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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Steve J. Israel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marlene; 2 Children
Birth Date: 05/30/1958
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Dix Hills, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Nov. 11, 2013 On Veterans Day, Rep. Israel Announces that He's Helped New York Veterans Recoup $7 Million in Benefits
July 26, 2013 Reps. Israel and Murphy Introduce Bill to Help End Veteran Homelessness
July 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and King Get Bipartisan Amendment Passed in House
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 11, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces New Legislation to Repeal Dishonorable Discharges for Gay Veteran
April 29, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces New Legislation to Help VA Address Major Claims
March 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Secure Veterans' Health Records
Dec. 21, 2012 Israel-King Amendment Included in FY13 Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 5, 2012 Steve Israel DNC Speech
June 7, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 17, 2012 Reps. Israel and King Amend Defense Authorization Bill to Improve Mental Health Treatment for National Guard and Reserves
March 30, 2012 Representative Israel, Farmingdale State College Host Veterans Resource Fair
Feb. 3, 2012 Rep. Israel's Wilderness Warriors Proposal Included in President's Putting Vets Back to Work Initiative
Nov. 11, 2011 Rep. Israel Announces New Legislation to Improve Mental Health Treatment for our Armed Forces
Nov. 4, 2011 Boxer, Israel, Begich & Merkley Introduce Bill to Help End Veteran Homelessness
Aug. 24, 2011 Rep. Israel Calls on Congress to Immediately Pass a Bipartisan Veterans Jobs Package
July 15, 2011 Rep. Steve Israel Announces the Introduction of Legislation to Honor Cold War Veterans
Feb. 7, 2011 Rep. Israel, Judge Kluger, Judge Leis, Northport VAMC Director Phil Moschitta Announce Suffolk County Veterans Court
Aug. 30, 2010 Reps. Israel, Bishop Host Panel to Address Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome for Returning Service Members
Aug. 5, 2010 Rep. Israel, Islip Officials to Announce New Federal Funding for Veterans Facilities in Islip
Aug. 5, 2010 Rep. Israel Hosts Post-9/11 GI Bill Workshop to Help Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans with New Education Benefits
July 12, 2010 Rep. Steve Israel Announces New Initiative to Enlist LI Scouts in Recording Veterans' Stories
June 17, 2010 Rep. Israel Amends Small Business Bill to Expand Assistance and Outreach to Veteran-Owned Businesses
June 16, 2010 Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010
March 21, 2010 Rep. Israel Resolution Honoring Cold War Veterans Passes In The House Of Representatives
July 10, 2009 Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Of The House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Department
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - Veterans Jobs Bills
Feb. 27, 2009 Rep. Israel Urges Gov. Paterson to Keep Suffolk County Homeless Veterans Shelter Open
April 18, 2008 U.S. Reps. Steve Israel and Peter King Announce Legislation Aiding Homeless Veterans
Nov. 8, 2007 Celebrate Veterans Day
Nov. 2, 2007 Rep. Israel, Uninsured Local Vets Call on President to Support Bills Expanding Veterans Health Access
Nov. 2, 2007 The Myth of the Congressional Three-Day Weekend
Oct. 31, 2007 Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 24, 2007 Tired of Red Tape
Oct. 20, 2007 Rep. Israel Hosts Veterans and Reservists Workshop
June 28, 2007 Reps. McCarthy, Israel, Bishop Join Local Vets to Announce Largest Increase to Veterans Health Care in VA History
June 21, 2007 House Veterans Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Rep. Israel Bill Protecting Troops from Foreclosure and Financial Harassment
June 6, 2007 Find Ways To Come Together On Iraq
May 10, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, And Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007
March 23, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, And Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
July 22, 2006 Senator Clinton and Rep. Israel Hold Joint Military Forum
June 8, 2006 Democrats Plan for a War Forward in Iraq
June 1, 2004 Honoring the Dedication of the National World War II Memorial
May 5, 2004 Honoring Nathan Bruckenthal
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
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