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
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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10/11/13 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 378, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 379, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance 10/11/13 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar 5/14/13 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew 8/24/12 Regulators Run Amuck 6/18/12 Senate Sugar Vote 5/07/12 Letter to Conferees 4/26/12 Sugar Reform 4/25/12 The Dog Ate My Homework 3/16/12 Making It Easier to Make Things in America 10/12/11 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?" 10/07/11 Trade Agreements Sent to Congress, Pass House Committee 7/20/11 Approving Renewal of Import Restrictions Against Burma 3/03/11 Letter to Honorable U.S. Trade Ambassador Ron Kirk 1/14/11 Local Company Travels Abroad with Trade Delegation 7/20/10 Columbia Free Trade Agreement 7/16/10 Memorandum on Creating Jobs and Fixing Our Economy 7/16/10 A Plan for Jobs 2/12/10 Opening New Markets, Creating New Jobs 9/16/09 Administration's Protectionism 8/18/09 The Economy and Government Spending 6/24/09 Representative Pitts: "Cap And Trade" Will Hurt Pennsylvania 6/18/09 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers... 6/11/09 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Emerging Health Care Issues: Follow-On Biologic Drug Competition 6/09/09 Hearing of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Allowance Allocation Policies in Climate Legislation: Assisting Consumers, Investing in a Clean Energy Future, and Adapting to Climate Change 5/21/09 Rep. Pitts Offers Amendment to Cap and Trade Bill to Benefit Pennsylvania 5/14/09 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States 5/05/09 Cap And Trade Exemptions 3/24/09 Panel I of a Hearing of the Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Consumer Credit and Debt: The Role of the Federal Trade Commission in Protecting the Public 4/04/08 Free Trade is Diplomatic Engagement 9/21/07 Lead Tainted Products a Serious Concern 8/04/07 H.R. 2046 Overrides Broad Range Of Laws 5/01/07 Observing the 200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the British Slave Trade 8/11/05 CAFTA Fights Tyranny, Poverty 7/28/05 Rep. Pitts Supports CAFTA 7/27/05 CAFTA Good for Workers and Consumers Over the Long Run 7/27/05 Controlled Substance Export Reform Act of 2005 7/27/05 House Passes Pitts Measure to Help Small Manufacturers, Protect Jobs 7/26/05 CAFTA Good for Workers and Consumers 7/22/05 Pitts Bill on Floor Next Week 6/21/05 Approving the Renewal of Import Restrictions Contained in the Burmese Freedom and Deomcracy Act of 2003 10/06/04 United Nations Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly 9/17/04 The Face of Injustice 7/22/04 United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act 7/22/04 Rep. Pitts Lauds Protection of Sahrawis in Morocco Trade Pact 7/21/04 Introduction of Controlled Substances Export Reform Act 7/16/04 The Truth About the Iraq-Niger Link - OpEd 7/09/04 Beyond Diplomatic Niceties - OpEd 7/08/04 Do Not Ignore Western Sahara 7/08/04 Floor Speech - Don't Abandon Western Sahara 1/01/12 Issue Position: Creating Jobs