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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
July 16, 2014 Sen. Carper Votes to Support Womens Health Care
June 30, 2014 Senator Carper Reacts to Hobby Lobby Decision: The Supreme Court Got It Wrong, Plain and Simple
June 11, 2014 Sen. Carper Supports Improving Veterans Access to Health Care, Urges Further Reforms
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 5, 2014 Sen. Carper Celebrates Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services Department
May 30, 2014 Sen. Carper Statement on General Eric Shinseki's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 21, 2014 Sen. Carper Commends Finance Committee for Approving Burwell for HHS
March 28, 2014 Senator Carper Encourages Young Delawareans to Enter Recipe Challenge Promoting Healthy Eating
March 12, 2014 Landrieu Advances Amendment to Protect Children During Disasters
March 5, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights American Red Cross Month
Feb. 27, 2014 Carper Commends Administration's Efforts to Recover Healthcare Fraud
Feb. 10, 2014 Chairman Carper Responds to Inspector General Report on Medicare Prescription Drugs
Jan. 7, 2014 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare
Dec. 20, 2013 Diabetes Prevention Program Highlighted in Delaware
Dec. 18, 2013 Grassley, Rockefeller, Carper Look to Advance Provision to Improve Care, Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes via Medicare and Medicaid
Dec. 12, 2013 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Dec. 2, 2013 Sen. Carper Highlights Medicare Open Enrollment Season
Oct. 17, 2013 Sen. Carper Reminds Delawareans that text4baby Enrollment Contest Ends Monday
Sept. 5, 2013 Durbin, Blumenthal, Harkin, Carper, Markey Warn Against Dangers of E-Cigs After CDC Releases Date Showing an Increase in Use Among Youth
Aug. 1, 2013 Chairman Carper Welcomes Administration Steps to Improve Safety and Security of Nation's Chemical Facilities
June 19, 2013 Carper, Murkowski, Cassidy, Kind Introduce Bill to Help Reduce Obesity
June 10, 2013 Senators Carper, Coburn and Congressmen Roskam, Carney Lead Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
June 10, 2013 Senators Carper, Coburn and Congressmen Roskam, Carney Lead Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
March 18, 2013 Sen. Carper Statement on AstraZeneca Decision
March 13, 2013 Letter to Dr. Chaudhry and Dr. Talmage - Develop Medical Licensure Portability Proposal
Aug. 29, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Administration's Progress Responding to Potential Over-Medication of Foster Children
Aug. 1, 2012 USPS to Default on Payment for Future Retirees, Senators Call for House Action
July 27, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Administration Launch of Public-Private Partnership to Fight Health Care Fraud
July 5, 2012 Passage of FDA Safety and Innovation Act Celebrated at Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
June 20, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Praises Expansion of Community Health Services
June 18, 2012 Optimizing Health Outcomes for Children with Asthma in Delaware
June 15, 2012 Huffington Post - Showing a Father's Love by Protecting Our Children's Health
June 12, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on World Health Organization Designation of Diesel Exhaust as a Carcinogen
June 8, 2012 Sen. Carper Visits Walter Reed Medical Center
June 1, 2012 Christiana Care Health System Chosen to Participate in Independence at Home Demonstration Project for Medicare
May 30, 2012 Udall Highlights New Funding to Support Community Efforts to Reduce Obesity and Improve Children's Healthy Development
May 24, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Senate Passage of FDA Safety and Innovation Act
May 2, 2012 Letter to Members of the Health Care Community
April 25, 2012 Senator Carper Encouraged by Annual National Air Quality Report; Reaffirms Essentialness of Clean Air Act
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - "Review of Mercury Pollution's Impacts on Public Health and the Environment"
March 30, 2012 Senator Carper Welcomes Findings of Environmental Protection Agency Black Carbon Report
March 29, 2012 Health Care Reform
March 23, 2012 Senator Carper on the 2nd Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 23, 2012 Senator Carper and Delaware Health and Social Services Announce Delaware's New Healthy Weight Initiative on Affordable Care Act Anniversary
March 21, 2012 Marking Two Years of the Affordable Care Act: Senator Carper Highlights Health Care Reform's Impact on Young Adults
March 20, 2012 Marking Two Years of the Affordable Care Act: Senator Carper Highlights Health Care Reform's Impact on Women
March 19, 2012 Marking Two Years of the Affordable Care Act: Senator Carper Highlights Health Care Reform's Impact on Seniors
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