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Joe Pitts' Public Statements

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
May 21, 2014 Health Subcommittee Continues Efforts to #KeepthePromise of Medicare to Seniors
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "21st Century Cures: The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation
May 19, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Inaccurate Health Care Subsidies
May 16, 2014 Questions We Need Answered
May 14, 2014 Hearing Notice: Subcommittee on Health
May 12, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Health Law's Cuts to Medicare Advantage
May 9, 2014 Increasing Educational Innovation and Opportunity
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Pitts Applauds Sikorsky on Selection to Build Presidential Helicopters
May 7, 2014 Letter to Jesus Karam, Attorney General of Mexico - Andrew Tahmooressi
May 7, 2014 Remarks on Moldova
May 2, 2014 The Promise of Telemedicine
May 1, 2014 Health Subcommittee Explores How 21st Century Technology Can Improve Health Care and Help Patients
May 1, 2014 LGH CEO Testifies at Pitts' Health Subcommittee Hearing
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21 st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients
May 1, 2014 Pitts Introduces Resolution Supporting Moldova's Territorial Integrity
April 29, 2014 Pitts on County Commissioners Pipeline Meeting
April 24, 2014 Health Subcommittee Announces Hearing on Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patient
April 22, 2014 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
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 16, 2014 Taxman Out of Control
April 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
April 11, 2014 Why Republicans Wrote a Budget
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act
April 7, 2014 Hearing of Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation
April 7, 2014 Pitts Chairs Hearing on Bipartisan Bill to Speed New Therapies
April 4, 2014 Blog: Some True Stories
April 4, 2014 President Signs Kids First Research Act
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - H.R. 3717, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act; H.R. 4080, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act; H.R. 1281, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act; and H.R. 1528, the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act
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 3, 2014 Pitts Honored by Humane Society for Work to Protect Race Horses
April 1, 2014 Pitts' Bill to Preserve Seniors Access to Medicare Passes Senate
April 1, 2014 A Win for Pediatric Care, House Approves Bipartisan Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Support Reauthorization Act
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013
April 1, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting
April 1, 2014 President Signs Pitts' Bill to Protect Seniors
March 27, 2014 House Passes Bill to #KeepthePromise, Protect Seniors' Access to Medicare Physicians
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Pitts, Pallone Introduce Legislation to Speed New Therapies
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 25, 2014 Pitts on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Case
March 24, 2014 The Constitutionality of Abortion-Inducing Drugs in Obamacare
March 21, 2014 Keeping Secrets from Ourselves
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 14, 2014 A Basic Pennsylvania Value
March 14, 2014 House Passes Bill to Reform Medicare Payments to Doctors
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Keeping the Promise: Allowing Seniors to Keep Their Medicare Advantage Plans If They Like Them
March 13, 2014 Pitts Chairs Hearing to Defend Seniors from Medicare Advantage Cuts
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