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Ben Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Ben Ray Lujan, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NM) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/07/1972
Birth Place: Nambe, NM
Home City: Nambe, NM
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
July 10, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - N.M. Delegation Urges Transparency, Request Information About Management and Emergency Response
July 10, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Needs More Transparency
June 25, 2014 Accomplishments
June 20, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Veterans Treatment at Albuquerque Facility
June 9, 2014 Lujan Statement on Internal VA Audit Showing Long Wait Times for Veterans Seeking Medical Care
June 5, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and James Robbins, Interim Director of the New Mexico VA Health Care System- Lujan Requests VA Audit of Current and Past Casework That Could Have Been Impacted By VA Misconduct
May 29, 2014 Lujan Calls For VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign
May 21, 2014 Lujan Statement on Reports of Mismanagement at VA Medical Centers
April 29, 2014 Lujan Highlights Important Impact of Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 23, 2014 Lujan Urges New Mexico Communities to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 10, 2014 Lujan Statement on Department of Justice Report on Albuquerque Police Department
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
July 26, 2013 Heinrich & Luján Announce Key Progress In Effort To Fix Quality of Care And Chronic Infrastructure Problems At New Mexico VA Clinics
July 12, 2013 Heinrich & Luján Meet With Top Veterans Affairs Officials
July 1, 2013 Navajo Time - AZ, NM Legislators Join Forces to Combat HIV Increase
June 27, 2013 N.M. Congressional Delegation Seeks to Help New Mexicans with Genetic Brain Disorder
June 14, 2013 Letter to Dr. Tom Frieden and Dr. Yvette Roubideaux - Udall, Heinrich, Luján Express Concern With Increase in HIV Cases on Navajo Nation
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
Feb. 12, 2013 Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013
Sept. 18, 2012 Luján: Decision by Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health in Support of LANL Workers a Step in the Right Direction
July 25, 2012 Luján: New Reports Show Affordable Care Act Is Saving Seniors Money on Prescription Drugs and Reduces the Deficit
July 17, 2012 Luján Announces VA Grant of More Than $570,000 for Goodwill Industries of New Mexico
July 11, 2012 Luján: House Republicans' Partisan Agenda to Repeal Health Care Ignores Need to Create Jobs
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
June 28, 2012 Luján Statement on Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act
May 18, 2012 House Republicans Once Again Cut the Budget on the Backs of Middle-Class Families
March 22, 2012 Press Conference Highlighting the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for America's Young Adults
March 22, 2012 Luján Highlights Benefits of Affordable Care Act Ahead of the Second Anniversary
Feb. 9, 2012 N.M. Congressional Delegation Seeks to Help Hispanics with Rare Genetic Disease
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
May 1, 2011 Republicans Vote to Repeal Funding for School-Based Health Centers in Latest Assault on Health Reform
March 22, 2011 New Mexicans Feel Benefits of Health Insurance Reform a Year After Its Signing
March 3, 2011 Luján: Bill Makes Health Care Fix at the Expense of Working Families
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
July 13, 2010 Rep. Luján Applauds Improved PTSD Treatment Access for Veterans
May 28, 2010 Rep. Luján's Amendments to Encourage Small Business Growth, Improve Mental Health Services Added to Defense Bill
April 28, 2010 Reps. Kirkpatrick, Luján Highlight Benefits Of Reca Amendments Act For Navajo Nation
April 26, 2010 Introduction Of The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendment Of 2010 -- Hon. Ben Ray LujÁn
April 23, 2010 Rep. Luján Welcomes Home Troops, Highlights Recently Passed Veterans Bills
April 22, 2010 Rep. Luján Introduces RECA Amendments Act Of 2010 In House
April 19, 2010 Tom Udall Leads Bipartisan Group in Introducing RECA Amendments Act of 2010
April 19, 2010 New Mexico Businesses To Be Notified Of Health Insurance Tax Credits
March 30, 2010 Op-Ed: Health Reform Has Benefits
March 29, 2010 Rep. Luján Hosts Roundtable To Discuss Benefits Of Health Insurance Reform With New Mexicans
March 22, 2010 Last Night's Historic Vote
March 21, 2010 Rep. Luján Votes For Health Insurance Reform
March 19, 2010 Rep. Luján Highlights Health Insurance Reform Benefits For New Mexico's 3rd District
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