy Bill
April 7, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on Impact of Government Shutdown
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter to Jacqueline Berrien, Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Aug. 10, 2010 Representative John Lewis Celebrates the Passage of Jobs Bill
July 30, 2010 Extend Unemployment Benefits Now
July 1, 2010 Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010
June 29, 2010 House Disappoints by Failing to Pass Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
May 28, 2010 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
Feb. 2, 2010 Rep. Lewis Wants Cash Back For Citizens Paying High Credit Card Interest
Nov. 19, 2009 Opening Statement Of Chairman John Lewis At Joint Hearing On Food Banks
June 12, 2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
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