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Donna Edwards' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Donna F. Edwards
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 06/17/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Jared
Birth Date: 06/28/1958
Birth Place: Yancyville, NC
Home City: Fort Washington, MD
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Edwards Attends White House Bill-Signing Ceremony For Conference Report For Water Resources Reform And Development Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 9, 2014 Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work
April 7, 2014 Edwards Joins President Obama For Announcement Of Youth CareerConnect Grant Award To Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation
April 3, 2014 Raising the Minimum Wage
April 3, 2014 Baltimore Sun - Don't Leave Tipped Workers Behind
March 26, 2014 Women's History Month and the Women's Economic Agenda
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
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 Edwards Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Edwards Applauds President's Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage For Government Contract Workers
Jan. 5, 2014 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Minimum Wage, Iraq, and Marijuana Legalization
Dec. 18, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Economy
Dec. 10, 2013 Jobs
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
July 24, 2013 New Poll: 80% of Americans Support Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 and Want it to be a Congressional Priority
July 11, 2013 Ruppersberger, Maryland Delegation Urge Congress to Replace Sequestration, End Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
May 8, 2013 Edwards Statement on GOP's Working Families Flexibility Act
April 12, 2013 Edwards Denounces Republican Effort to Shut Down the National Labor Relations Board
April 9, 2013 DeLauro, Edwards, Matsui Mark Equal Pay Day
April 9, 2013 Recognition of Equal Pay Day
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Jan. 3, 2013 Sarbanes, Members of the Maryland Delegation Announce 5-Year Delay in Treasury Department, GSA Plan to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Edwards, Hoyer, Van Hollen, Cummings Criticize Treasury Department, Gsa Decision to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
Aug. 29, 2012 Edwards, Mikulski, Cardin, Hoyer, Van Hollen, and Cummings Criticize Treasury Department, GSA Decision to Move 450 Jobs out of Prince George's County
June 22, 2012 Edwards Highlights $10 Million Tiger Grant to Complete Anacostia Riverwalk Trail System
June 5, 2012 Legislation would Modernize the Equal Pay Act of 1963 to Help Close the Wage Gap
Feb. 17, 2012 Congresswoman Edwards Votes Against Conference Report over Attacks on Federal Workers
Jan. 16, 2012 Congresswoman Edwards' Statement on Passage of FY 2012 Appropriations Omnibus
Jan. 6, 2012 Congresswoman Edwards' Statement on December Jobs Report
Dec. 20, 2011 No Tax Cuts Under the Christmas Tree
Dec. 13, 2011 Time For Change On Tax Extender
Nov. 30, 2011 Congresswoman Edwards Opposes Latest Republican Attempts to Deny Workers' Their Rights
Oct. 14, 2011 Pass the American Jobs Act
June 14, 2011 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day
April 14, 2011 Correcting the Enrollment of H.R. 1473
March 3, 2011 No Jobs Bill
Feb. 10, 2011 Where Are the Jobs?: House of Representatives
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 1, 2010 MSNBC "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
Nov. 18, 2010 Congresswoman Edwards: Republican Failure to Vote for Unemployment Insurance Unconscionable
Nov. 18, 2010 Extend Unemployment Benefits
July 26, 2010 Jobs and the Economy
July 21, 2010 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of RULE XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
May 28, 2010 Congresswoman Edwards Votes to Promote and Preserve American Job Creation
Feb. 25, 2010 Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards: Critical Provisions For Working Families Extended In The House
Feb. 23, 2010 Jobs And The Economy
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