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Donna Edwards' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Issue Position: Economy
July 11, 2014 Thank You
July 11, 2014 Capital News Service - Maryland Lawmaker Pushes Women's Economic Agenda In Congress
July 11, 2014 MSNBC "Andrea Mitchell Reports" - Transcript
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 3, 2014 Baltimore Sun - Don't Leave Tipped Workers Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Edwards Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Edwards: New State Analysis Highlights Growing Number Of Marylanders Without Unemployment Insurance
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. 15, 2014 Congress Must Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 5, 2014 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Minimum Wage, Iraq, and Marijuana Legalization
Dec. 19, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wages and Low Income Assistance
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 24, 2013 New Poll: 80% of Americans Support Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 and Want it to be a Congressional Priority
June 20, 2013 Edwards Statement on GOP Failure to Pass Farm Bill
March 5, 2013 Edwards' Tipped Minimum Wage Increase Included in Sen. Harkin and Rep. Miller's "Fair Minimum Wage Act"
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 26, 2013 Stop the Sequester
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Sept. 5, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Feb. 1, 2012 Restore Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2011 No Tax Cuts Under the Christmas Tree
Dec. 20, 2011 Sense of House Regarding Any Final Measure to Extend Certain Expiring Provisions
Dec. 14, 2011 House Holiday Humbugs
Oct. 14, 2011 Pass the American Jobs Act
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 11, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 3, 2011 All the Cards are on the Table
April 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 13, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 19, 2010 Extension of Unemployment Benefits
July 1, 2010 Congresswoman Edwards Helps Out-of-Work Americans by Voting to Extend Unemployment Assistance
Sept. 9, 2008 Edwards: Congressional Budget Office Deficit Numbers Are Further Evidence of Failed Bush Administration Policies
July 23, 2008 Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards Applauds Minimum Wage Increases from $5.85 to $6.55
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid
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