Representative Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts's Public Statements

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Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Current Office: U.S. House - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Virginia; 3 Children: Karen, Carol, Daniel
Birth Date: 10/10/1939
Birth Place: Lexington, KY
Home City: Kennett Square, PA
Religion: Protestant
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5/30/14 Pitts, Pallone Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Anabolic Steroids 4/22/14 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 4/08/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 4/07/14 Hearing of Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation 3/26/14 Pitts, Pallone Introduce Legislation to Speed New Therapies 2/05/14 GOP Senate, House Lawmaker Inquiry Reveals Weak Administration Oversight of Drug Discount Program for Uninsured, Low-Income Americans 7/16/13 Health Subcommittee Continues Examination of Drug Compounding 7/16/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Reforming the Drug Compounding Regulatory Framework 6/14/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "Examining the Federal Government's Response to the Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis" 5/17/13 Pitts, Schakowsky, Whitfield and Eshoo Introduce Bill to End Doping of Racehorses 4/18/13 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy 6/20/12 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act 5/30/12 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 5/18/12 Racing Out of Control 3/08/12 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "FDA User Fees 2012: Hearing on Issues Related to Accelerated Approval, Medical Gas, Antibiotic Development and Downstream Pharmaceutical Supply Chain 3/05/12 Grassley, Enzi, Hatch, Pitts Seek Details of Discount Drug Program 2/09/12 Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve FDA Generic Drug Approvals 2/09/12 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Review of the Proposed Generic Drug and Biosimilars User Fees and Further Examination of Drug Shortages 2/01/12 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Reauthorization of PDUFA: What It Means for Jobs, Innovation, and Patients 12/07/11 Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011 11/04/11 Congress Has Not Been Waiting to Combat Drug Shortages 10/27/11 Investigation Shows Chinese Firms Linked to Contaminated Drugs Still Supplying the U.S. 10/27/11 Ongoing Investigation Reveals Chinese Firms Linked to Contaminated Heparin Still Supplying Crude Heparin to U.S. 9/23/11 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Examining the Increase in Drug Shortages" 7/21/11 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Legislative Hearing to Address Bioterrorism, Controlled Substances and Public Health Issues 7/07/11 Health Subcommittee Examines FDA Regulatory Process 12/16/10 Leading House Republicans Decry FDA Move on Breast Cancer Drug as a First Step Towards Rationing Care 5/30/10 Memorandum on Health Care Reform Legislation 6/25/09 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day Three 6/11/09 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Emerging Health Care Issues: Follow-On Biologic Drug Competition 5/01/08 Panel I of a Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Drug Safety Provisions of the Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act Discussion Draft Legislation 5/11/07 Time to Enforce Internet Gambling Laws 9/22/06 The Friday Faxline (Issue 475, September 22, 2006) 6/17/05 Time For Changes At The UN 7/20/04 Floor Speech - Medicare Drug Discount Cards 7/20/04 Drug Discount Cards 5/21/04 Doing What's Right for Pennsylvania's Seniors 3/26/04 What changes can you expect to Medicare?