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Gregory Meeks' Public Statements

Full Name: Gregory W. Meeks
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 02/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Simone-Marie; 3 Children: Ebony, Aja, Nia-Aiyana
Birth Date: 09/25/1953
Birth Place: New York City
Home City: Far Rockaway, NY
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
July 11, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Votes Against Republican-Led Farm Bill
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
July 8, 2013 Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
July 2, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Reform Sandy Aid Regulations
July 1, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 26, 2013 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement
June 25, 2013 Statement of Congressman Gregory W. Meeks on the Supreme Court Decision Overturming Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Hail Negotiations as "Significant Step" to Removing Long-Standing Barriers to Exports
June 7, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report
June 4, 2013 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 30, 2013 Letter to Honorable Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 23, 2013 Smarter Solutions for Students Act
May 17, 2013 Recognizing Jordan
May 10, 2013 U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks: Help Is On The Way
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Effort to Assist Sandy Victims
April 12, 2013 New Dems Encouraged by Japan Entering TPP Negotiations
April 10, 2013 U.S. Rep. Meeks Statement on the President's Budget
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
March 15, 2013 New Dems Respond to Japan's Request for Membership in the TPP
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 7, 2013 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on his Upcoming Trip Representing the United States at the Funeral of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Grimm, Maloney Introduce Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Reauthorization
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 15, 2013 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Applauds Passage of Overdue Sandy Relief Funding
Jan. 4, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks on the Passing of $9.7B in Sandy Relief
Jan. 4, 2013 Temporary Increase in Borrowing Authority for National Flood Insurance Program
Jan. 3, 2013 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Republican Leadership's Reversal on Sandy Aid Package
Jan. 2, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Jan. 1, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Votes to Avoid Fiscal Cliff
Jan. 1, 2013 Moving Forward for the American People
Jan. 1, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Dec. 26, 2012 FOX "Your World with Cavuto" Transcript: Fiscal Cliff Deal
Dec. 21, 2012 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Response to the National Rifle Association Press Conference
Dec. 21, 2012 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on President Obama's Nomination of Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State
Dec. 20, 2012 Congressman Meeks Response to House Ethics Committee Decision
Dec. 19, 2012 Newsday - LI congressional delegation backs gun curbs
Dec. 14, 2012 Statement by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks on Today's Tragic Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut
Dec. 13, 2012 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Ambassador Rice
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