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Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements

Full Name: Marsha Blackburn
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Chuck; 2 Children: Mary, Chad
Birth Date: 06/06/1952
Birth Place: Laurel, MS
Home City: Brentwood, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling
April 17, 2014 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Acting Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Details on Management of Grid Security Information
April 15, 2014 Blackburn: "The IRS Has A Credibility Problem'
April 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities
April 10, 2014 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of the Budget
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop Closure of Military Fast Food Outlets
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act
April 9, 2014 Blackburn Statement on Introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 8, 2014 The Power of the Internet
April 8, 2014 Blackburn Bids Farewell to Secretary Sebelius
April 7, 2014 US News - A Threat to Affordable Medicine
April 7, 2014 Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation and Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2014
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding for Common Core
April 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
April 3, 2014 Blackburn Fights to Save American Workers
April 2, 2014 Blackburn Works to Protect Access to Quality Medical Care for Tennessee's Most Vulnerable
April 2, 2014 Blackburn: Republican Budget Puts Hard-Working Taxpayers Back In Control
April 1, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting
April 1, 2014 Blackburn Advocates for Republican Plan to Balance Budget
March 27, 2014 Shimkus, Rokita & Blackburn Seek Review of Obama Administration Plan to Relinquish U.S. Oversight of the Internet
March 26, 2014 The President's Health Care Law Is A Complete Debacle - See more at: http://blackburn.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=374303#sthash.kdjIlfoF.dpuf
March 25, 2014 Hearing of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 863, H.R. 3006, H.R. 4017, H.R. 4120, and H.R. 42
March 25, 2014 Coercive Contraception Mandate
March 13, 2014 Blackburn Honored by SBA List with Distinguished Leader Award
March 13, 2014 National Women's History Museum
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
March 11, 2014 Obamacare Ideology and Rural Reality
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 11, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration - Information on GM Recalls
March 10, 2014 Marino & Blackburn Commend Justice Department Goal of Fighting the Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis; Urge DOJ to Increase Collaboration and Dialogue with Supply Chain Stakeholders
March 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program
March 6, 2014 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2013
March 5, 2014 Blackburn Continues Efforts to Protect Hard-Working Americans from Unaffordable Obamacare Mandates
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 5, 2014 Blackburn to Obama: Why Don't You Scrap the Entire Thing?
March 4, 2014 Blackburn: Obama Budget Doubles Down on Failed Tax & Spend Policies
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 21, 2014 Blackburn Renews Fight to Block FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges
Feb. 19, 2014 Blackburn, Marino Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse, Ensure Patient Access
Feb. 19, 2014 Blackburn Will Fight to Stop FCC's Net Neutrality Crusade
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Feb. 11, 2014 Blackburn Votes Against Debt Ceiling Increase
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