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Ron Barber's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Ron Barber
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 06/12/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 2 Children: Jenny, Crissi
Birth Date: 08/25/1945
Birth Place: Wakefield, England
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Date Title
July 3, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Donates July Health Insurance Subsidy to Organizations That Assist Veterans
June 30, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber's Statement on Today's Supreme Court Ruling in Hobby Lobby Case
June 25, 2014 Letter to Darren Deering, Chief of Staff VA Health Care System - Bimonthly VA Briefing
June 18, 2014 Letter to Robert Jesse, Undersecretary of Health - Veterans' Access to Health Care
June 11, 2014 US Rep Ron Barber Statement on VA Reform Legislation Introduced Today with Arizona Colleagues
June 10, 2014 Bill Cosponsored by US Rep Ron Barber to Help Veterans Get Care Unanimously Passes House
June 9, 2014 US Rep Ron Barber's Statement on VA's Release of Data on Wait Times
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber's Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Calls on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign
May 27, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber's Statement on VA's Announcement to Increase Private Medical Care for Veterans
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 6, 2014 Barber, DeGette, Matsui, Napolitano, Tonko Unveil Mental Health Legislation
May 6, 2014 US Reps. Barber, Degette, Matsui, Napolitano, Tonko to Unveil Mental Health Legislation Today
May 2, 2014 US Rep. Ron Barber's Statement on Developments at the Phoenix VA Health Care System
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 US Rep. Ron Barber Stands Up for Veterans and for Southern Arizona Military Installations
April 25, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Infuriated at Controversy at Phoenix VA, Demands Answers
April 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Controversy at Phoenix VA
April 24, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Welcomes $1.1 Million Grant to United Community Health Center
April 7, 2014 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Announces Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts Halted
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
April 3, 2014 Protecting Medicare Advantage
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
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Jan. 18, 2014 US Rep. Ron Barber's Mental Health First Aid Program Signed Into Law
Jan. 15, 2014 US Rep. Ron Barber Supports Bill to Curb Sequestration and Prevent Shutdown
Dec. 13, 2013 US Rep. Ron Barber Cosponsors Bill to Support Arizona Families
Dec. 10, 2013 US Rep. Ron Barber's Statement on Increased Funding for Mental Health Services
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. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 8, 2013 Reps. Napolitano, T.Ryan, Barber, Tonko, and Lee Applaud Mental Health Parity Final Rule Implementation
Nov. 7, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Welcomes $900,000 Grant to Chiricahua Health Centers
Oct. 7, 2013 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
Sept. 17, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Calls for Additional Attention to Mental Health After Shootings at U.S. Navy Yard
Sept. 13, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Will Host Veterans Mental Health Online Town Hall
Aug. 13, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Will Speak on Mental Health Care for Vets and Optics Jobs for Southern Arizona
Aug. 2, 2013 US Rep. Ron Barber Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Mental Health Providers Use Electronic Records
June 28, 2013 U.S. Rep Ron Barber Will Join Legislators to Celebrate State Funding for Mental Health First Aid
June 18, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Works to Improve Veterans' Access to Health Care
June 17, 2013 A Woman's Right to Choose
June 13, 2013 Preventing Future Shooting Tragedies
June 4, 2013 ICYMI: U.S. Rep. Ron Barber's Leadership on Mental Health Praised by Vice President
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 8, 2013 Rep. Napolitano Co-Hosts Mental health First Aid Training
April 12, 2013 U.S. Rep. Ron Barber Hosts Briefing on Mental Health First Aid with Rep. Lynn Jenkins
Feb. 15, 2013 Rep. Napolitano, Metta World Peace Promote Mental Health
Feb. 7, 2013 US Rep. Ron Barber's Initiatives Included in Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Recommendations
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