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Dan Benishek's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Dan Benishek
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Judy; 5 Children
Birth Date: 04/20/1952
Birth Place: Iron River, MI
Home City: Crystal Falls, MI
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
July 21, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
June 18, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015, and Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "No More Excuses"
June 10, 2014 Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014
June 9, 2014 Benishek Bill Demanding Accountability at VA Passes House
June 9, 2014 Dr. Benishek's Statement on the VA's Audit of Veterans' Access to Care
June 9, 2014 Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2014
June 6, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs -Religious Items Waiver
June 6, 2014 Dr. Benishek Fights for Iron Mountain VA
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Dr. Benishek's on VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 16, 2014 Dr. Benishek Supports Improvement of Mental Health Care System
May 8, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "We Must Demand the Truth from the VA"
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 25, 2014 Dr. Benishek's Statement on the Allegations of Delays in Care at the Phoenix VAMC
April 14, 2014 Dr. Benishek Announces Health Care Listening Tour
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Dr. Benishek: VA Needs to Expand Veterans Care Center in Traverse City
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Bills
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Feb. 28, 2014 Benishek Named Leader in Congress on Helping Those With Down Syndrome
Feb. 20, 2014 Dr. Benishek Pushes to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans
Dec. 17, 2013 Blog: Let's Always Be There for Our Neighbors
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. 31, 2013 Dr. Benishek Sponsors Bipartisan Plan to Help Veterans in Need of Counseling
Oct. 23, 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
Sept. 19, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Congress Needs To Work Together, Not Shutdown The Government"
July 25, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Status Of DOD/VA Health Centers
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - The Veterans Integrated Mental Health Care Act of 2013, The Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2013, H.R. 241, H.R. 288, H.R. 984, and H.R. 1284
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
Nov. 29, 2012 Cassidy Proposes Drug Shortage Solutions
Sept. 21, 2012 Veterans Suicide Prevention Month
July 11, 2012 Dr. Dan: "The President's Healthcare Law Hurts Northern Michigan"
July 6, 2012 Dr. Dan Visits Iron River During "100 in 100" Tour
June 22, 2012 Dr. Benishek Joins Effort to Combat Women's Cancer
June 7, 2012 Protect Medical Innovation Act
June 6, 2012 Dr. Benishek Supports Bill To Prevent Job-Killing Tax Hikes On Medical Innovators
June 5, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "President's Health Care Law not Lowering Costs"
May 30, 2012 Dr. Benishek to Support Bill To Encourage Medical Innovation
May 22, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "More Proof that the Health Care Law is Bad News"
May 9, 2012 Dr. Benishek Appalled that Health Care Law Covers Gardening, Signage, Pets
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