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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: 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
May 12, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Health Law's Cuts to Medicare Advantage
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
April 2, 2014 Blackburn Works to Protect Access to Quality Medical Care for Tennessee's Most Vulnerable
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
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
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. 29, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act and Impact on Previously Held Plans
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families
Oct. 5, 2013 Blackburn: Harry Reid Must Show Compassion for Nation's Most Vulnerable
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 19, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
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
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
May 16, 2012 Politico - GOP: Real Party of U.S. Women
March 29, 2012 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of Republican Budget
March 28, 2012 Obamacare
Feb. 29, 2012 Blackburn Votes To Repeal IPAB
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
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 Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Nov. 19, 2009 Blackburn Votes No On "DocFix"
July 17, 2009 Blackburn Asks HHS Secretary To Try Again
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
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
Nov. 10, 2005 Time to Reduce Federal Spending
Nov. 9, 2005 Medicaid
Oct. 28, 2005 Fiscal Responsibility
Oct. 18, 2005 Spending Reductions
March 16, 2005 Social Security
Feb. 8, 2005 President's Budget
March 30, 2004 Medicare
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