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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: William 'Bill' Clarence Nelson, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Grace; 2 Children: Nan Ellen, Bill Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1942
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: Orlando-Melbourne, FL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 14, 2014 Diabetes Study
June 19, 2014 Manchin, Wicker, Kirk, Nelson Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmissions Program
June 13, 2014 Congress Approves Some Funding to Clean Up Caloosahatchee, Stalls Other
June 5, 2014 Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
May 30, 2014 Sen. Bill Nelson's Comment on Gen. Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 25, 2014 The Daytona Beach News-Journal - Sen. Bill Nelson: Get to the Bottom of Veterans' Health Care Scandal
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, & Promise
April 18, 2014 Tampa Bay Times - Bill Nelson: Expanding Medicaid Good for Florida's Health, Economy
April 17, 2014 Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald - Sen. Bill Nelson Seeks Local Solution to Expand Medicaid in Florida
April 14, 2014 Officials Eye Fate of Baldwin VA Center
April 9, 2014 USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute
March 28, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Hospital Deaths and Veterans Care
March 26, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavvener, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Alternative Medicaid Expansion Plan
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - "Aging in Comfort: Assessing the Special Needs of America's Holocaust Survivors"
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Biologic Price Competition and Innovation Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Aging - HIV/AIDS
July 10, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Diabetes Research: Reducing the Burden of Diabetes at All Ages and Stages
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 21, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Senators Call for GAO Study on Accuracy of Online RX Drug Plan Details
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 18, 2013 Crowley, Grimm, Nelson, Schumer, Reid Reintroduce Legislation to Address Looming Doctor Shortage
March 12, 2013 Bill Nelson: Medicaid Expansion Would Save Taxpayers
Feb. 1, 2013 Government Takes Steps to Expose Financial Ties Between Drug Makers and Doctors
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Nov. 29, 2012 World AIDS Day 2012
Dec. 1, 2011 World AIDS Day
Nov. 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Burn Pit Amendment to Help Veterans
Nov. 4, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Burn Pit Legislation to Support Veterans
Sept. 22, 2011 Medicare
Aug. 17, 2011 Hospitals Across Florida Get Extra Med-School Grads
July 15, 2011 Senator Pledges Federal Help for Kids Exposed to High Levels of Lead in Shuttered Park
July 14, 2011 The Budget
April 15, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray Mabus, Department of the Navy
April 13, 2011 Medicare
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 17, 2011 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011
Feb. 9, 2011 Forbes Introduces Resolution to Expedite Judicial Proceedings on Healthcare Law
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Jan. 4, 2011 Nelson: Total Health-care Repeal Would Hurt a Lot of Seniors
Sept. 14, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
March 24, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 17, 2010 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Environment And Public Works - "Hearing On The Government Accountability Office's Investigation Of EPA's Efforts To Protect Children's Health."
March 11, 2010 U.S. Senators Seek Rapid Federal Response in Cancer Cases
Jan. 21, 2010 Senator: Injured Haitian Kids Facing Death Can Now be Brought to U.S. For Medical Treatment
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