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Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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 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 11, 2014 Obamacare Ideology and Rural Reality
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
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Tennessee Senators, Representatives Ask for Details on Administration Medicare Policy that Violates Tennessee Law and Harms Tennessee Businesses
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 11, 2013 Responding to Seniors' Needs and Improving Medicare Choices
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
Oct. 11, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Taxes
March 29, 2012 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of Republican Budget
Feb. 29, 2012 Blackburn Votes To Repeal IPAB
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Sept. 9, 2011 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan
April 15, 2011 Blackburn Supports Ryan Path To Prosperity
Nov. 19, 2009 Blackburn Votes No On "DocFix"
Nov. 19, 2009 Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Oct. 29, 2008 FOX - Transcript
June 24, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008--Continued
Dec. 19, 2007 SCHIP
Dec. 19, 2007 Medicare, Medicaid, and Schip Extension Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2007
Oct. 26, 2007 Blackburn to Democrat Leadership: Learn from Your SCHIP Mistakes
Aug. 4, 2007 Democrats' Pattern Of Action
Aug. 1, 2007 SCHIP
May 9, 2007 Floor Consideration of HR 1684
March 14, 2007 Republican Study Committee
Jan. 12, 2007 Vote Against H.R. 4
March 2, 2006 Blackburn: Votes, Not Hand Wringing Needed to Cut Spending
Oct. 28, 2005 Fiscal Responsibility
April 14, 2005 Social Security and U.S. Energy Policy
March 16, 2005 Social Security
Feb. 8, 2005 President's Budget
March 30, 2004 Medicare
March 23, 2004 New Medicare Bill Provides More Options For Seniors
March 4, 2004 Social Security
Jan. 21, 2004 Congressional News Conference on President Bush's State of the Union Message Regarding Social Security Reform
Issue Position: Spending
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