Representative Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements


Full Name: Marsha Blackburn
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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7/31/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Reports of Medical Errors 7/30/14 Blackburn Works to Improve Access to Care for America's Veterans 7/29/14 Committee's #RecordofSuccess Grows With Three More Bipartisan Bills Passed By the House 7/28/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents 7/28/14 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Health and Human Services Department - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents 7/28/14 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Select Agents 7/28/14 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Safety Lapses Involving Anthrax, Smallpox, and Avian Influenza 7/24/14 Bills Languishing in the Senate 5/29/14 Blackburn Statement on VA OIG Interim Report and Secretary Shinseki 5/21/14 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill 4/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling 4/07/14 US News - A Threat to Affordable Medicine 4/03/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat 4/03/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors 3/10/14 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 2/19/14 Blackburn, Marino Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse, Ensure Patient Access 1/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy 1/07/14 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA 12/11/13 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript - ObamaCare Website 11/22/13 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 10/23/13 DeGette , Blackburn, Green, Gingrey, Walden And Butterfield Introduce SOFTWARE Act 10/06/13 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families 10/05/13 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families 10/03/13 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge 10/02/13 Blackburn Fights for Children with Cancer and World War II Veterans 9/28/13 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act 9/28/13 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Drug Safety Legislation 5/08/13 Letter to Donald E. Williamson, State Health Officer - Gosnell Trial 4/12/13 Letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins - Reports of Excessive PR Spending 3/14/13 Letter to Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius - Health Care Application 7/10/12 Repeal of Obamacare Act 6/28/12 Blackburn Statement on the Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling 6/22/12 Blackburn, Barrow Introduce Legislation Requiring More Transparency at the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force 3/28/12 Obamacare 3/27/12 Blackburn Calls for Repeal of Job-Killing Obamacare 2/08/12 Millions of Americans Fighting Mandates 2/01/12 Blackburn Votes To Repeal CLASS Act 1/27/12 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law 11/22/11 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript 11/14/11 Blackburn Statement On Supreme Court Decision To Review President Obama's Job-Killing Healthcare Law 11/08/11 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer 11/07/11 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner 10/17/11 Bipartisan Effort to Increase Efficiency at the FDA 5/25/11 Subcommittee Discusses Expanding Health Care Options, Allowing Americans to Purchase Coverage Across State Lines 5/24/11 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education 5/03/11 Repealing Mandatory Funding for the State Health Insurance Exchanges 4/13/11 Repealing Prevention and Public Health Fund 3/31/11 Blackburn Votes To Defund ObamaCare 1/20/11 Blackburn Introduces Health Care Choices Act 1/19/11 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act