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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' H. Bishop
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathryn; 2 Children: Molly, Meghan
Birth Date: 06/01/1950
Birth Place: Southampton, NY
Home City: Southampton, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 12, 2014 Bishop Urges VA to Expand Assistance to Vets Exposed to Open-Air Burn Pits
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Nov. 9, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
June 27, 2013 Burn Pit Toxic Exposure Illness will be Studied, Treated at Defense Centers of Excellence Under Bishop's Bill
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Bishop, Runyan, King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renovate Veterans Halls and Posts
May 22, 2013 Newsletter - Ending the Claims Backlog for Disabled Veterans
May 9, 2013 Bishop Bill Gives Fathers of Deceased or Disabled Service Members Receive Federal Job Preference
Sept. 18, 2012 Bishop, Runyan Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renovate Veterans Halls and Posts
Sept. 7, 2012 Standing Up for Veterans
June 22, 2012 Bishop Statement on Anniversary of GI Bill
June 6, 2012 Blog:Bipartisanship Isn't a Four-Letter Word
Dec. 11, 2011 The Bishop Bulletin: Honoring Our Veterans
Nov. 18, 2011 Bishop Votes Against Newest Partisan Plan to Gut Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 16, 2011 Bishop Hails Passage of Jobs Package for Veterans
Nov. 10, 2011 Bishop Veterans Day Statement
Oct. 14, 2011 Standing Up for Veterans
June 21, 2011 Bishop Presents $37+ Thousand in Overdue Disability Payments to Smithtown Vietnam Veteran
May 27, 2011 Working for our Service Members and Veterans
May 27, 2011 House Passes Bishop's Amendments to Protect Veterans' Health and Honor Success in Keeping America Safe
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Dec. 22, 2010 Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010
Nov. 10, 2010 Veteran's Day Statement by Congressman Bishop
Oct. 20, 2010 Bishop Named to "A-Team" for Strong Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
Sept. 21, 2010 Bishop Presents Kings Park Korean War Veteran With $33,520 In Retroactive VA Benefits
May 28, 2010 House Passes Bishop Language Mandating Burn Pit Registry
Feb. 22, 2010 Bishop, Vets Unveil New Bill To Renovate Veterans Halls And Posts
Jan. 20, 2010 Bishop Introduces New Bill To Help Troops Exposed To Toxic Burn Pits
Dec. 2, 2009 Recognizing Importance Of Teaching Students About Veterans
Oct. 28, 2009 President Signs Bishop's Prohibition On Toxic Burn Pits
Oct. 19, 2009 Bishop, Veterans Hold Groundbreaking For Calverton Cemetery Expansion
July 16, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - The Evolution of State Approving Agencies
June 25, 2009 Bishop Provision To Prohibit Toxic Burn Pits In Iraq And Afghanistan Passes House
June 12, 2009 Bishop, Sick Veterans, Scientists Oppose Dangerous Burn Pits In Iraq And Afghanistan
May 19, 2009 Bishop Announces Recovery Funding For Seniors, Veterans
March 3, 2009 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Programs
Sept. 26, 2008 Bishop Votes to Provide Funding for Troops, Veterans, Home Heating, and Education
March 20, 2008 Troops Deserve, Nation Needs a New GI Bill
March 20, 2008 Troops Deserve, Nation Needs a New GI Bill
Feb. 29, 2008 Bishop, Vets Announce First Increase in VA Travel Reimbursements in 30 Years
Jan. 22, 2008 Bishop, LI Vets Herald Largest Increase in Veterans' Health Care in History
June 28, 2007 Reps. McCarthy, Israel, Bishop Join Local Vets to Announce Largest Increase to Veterans Health Care in VA History
March 29, 2007 Bishop: New Budget Has Right Priorities For Long Island Families, Veterans And Students
March 23, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, And Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
July 20, 2004 Recognizing Members of AMVETS for Their Service to the Nation
June 14, 2004 Honoring Krystyna Baumgartner, New York State Winner of the VFWS 2004 Voice of Democracy Essay Competition -- (Extensions of Remarks - June 14, 2004)
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Keeping Our Promises to Veterans
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