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Chris Gibson's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' Patrick Gibson
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 19, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 19
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Jo; 3 Children: Katie, Maggie, Connor
Birth Date: 05/13/1964
Birth Place: Rockville Centre, NY
Home City: Kinderhook, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Healthcare Reform
Issue Position: Protecting Medicare
Issue Position: Physician Access for Medicare Beneficiaries
July 31, 2014 Congressman Gibson Announces Passage of VA Reform Bill
July 30, 2014 House Pommittee Approves Gibson Lyme Legislation
June 18, 2014 Congressman Gibson Announces Support for New York State Senate Lyme Bill
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 22, 2014 Congressman Gibson Authors Legislation to Improve Lyme Research Efforts
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
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
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. 18, 2013 Standing at the Agroforesty Resource Center, Senator Gillibrand & Congressman Gibson Discuss Legislation to Combat Lyme Disease
June 28, 2013 Hearing of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1288, H.R. 1494,H.R. 1623, H.R. 1809, H.R. 2086, H.R. 2138, H.R. 2189, H.R. 2341, H.R. 2382 and H.R. 2423
March 11, 2013 Senators Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Congressman Gibson, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, And Weill Cornell Medical College Host NYC Forum On Silent Epidemic Of Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
Feb. 13, 2013 Congressman Gibson Re-Introduces Bipartisan Lyme Disease Legislation with Colleagues
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Smith Introduces Lyme Disease Bill
June 28, 2012 Gibson Responds to Supreme Court Decision
June 20, 2012 The Register Star - Gibson Amendment on Lyme Disease Passes House Committee
June 1, 2012 Bringing Focus to Tick-Borne Diseases
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
July 19, 2011 Gibson Leads Effort to Address Lyme Disease
Jan. 19, 2011 Congressman Gibson Statement on Health Care Repeal Vote
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Oct. 17, 2010 Times Union - Gibson's Mission: A House Win
Oct. 15, 2010 Post Star - Gibson: GOP Should Have acted on Health Care Reform
Oct. 7, 2010 Times Union - Gibson Says Attacks are Unfair, Will Launch Response Ad
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Lyme Disease
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health
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