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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
Date Title
June 20, 2017 Hearing of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Opening Statement of Rep Tsongas, Markup on FY 2018 NDAA
June 13, 2017 Tsongas questions top military leaders on women in combat
June 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Commit to Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty
June 7, 2017 Tsongas Meets with German Government and Civil Society Leaders to Discuss U.S.-German Alliance
May 23, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Congressional Authorization for Use of Military Force
May 8, 2017 Letter to Admiral John M. Richardson, USN Chief of Naval Operations - Navy T-45 Aircraft
March 2, 2017 Tsongas subcommittee discusses modernizing the U.S. Army and deterring Russian aggression in Europe
Feb. 7, 2017 Air Force and Army Four Star Generals commit to continued investment in modernization and keeping the military on the cutting edge
Jan. 10, 2017 Letter to the Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Continue Commitment to Department of Defense Auditability
Dec. 2, 2016 Key Portions of Annual Defense Authorization Bill Championed by Tsongas Support Small Business, Servicemember Protections and More
Oct. 25, 2016 Worcester Telegram Gazette - U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas Looks for Change on Nov. 8
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee - Environmental NDAA Provisions
July 14, 2016 Tsongas Appointed by House Leadership to Help Work Out Differences Between House and Senate Defense Bills
June 15, 2016 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
June 14, 2016 Senate NDAA includes ‘100% Made in America' Footwear Provision
June 10, 2016 Military Advantage - New Balance Nears Big Win in Recruit Athletic Shoe Campaign
June 6, 2016 The Boston Globe - Military Should Be in US-made Running Shoes
May 5, 2016 Tsongas Statement on DOD Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military
May 2, 2016 Boston Globe - Bill to Force Pentagon to Shift to US-Made Sneakers May Help New Balance
April 29, 2016 Boston Herald - Sneaker Biz Seeks a Kick
April 28, 2016 Key portions of annual defense authorization bill authored by Tsongas
April 26, 2016 Military Letters Confirm Sage Grouse Protections Don't Compromise Readiness, National Security
March 15, 2016 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Tsongas, Members Day
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Keep Our Nation Secure, and Protect and Provide for Those Who are Defending it
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Nov. 5, 2015 Updated version of annual defense bill passes House, with key portions authored by Tsongas
Nov. 5, 2015 Updated Version of Annual Defense Bill Passes House, With Key Portions Authored by Tsongas
Oct. 1, 2015 Tsongas Statement On Annual Defense Authorization Bill
July 20, 2015 The Hill - Lawmakers Push to Help Male Mictims of Military Sexual Assault
July 20, 2015 Huffington Post - Support Male Survivors of Sexual Assault
July 16, 2015 Lowell Sun - Army Moms can be Nursing Moms
July 14, 2015 Army Times - 4-star: Army Reviewing Breastfeeding Policy
July 14, 2015 Army Chief of Staff Responds to Tsongas Request: Agrees to Review Breastfeeding Rules
July 2, 2015 The Hill - Lawmaker Wants Army Breastfeeding Policy
June 17, 2015 Tsongas Questions Top Military Leaders on ISIL Strategy and Supports Resolution to Prompt AUMF Debate
June 10, 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016
May 20, 2015 Bloomberg - Is the U.S. Military Ready to Accommodate Breastfeeding Soldiers?
May 15, 2015 E&E Publishing - Endangered Species: House Passes Defense Bill With Riders to Hamstring ESA Listings
May 15, 2015 Tsongas Statement on Annual Defense Authorization Bill
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
April 30, 2015 Annual defense Bill Includes Tsongas Bill to Support Military Sexual Assault Survivors
April 30, 2015 Key Portions of Annual Defense Authorization Bill Authored by Tsongas
Dec. 4, 2014 House Passes Annual Defense Bill with Key Tsongas Provisions
Nov. 15, 2014 Sentinel & Enterprise - Tsongas Looks for Oversight on Equipment after Ferguson
Nov. 13, 2014 Washington Post - Islamic State Advances Halted in Some Areas of Iraq, US Defense Officials Say
Nov. 13, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - The Department of Defense Excess Property Program in Support of US Law Enforcement Agencies: An Overview of DOD Authorities, Roles, Responsibilities, and Implementation of Section 1033 of the 1997 National Defense Authorization Act
Oct. 29, 2014 Newsletter: US Service Academy and Military Career Forum
Oct. 21, 2014 Boston Public Radio - Congresswoman Niki Tsongas: President Obama "Needs A Congressional Vote" On Action Against ISIS
Aug. 18, 2014 Lowell Sun - Tsongas Reaches Across to GOP
May 22, 2014 House Passes Annual Defense Bill with Key Tsongas Provisions
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