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

Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 1, Republican
Date Title
Nov. 17, 2015 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Benishek, "Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 1319, the Ask Veterans Act; H.R. 1603, the Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act; H.R. 1904, the Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act; H.R. 2639, the Marriage and Family Therapists for Veterans Act; H.R. 3234, the Failing VA Medical Center Recovery Act; H.R. 3471, the Veterans Mobility Safety Act of 2015; H.R. 3549, the VA Billing Accountability Act; Draft legislation, the Promoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise; and, a VA legislative proposal, the VA Purchased Health Care Streamlining and Modernization Act"
Oct. 26, 2015 Benishek Applauds Expansion of Traverse City VA Clinic Expansion Follows Calls for Change from Local Vets
Oct. 23, 2015 Benishek Acts to Defund Planned Parenthood And Scale Back Obamacare
Sept. 28, 2015 Benishek Toxic Exposure Bill Surpasses 100 Co-Sponsors
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to The Hon. Shaun Donovan, Director, Office of Management and Budget and The Hon. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Meaningful Use Stage 3
Sept. 24, 2015 Preventing Veteran Suicide
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Provider-Led Entities
Aug. 10, 2015 Benishek Toxic Exposure Bill Surpasses 80 Co-Sponsors
July 14, 2015 Dr. Dan Benishek Votes in Favor of 21st Century Cures
June 17, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - National Ambient Air Quality Standards
June 17, 2015 Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015
April 17, 2015 Blumenthal Introduces Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
April 14, 2015 Sens. Moran, Blumenthal and Reps. Benishek, Honda Introduce Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
Feb. 4, 2015 National Cancer Prevention Day
Jan. 22, 2015 Dr. Dan Benishek Announces his Veterans Action Initiative: Helping Heroes, Here at Home
Jan. 8, 2015 Dr. Benishek Supports Legislation to Restore 40 Hour Work Week
Dec. 10, 2014 Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (Extensions of Remarks)
Dec. 9, 2014 Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals
Nov. 6, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Clancy, Interim Under Secretary for Health of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affiars - Ensure VA Hospitals are Prepared for Possible Ebola Diagnosis
Nov. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader - Doctors Caucus Urges Leadership To Address 'Doc Fix' By Year's End
Oct. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reconsider Temporary Travel Ban
Oct. 21, 2014 Dr. Benishek: More Must Be Done on Ebola Outbreak
Oct. 17, 2014 Benishek Recommending Travel Ban Because Of Ebola
Sept. 16, 2014 Dr. Benishek Authors Legislation to Research Toxic Exposure for Military Families
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
Sept. 5, 2014 WCMU - Expansion Approved for Traverse City Outpatient Clinic
Aug. 28, 2014 Interlochen Public Radio - New Law May Shorten Long Haul Doctor's Visits for Some Veterans
Aug. 21, 2014 Up North Live - "Critical" Expansion Approved for Veteran Clinic
Aug. 11, 2014 Dr. Benishek Announces Veterans Listening Tour
July 30, 2014 Dr. Benishek: Our Work for Veterans is Far From Done
July 29, 2014 Sinema, Benishek Introduce Bipartisan VA Bonus Accountability Act
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 Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014
June 10, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "No More Excuses"
June 9, 2014 Demanding Accountability for Veterans 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 6, 2014 Dr. Benishek Fights for Iron Mountain VA
June 6, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs -Religious Items Waiver
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
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