Congresswoman Virginia Foxx Congratulates Dr. Aziz Sancar on House Floor
Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC/5th) made a speech on the House floor congratulating Turkish American Dr. Aziz Sancar and his co-recipients for winning the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.read more
Rep. Steve Chabot Introduces Republic Day Resolution
On October 21, 2015, Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH/1st) introduced a resolution to the U.S. House of Representatives congratulating the government and people of the Republic of Turkey as they celebrate Republic Day, and for other purposes. The resolution was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and its text is available below. The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) has an action alert urging Turkish Americans and friends of Turkey to contact their member of Congress to urge him/her to cosponsor H.Res. 484.read more
17th TCA Congressional Delegation Concludes
The Turkish Coalition of America's 17th Congressional Delegation visited Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina from May 25-31, 2015. Since 2009, TCA has taken more than 170 members of Congress and senior staffers to Turkey and surrounding countries and has become one of the leading organizations sponsoring foreign congressional travel.
The delegation first visited Istanbul, where participants held high level meetings with U.S. and Turkish officials. "The visit to Istanbul provided the unique opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge of the current political landscape in Turkey from multiple perspectives and to understand the scope and importance of the strategic relationship between the U.S. and Turkey in the region," said TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy.read more