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Kurt Schrader's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Kurt Schrader
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 5 Children: Maren, Clare, Steven, Ryan, Travis
Birth Date: 10/19/1951
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT
Home City: Canby, OR
Religion: Episcopal
Date Title
Issue Position: Kurt Schrader's Leadership on Health Care
June 20, 2014 Schrader Votes Against Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
May 29, 2014 Schrader To Meet With Portland VA Hospital To Ensure Oregon Veterans Are Not Mistreated
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
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
Sept. 20, 2013 Schrader Opposes Another Short-Term Republican Budget Fix
Dec. 9, 2011 Congressman Schrader Releases New Dem Priorities to Support Innovation in Our Health Care System
April 12, 2011 Schrader Opposes Efforts to Privatize Medicare in Ryan Budget
March 11, 2011 Catastrophic Cuts
Nov. 15, 2010 Schrader Announces Open Enrollment Period for Medicare and Child Only Health Insurance Policies
Sept. 29, 2010 Schrader, Blumenauer, Wyden, Merkley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Rein in Secretive War Contracting Process
June 23, 2010 Schrader Introduces Legislation to Protect Seniors' Access to Health Care
May 17, 2010 Wyden, Schrader Ask DOD/GAO to Investigate "Institutionalized Discrimination Against Guard and Reserve Forces"
Nov. 16, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 7, 2009 Schrader Announces Support For Affordable Health Care For America Act
Aug. 28, 2009 Bipartisan Team Says Action Needed Now For Healthier Forests And Job Creation In Rural America
June 19, 2009 Hearing Of The House Budget Committee - The Economic Case For Health-Care Reform
May 19, 2009 Schrader, New Dems Introduce Bill Empowering Doctors, Nurses to Make the Best Patient Care Decisions
April 2, 2009 Press Conference with Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Speaker of the House, and Other House Democratic Leaders
March 11, 2009 Schrader Participates in Two Meetings with President Barack Obama
Feb. 4, 2009 Schrader Backs Final Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Provide Health Care for 11 Million Children
Jan. 14, 2009 Schrader Supports Bipartisan Bill Providing Health Care for 11 Million Children
May 23, 2003 Schrader & Senate Leaders Identify List of Essential Services the State Should Provide
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