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Allyson Schwartz's Public Statements

Full Name: Allyson Y. Schwartz
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: David; 2 Children: Daniel, Jordan
Birth Date: 10/03/1948
Birth Place: Queens, NY
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Schwartz Fights to Protect Seniors and Veterans
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Bipartisan, Bicameral SGR Repeal Proposal
Feb. 4, 2014 Schwartz Urges Supreme Court to Protect Access to Family-Planning Services
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Schwartz Secures $125 Million to Expand Food Retail Options, Create Jobs
Jan. 28, 2014 Schwartz Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 21, 2014 Newletter - Bipartisan Agreement Restores Budget Stability
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Urges Republicans to Join Effort to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 10, 2014 Schwartz Highlights New Protections for Volunteer Firefighters
Jan. 9, 2014 Schwartz Statement on Baucus-Camp-Hatch Bill to Renew Trade Promotion Authority
Jan. 7, 2014 Schwartz Fights for Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - DOD Helicopter Buy
Dec. 19, 2013 Casey, Fattah, Doyle, Brady, Schwartz and Cartwright Release County by County Report Highlighting Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 19, 2013 Extending Unemployment Insurance Would Benefit Over 73,000 Pennsylvanians Looking for Work Extending Unemployment Insurance Will Boost GDP, Employment in Coming Months
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Comissioner Internal Revenue Service - Urging the IRS to Protect Volunteer Firefighters
Dec. 15, 2013 Here's Why We Need to Extend Benefits for the Long-term Jobless
Dec. 13, 2013 Newsletter - Strengthening Social Security
Dec. 12, 2013 Schwartz Statement on Budget Agreeement
Dec. 12, 2013 Schwartz Statement on Ways and Means Committee's Bipartisan SGR Repeal Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
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. 6, 2013 Newsletter - Keeping the Communter Transit Benefit on Track
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi - Bipartisan Letter Urging Extension of Tax Benefit for Pennsylvania Commuters
Nov. 26, 2013 Schwartz Highlights Over $60K for Fort Washington Firefighters; Funding Critical Safety Equipment for First Responders
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 21, 2013 Polis Introduces Legislation to Address Crisis of Rising Student Loan Debt
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Transparency from Insurers
Nov. 15, 2013 Schwartz Statement on Republican Plan to Gut Health Care Law
Nov. 15, 2013 Newletter - Making College More Affordable
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Bill Shuster - River Basin Commission Funding
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 8, 2013 Schwartz Offers Bipartisan Plan to Provide Veterans Priority College Registration
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