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Joe Pitts' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Office: U.S. House (PA) - 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
Date Title
July 11, 2012 The Mercury - Don't Forget About the 20 Other Obamacare Taxes
July 6, 2012 Committee Analysis Highlights Most Effective Strategies to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy
June 21, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The National Institutes of Health -- A Review of Its Reforms, Priorities, and Progress
June 20, 2012 House Passes Completed FDA Reform Bill
June 19, 2012 China's One-Child Policy
June 15, 2012 The White House Makes a Deal
June 8, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Appropriateness of Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technologists
June 7, 2012 Pitts Votes to Repeal Job Destroying Medical Device Tax
June 6, 2012 Social Security Disability
June 5, 2012 Obamacare Grants
June 1, 2012 Pitts Receives Medical Device Manufacturers "Chairman's Award"
May 16, 2012 Investigation Reveals White House Role in Backroom Health Care Deal
May 11, 2012 Reforming the FDA
May 10, 2012 Energy and Commerce Committee Unanimously Approves FDA Legislation
May 10, 2012 Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012
May 4, 2012 The World's Biggest Banana Republic
May 3, 2012 Pitts and Toomey Visit Denver Medical Device Company
April 30, 2012 Pitts Holds Unionville Hearing on Horse and Jockey Safety
April 23, 2012 Pitts on GAO and Medicare Trustees Reports Out Today
March 27, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Current State of Cosmetics
March 26, 2012 Pitts Attends First Day of Deliberations on Health Law
March 26, 2012 Supreme Court Obamacare
March 22, 2012 Pitts on Health Law's Two Years of Broken Promises
March 19, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - A Review of Efforts to Prevent and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury
March 9, 2012 Independent of the People
March 8, 2012 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
March 1, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - FY2013 HHS Budget
Feb. 15, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Reauthorization of MDUFA: What It Means for Jobs, Innovation and Patients
Feb. 9, 2012 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
Feb. 9, 2012 Government Takeover of Doctrine
Feb. 1, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Reauthorization of PDUFA: What It Means for Jobs, Innovation, and Patients
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Jan. 27, 2012 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law
Jan. 25, 2012 Committee Demands White House Turn Over Internal Memos on Health Care Negotiations
Jan. 10, 2012 New Report Details Findings of Listeria Outbreak Investigation
Jan. 6, 2012 Important Work Ahead in Congress
Nov. 15, 2011 Health Subcommittee Votes to Repeal CLASS Program
Nov. 4, 2011 Hearing Looks into Whether Mandates Could Reduce Access to Care
Nov. 2, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Do New Health Law Mandates Threaten Conscience Rights and Access to Care?
Oct. 26, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Health Subcommittee and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "CLASS Cancelled: An Unsustainable Program and Its Consequences for the Nation's Deficit"
Oct. 21, 2011 Joint Release: Repeal CLASS Working Group Continues to Press HHS on Failed Obama Health Care Component
Oct. 14, 2011 Congressional Working Group Releases Investigative Report on Unsustainable CLASS Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Supporting Life-Affirming Health Care, Landry Praises Passage of the Protect Life Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Health Subcommittees of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "Food Marketing: Can "Voluntary' Government Restrictions Improve Children's Health?"
Oct. 7, 2011 Congress Receives 1.6 Million Petitions for Health Law Repeal
Oct. 5, 2011 Health Care Petitions
Sept. 23, 2011 Exam Room: Pitts, Herger Statements on the Negative Impact the Democrats' Health Law Has Had on American Job Creators
Sept. 23, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Examining the Increase in Drug Shortages"
Sept. 23, 2011 CLASS Program Employees Reassigned Just One Week After Report Up
Sept. 23, 2011 Bill to Help Train Pediatricians Passes House
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