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Blake Farenthold's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Blake R. Farenthold
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 2 Children: Morgan, Amanda
Birth Date: 12/12/1962
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
Home City: Corpus Christi, TX
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Issues
June 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FBI Investigation
May 30, 2014 Congressman Farenthold Statement on VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 21, 2014 Congressman Blake Farenthold Votes to Keep VA Accountable After Introducing Resolution Calling for Termination of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Calls for IG Investigation of Central Texas VA Facilities Following Allegations of Misconduct
May 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Veterans Affairs Accountability
May 7, 2014 U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold Calls for Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki, Investigation After VA Delays Result in Veterans' Deaths
May 7, 2014 Blatant Mismanagement of the VA
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Dec. 13, 2013 U.S. Congressmen Matt Cartwright and Blake Farenthold Introduce Bipartisan Servicemembers and Veterans Prescription Drug Safety Act of 2013
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
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 U.S Congressman Blake Farenthold Applauds House Passage of His Legislation to Strengthen the Asbestos Trust System
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 2012
May 30, 2011 The Wall Street Journal - GOP Freshman: 'No Split-the-Baby Strategy' on Spending
Jan. 24, 2011 Op-Ed - Health Care Op Ed
March 16, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Solomon Ortiz, US Representative, Texas District 27
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: CR and Obamacare
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
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