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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Date Title
Sept. 21, 2016 House Democratic Health Leaders Introduce Bill to Improve Medicare Benefits and Update Enrollment Process
May 19, 2016 Housing for Homeless Students Act
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
Feb. 25, 2016 McDermott, DelBene Introduce Bill to Fix Critical Oversight in SNAP Program
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
Aug. 12, 2015 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress
July 28, 2015 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Rural Health Disparities
June 22, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Protect Equal Access to Medicaid Providers
June 19, 2015 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Housing Choice Voucher Fund Allocation
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
Feb. 24, 2015 Introduction of the SNAP Work Opportunity Act
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
May 9, 2014 McDermott Introduces The Medicaid Self-Referral Act of 2014
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
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 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 12, 2013 McDermott Statement on Budget Compromise
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 18, 2013 End Hunger Now
June 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Encouraging Work Through the Social Security Disability Insurance Program
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 16, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Better Enforce False Claims Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 26, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce "No Excuses" Legislation to Spur Job Growth
July 24, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Call for Extension of EITC, CTC and AOTC
May 3, 2012 McDermott Proposes New Federal Program for Child Care Assistance
April 27, 2012 Ensuring Child Care for Working Families Act
April 17, 2012 Supporting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
April 4, 2012 McDermott Statement on WA State's Long-Term Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil & Human Rights
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Poverty
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Housing, Jobs & Economy
Dec. 15, 2011 Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act
Nov. 9, 2011 Occupy Wall Street Movement
Nov. 7, 2011 McDermott, New Poverty Measure: "Govt. Programs Make a Difference"
Sept. 21, 2011 Short Term TANF Extension Act
July 15, 2011 Letter to Nancy Peolsi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
Jan. 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Nov. 18, 2010 Republicans Desert Millions of Unemployed Americans Before the Holidays
Nov. 18, 2010 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter to Jacqueline Berrien, Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Nov. 17, 2010 Levin, McDermott Introduce Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits
Nov. 9, 2010 McDermott Questions Republican Proposal to Reduce Deficit by Eliminating Programs that have Already Expired
Oct. 19, 2010 Politico - Jobless Benefits About to Crash
Oct. 13, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 29, 2010 Rep. McDermott Blasts Senate Republicans For Blocking Jobs Program
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