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2009 Presidential Inauguration Tickets

The process for dispersal of inaugural tickets has not yet been determined by the President-Elect’s Inaugural Committee, but it is expected that Congressional offices will receive an extremely limited number of tickets. At this time, I am pleased to take requests from residents of Florida's 17th Congressional District for tickets to this ceremony.

The Situation in Haiti

Congressman Meek spoke with reporters in the U.S. Capitol on September 12, 2008, about the situation in Haiti prior to his departure for the island. Congressman Meek held a press conference with House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers at the U.S. House Radio and Television Gallery.

Read an editorial from the Palm Beach Post: "Haiti: Deportation pause".

Miami Herald article: "Haiti to get portable classrooms unused by Broward"


Statement of U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) In Commemoration of Veterans Day
(November 10, 2008) Today, U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which falls on Tuesday, November 11, 2008: More...»

U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) to Host Homeowner Informational Forum to Provide Most Effective Solutions for Restructuring Unaffordable Mortgage Loans; Experts From Around the Nation to Attend Forum and Provide Families Assistance with Various Mortgage Issue Related Solutions
(October 17, 2008) Congressman Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) announced that he will host an Informational Forum Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Miami Dade College, North Campus, Room 8203, Institute of Criminal Justice (Building 8, Second Floor), located at 11380 NW 27th Avenue at 10 a.m. More...»

U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek Introduces Mortgage Credit Repair Act
(October 3, 2008) Congressman Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) introduced legislation today to help consumers with bad credit scores as a result of being taken advantage of by predatory lenders in the subprime and adjustable rate mortgage industry restore their credit rating. More...»

Statement of U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek Voting in Support of the Financial Rescue Package for a Second Time
(October 3, 2008) U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) released the following statement after voting in support of the financial rescue package for a second time: More...»

Three Miami-Dade Schools Receive Funding Under the College Cost Reduction Act
(October 3, 2008) Miamai Gardens, FL – Miami Dade College North Campus and St. Thomas University were recently selected to receive funding under the College Cost Reduction Act. In total, the two schools will receive about $2 million. Florida Memorial University was selected to receive funding under the HBCU- Institutional Aid Program. The school received nearly $900,000. More...»


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The National Debt

Currently, the U.S. debt is estimated at $10,659,511,496,115.51

Your share of today's public debt is $34,865.68

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