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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
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 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 1, 2014 Pitts' Bill to Preserve Seniors Access to Medicare Passes Senate
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 A Win for Pediatric Care, House Approves Bipartisan Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Support Reauthorization Act
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 A Basic Pennsylvania Value
March 14, 2014 House Passes Bill to Reform Medicare Payments to Doctors
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Pitts Chairs Hearing to Defend Seniors from Medicare Advantage Cuts
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 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 10, 2014 Pitts Comments on Medicare Changes to Prescription Drug Regulation
March 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program
March 7, 2014 Column: If Obamacare is So Great, ThenÂ…
March 6, 2014 Committee Leaders Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Repeal and Replace SGR Formula -- Burgess Formally Introduces House Bill
March 4, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors
Feb. 28, 2014 Pitts Tours FDA Headquarters
Feb. 28, 2014 Surprise! Administration Switches Obamacare Gears Again, Directs States to Pay Out Subsidies First, Verify Eligibility Later
Feb. 28, 2014 Obamacare and Hispanics
Feb. 28, 2014 You Can't Keep Your Prescription Drug Plan Either
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Health Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 3548, H.R. 4080, H.R. 1281, and H.R. 1528
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Messing with Success: How CMS' Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors
Feb. 26, 2014 Pitts Asks Why Obama Administration Wants to Reduce Medicare Choices for Seniors
Feb. 26, 2014 Administration Unable to Assure Proposed Medicare Part D Rule Will Not Lead to More #BrokenPromises for Nation's Seniors
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 21, 2014 Upton, Pitts Decry Administration's Latest Cuts to Medicare Advantage Program
Feb. 21, 2014 Russian Reset
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges
Feb. 20, 2014 Pitts Releases Updated Memo on Health Care Reform
Feb. 14, 2014 Preventing Drug Shortages
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Oregon Health Care Exchange
Feb. 10, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining Drug Shortages and Recent Efforts to Address Them
Feb. 10, 2014 Health Subcommittee Reviews Ongoing Threat of Drug Shortages, What FDA Can Do
Feb. 7, 2014 Obamacare Adds to Income Inequality
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process
Feb. 6, 2014 Pitts Supports New Bill to Provide Certainty for Doctors Working in Medicare
Feb. 5, 2014 Pitts Applauds CVS Decision to End Tobacco Sales
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Documents on Incomplete HealthCare.gov Appeals Program
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act
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