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Roger Wicker's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Roger F. Wicker
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 12/31/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Margaret, Caroline, McDaniel
Birth Date: 07/05/1951
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Tupelo, MS
Religion: Southern Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
June 30, 2014 Wicker Statement on Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 19, 2014 Manchin, Wicker, Kirk, Nelson Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmissions Program
June 11, 2014 Wicker Supports Veterans Affairs Reform Bill
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 4, 2014 Wicker: Veterans Deserve a Choice in Quality Health Care
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Wicker Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 14, 2014 Ten Organizations Endorse Donnelly-Wicker Bipartisan Military Suicide Prevention Legislation
May 7, 2014 Wicker, Donnelly Join Forces on Bipartisan Military Suicide Prevention Legislation
April 25, 2014 Statement from Senators Wicker and Coons on World Malaria Day
March 21, 2014 US News - Obama's Power Grabs Set a Dangerous Precedent
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Dec. 30, 2013 Wicker Champions National Security Priorities in Defense Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 Wicker: Defense Bill Critical to Protecting U.S. National Security
Nov. 15, 2013 Wicker Praises Passage of Pediatric Research Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Miss. Senators Ask HHS to Reconsider Home Health Care Cuts
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
July 22, 2013 Wicker Troubled by Obama's Part-Time Economy
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
June 6, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - iEHR Veterans Health Records
April 25, 2013 Wicker, Heitkamp Bill to Help Small, Rural Towns Comply With Federal Safe Drinking Water Rules
April 8, 2013 Wicker Encouraged by Bipartisan Support for Pro-Growth Policy
March 13, 2013 Letter to Dr. Chaudhry and Dr. Talmage - Develop Medical Licensure Portability Proposal
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Coons, Wicker Announce Bipartisan Caucus on Combating Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases
June 28, 2012 Wicker- "President's Health Care Law Remains Flawed Policy"
May 10, 2012 Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act
April 23, 2012 Mississippi Part of Global Fight Against Malaria
March 21, 2012 Health Care
March 19, 2012 Wicker Stays Focused on Full Repeal of Obamacare
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 14, 2012 Cochran and Wicker Join Challenge to Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Insurance Mandate
Jan. 17, 2012 Wicker: Supreme Court Case on Obamacare Highlights Calls for Full Repeal
Oct. 31, 2011 Wicker: Collapse of Budget Gimmick in Health-Care Law Confirms Doubts About Cost Savings
Oct. 11, 2011 Higher Premiums Signal Flawed Health-Care Reform
Aug. 22, 2011 Weekly Column - Wicker Supports Court's Rejection of Health-Care Mandate
Aug. 1, 2011 Wicker Says Obama Playing Favorites With Health-Care Waiver
June 6, 2011 The Next Step in Repealing Obamacare
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 13, 2011 Cochran & Wicker Join Senate Challenge to Health Care Law
March 28, 2011 New Health Law is Still the Wrong Approach
March 22, 2011 Wicker Continues to Oppose President's Health Care Law on First Anniversary
March 10, 2011 Senators Wicker and Coons to Co-Chair Senate Working Group on Malaria
March 3, 2011 Letter to The President
Feb. 3, 2011 Wicker Votes to Repeal Health Care Law
Jan. 19, 2011 Wicker Calls on Senate to Vote on Health Care Repeal
Jan. 10, 2011 A New Direction for the New Congress
Jan. 7, 2011 Wicker Criticizes Plan to Overturn Senate Rules
Dec. 9, 2010 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010--Motion to Proceed
Nov. 15, 2010 Listening to the People on Health Care
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