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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Restore the Minimum Wage
April 3, 2014 Braley: The Only Thing Preventing 300,000 Iowans from Getting a Raise is a Vote
April 2, 2014 After Retirement Security Roundtable with Des Moines Area Businesses, Braley Introduces Retirement Security Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 Braley Joins Push to Force Minimum Wage Vote on House Floor
Jan. 22, 2014 The Gazette: Minimum Wage No Longer Fair
Jan. 9, 2014 Braley Report Highlights Need for Changes in the Minimum Wage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 25, 2013 Braley Honors Workers on Workers Memorial Day
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
March 13, 2013 To Bolster American Manufacturing, Sen. Harkin, Rep. Braley Introduce the Rebuild American Manufacturing Act
Feb. 20, 2013 Braley Talks Manufacturing Growth in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids
May 9, 2012 Braley Introduces Legislation Creating Veterans' Jobs Corps
Jan. 23, 2012 Braley Presses for Action on Yearlong Middle Class Tax Cut Extension
Dec. 22, 2011 Braley Statement on Middle Class Tax Cut Extension Developments
Dec. 20, 2011 Braley Statement on House Vote on Middle Class Tax Cut
Aug. 16, 2011 Braley Meets with Iowa National Guard, Discusses Jobs for Troops
April 4, 2011 Populist Caucus Chair Braley Re-Introduces All-American Flag Act
March 17, 2011 Braley Works to Protect Iowa Jobs
Feb. 16, 2011 Braley Fights to Save Iowa Jobs, Ethanol Industry
Oct. 5, 2010 Braley Meets with Workers, Businesses to Discuss Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Sept. 21, 2010 Braley Introduces Payroll Tax Cut Extension
July 26, 2010 Braley Statement on Removal of Tony Hayward
June 22, 2010 Braley Statement on House Passage of Unemployment Benefits
May 12, 2010 Dem Rep Grills Transocean CEO On 'I'm Not Injured' Forms Signed By Rig Workers
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
April 27, 2010 Supporting The Goals And Ideals Of Workers' Memorial Day
March 4, 2010 House Passes Braley Tax Credit For Small Businesses
Sept. 23, 2009 Braley Opposes Unemployment Benefits Extension That Excludes Help For Iowans
May 13, 2009 Clean Energy For America
Sept. 3, 2008 Braley Statement on Iowa Attorney General Filing Charges Against Agriprocessors, Inc.
April 15, 2008 Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act of 2008
Oct. 24, 2007 Braley Launches Congressional Investigation into Denial of Benefits to Iowa National Guard Troops
Oct. 11, 2007 Braley Votes to Save Jobs in Waterloo
March 1, 2007 Employee Free Choice Act
Jan. 23, 2007 State of the Union Address Provides Opportunity to Begin Working in Bipartisan Fashion
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Populist Caucus
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