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Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Running, 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
May 29, 2014 Blackburn Statement on VA OIG Interim Report and Secretary Shinseki
May 21, 2014 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 7, 2014 US News - A Threat to Affordable Medicine
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
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
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
Feb. 19, 2014 Blackburn, Marino Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse, Ensure Patient Access
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 7, 2014 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
Dec. 11, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript - ObamaCare Website
Nov. 22, 2013 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
Oct. 23, 2013 DeGette , Blackburn, Green, Gingrey, Walden And Butterfield Introduce SOFTWARE Act
Oct. 6, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Oct. 2, 2013 Blackburn Fights for Children with Cancer and World War II Veterans
Sept. 28, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 28, 2013 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Drug Safety Legislation
May 8, 2013 Letter to Donald E. Williamson, State Health Officer - Gosnell Trial
April 12, 2013 Letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins - Reports of Excessive PR Spending
March 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius - Health Care Application
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
June 28, 2012 Blackburn Statement on the Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling
June 22, 2012 Blackburn, Barrow Introduce Legislation Requiring More Transparency at the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force
March 28, 2012 Obamacare
March 27, 2012 Blackburn Calls for Repeal of Job-Killing Obamacare
Feb. 8, 2012 Millions of Americans Fighting Mandates
Feb. 1, 2012 Blackburn Votes To Repeal CLASS Act
Jan. 27, 2012 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law
Nov. 22, 2011 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript
Nov. 14, 2011 Blackburn Statement On Supreme Court Decision To Review President Obama's Job-Killing Healthcare Law
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
Oct. 17, 2011 Bipartisan Effort to Increase Efficiency at the FDA
May 25, 2011 Subcommittee Discusses Expanding Health Care Options, Allowing Americans to Purchase Coverage Across State Lines
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
May 3, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for the State Health Insurance Exchanges
April 13, 2011 Repealing Prevention and Public Health Fund
March 31, 2011 Blackburn Votes To Defund ObamaCare
Jan. 20, 2011 Blackburn Introduces Health Care Choices Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 7, 2011 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2, Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act; Providing For Consideration Of H. RES. 9, Instructing Certain Committees To Report Legislation Replacing The Job-Killing Health Care Law; And For Other Purposes
Dec. 18, 2010 Blackburn Statement On District Court Health Care Ruling
Oct. 15, 2010 Blackburn, Issa and Roskam: Job Creators vs. ObamaCare
Sept. 26, 2010 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
March 24, 2010 Patient-Centered Health Reform
March 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 16, 2010 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript
Feb. 28, 2010 Op-Ed: First Step: Allow Shopping Across State Border
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