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Randy Forbes' Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

Full Name: James Randy Forbes
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 06/19/2001
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shirley; 4 Children: Neil, Jamie, Jordan, Justin
Birth Date: 02/17/1952
Birth Place: Chesapeake
Home City: Chesapeake, VA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Communities
May 22, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Scott, Nadler, and Forbes Applaud House Passage of the USA Freedom Act
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission - The Lifeline "Obamaphone" Program Symbolizes Everything That's Wrong in Washington
Sept. 16, 2013 Reps. Mike Thompson, Frank LoBiondo, Luis Gutierrez, J. Randy Forbes Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Oversight, Improve Accountability of Intelligence Community
Aug. 16, 2013 Blog: Bypassing Congress to Raise Prices on Consumers
May 14, 2013 Forbes: X-47B Test "Major Leap Forward"
July 19, 2012 Blog: Question of the Week: Do You Believe an Independent Investigator Should Be Appointed to Investigate the Recent Flurry of Leaks of Classified National Security Information?
April 29, 2012 The Air Force We Need
April 4, 2011 Caucus Brief: Chinese Hackers Target Major U.S. Security Firm
Aug. 20, 2010 Protecting Yourself in a Technology Driven Society
Aug. 18, 2010 Blog: Keep Your Family Safe Online
Aug. 6, 2010 An Electronic Pearl Harbor
Aug. 3, 2010 Forbes Statement on Report That U.S. Cybersecurity Falls Short
May 15, 2009 Parenting Online
Aug. 4, 2008 Online Safety Forum
July 31, 2008 Forbes Applauds Passage of Grant Program for Minority Serving Institutions
Oct. 29, 2007 The Shrinking Marketplace of Ideas
Sept. 26, 2007 Forbes Cosponsors Bill to Prevent Internet Access Taxation
Sept. 18, 2007 Hearing of the House Commitee on the Judiciary. Warrantless Surveillance and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Sept. 10, 2007 Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Congressman Forbes Begins a Summer Primer Series
July 16, 2007 House to Consider Forbes Legislation Highlighting the Importance of Modeling & Simulation as a "National Critical Technology"
June 15, 2007 Forbes Introduces Legislation Highlighting the Importance of Modeling & Simulation
May 3, 2007 Forbes Pushes for Consumer Technology Protections
May 3, 2007 Forbes Announces Co-Chair of Modeling and Simulation Caucus
April 25, 2007 Forbes Applauds Advance of Legislation Increasing American Competitiveness
Nov. 16, 2005 Expressing Sense of Congress Regarding Oversight of the Internet Coporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Feb. 18, 2005 Forbes reintroduces legislation to close the digital divide at Minority-Serving Institutions
Sept. 15, 2004 Letter to Andrew J. Heyward, President, CBS News
June 17, 2004 Hearing of the Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property Subcommittee of House Judiciary Committee - H.R. 4586, The Family Movie Act of 2004
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