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Joe Pitts' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
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
Feb. 7, 2014 Obamacare Adds to Income Inequality
Jan. 10, 2014 Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 Health Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Permanent Solution to SGR
Dec. 9, 2013 Pitts Holds Conference to Find Solutions to Inequality and Poverty
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Medicaid Director - Health Law's Impact on Medicaid, Services to Nation's Most Vulnerable
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill
July 8, 2013 Health Subcommittee Explores Options for Reforming Medicaid to Protect Nation's Most Vulnerable
July 8, 2013 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Making Medicaid Work for the Most Vulnerable
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Need for Medicaid Reform: A State Perspective"
June 12, 2013 Health Subcommittee Examines Commonsense Reforms to Medicaid Program, Including State Flexibility to Help Provide for Most Vulnerable Americans
May 31, 2013 Upton & Pitts Comment on 2013 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report
March 22, 2013 Focusing on Medicaid Quality
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 1, 2013 Fighting Fraud Requires Innovation
Nov. 16, 2012 Our Message Has to Be for Every American
Oct. 23, 2012 My Plan for Jobs
Oct. 4, 2012 Upton, Pitts Once Again Call on HHS to Answer Outstanding Questions on Obamacare Rules
Sept. 21, 2012 Dropping Out is Not Succeeding
Sept. 19, 2012 Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012
Sept. 14, 2012 Real Help for Those in Need
Sept. 13, 2012 Pitts Joins Summit Seeking Solutions to Poverty
Sept. 11, 2012 Health Subcommittee Approves Bills to Prevent Job Loss, Advance Research and Treatment of Rare Diseases, and Protect Taxpayers
Aug. 20, 2012 Committee Leaders Push CMS on Failure to Outline State Exchange and Medicaid Rules
July 20, 2012 Welfare Unreformed
July 18, 2012 Pitts and Cassidy Ask HRSA to End 340B Uncertainty
June 5, 2012 Obamacare Grants
Jan. 20, 2012 One Thousand Days
Nov. 9, 2011 Rep. Pitts Releases Updated Jobs Memo
Oct. 12, 2011 Subcommittees Examine Food Marketing Restrictions, Effects on Families and Jobs
Sept. 22, 2011 Bicameral Repeal CLASS Group Calls on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Clarify Plans and Details on Program Implementation
July 1, 2011 E-Newsletter
March 2, 2011 Medicaid Costs
Dec. 17, 2010 Rep. Pitts Acts to Prevent Tax Hike
Dec. 3, 2010 Debt, Taxes and Unemployment
Oct. 15, 2010 Where Do Jobs Come From?
Sept. 16, 2010 Rep. Pitts on Newly Released Poverty Statistics
Aug. 6, 2010 Fixing the COBRA Catch-22
July 30, 2010 Rep. Pitts Introduces COBRA Affordability Act
May 26, 2010 Government Making it Harder
May 5, 2010 CMS Nominee
March 5, 2010 Congress Distracted From The Top Priority: Jobs
Nov. 7, 2009 Op-Ed: Why I Voted Against Speaker Pelosi's Healthcare Bill
Oct. 16, 2009 Op-Ed: Congress Paves The Way For Future Budget Stalemates
Oct. 15, 2009 Rep. Pitts And Pennsylvania Republican Delegation Calls On Rendell To Reject More Federal Mandates
Feb. 26, 2009 Rep. Pitts Introduces Savings for Working Families Act
July 11, 2008 Missing Fathers Cost Billions
April 15, 2008 The Pelosi Recession
Oct. 25, 2007 Rep. Pitts Calls for Putting Children First
Feb. 7, 2007 Congressman Pitts Reintroduces Savings for Working Families Act
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