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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
Feb. 14, 2014 Preventing Drug Shortages
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Oregon Health Care Exchange
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 10, 2014 Health Subcommittee Reviews Ongoing Threat of Drug Shortages, What FDA Can Do
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. 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process
Feb. 7, 2014 Obamacare Adds to Income Inequality
Feb. 6, 2014 Pitts Supports New Bill to Provide Certainty for Doctors Working in Medicare
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act
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 GOP Senate, House Lawmaker Inquiry Reveals Weak Administration Oversight of Drug Discount Program for Uninsured, Low-Income Americans
Feb. 2, 2014 Washington Post - HealthCare.gov Can't Handle Appeals of Enrollment Errors
Jan. 31, 2014 Why Go Around?
Jan. 30, 2014 President's "Model for the Nation," Massachusetts, Now Boasts City with Longest Wait to See a Doctor
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary US Department of Labor - Telling OSHA: Stay Off Small Farms
Jan. 24, 2014 Bigger Isn't Better
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 17, 2014 Security and Transparency
Jan. 16, 2014 House Demands Transparency for Health Care Law Exchanges
Jan. 15, 2014 ObamaCare Data
Jan. 10, 2014 Veto-Proof Majority of House Votes in Favor of Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Poverty
Jan. 10, 2014 A Tale of Two Press Conferences
Jan. 10, 2014 Pitts' Data Security Bill Passes House with Veto-Proof Majority
Jan. 10, 2014 Pitts and Fleming on Justice Decision on Utah Marriages
Jan. 9, 2014 Upton, Pitts Respond to White House's Veto Threat of Commonsense Transparency Bill
Jan. 9, 2014 Health Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Permanent Solution to SGR
Jan. 6, 2014 Pitts Unveils Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act
Jan. 3, 2014 Boosting Growth in 2014
Dec. 20, 2013 Getting Things Done
Dec. 19, 2013 Burma
Dec. 16, 2013 Pitts' Subcommittee the House's Most Productive in 2013
Dec. 13, 2013 The Deal We Get With the Government We Have
Dec. 12, 2013 Pitts on FoxNews: Obamacare is Broken
Dec. 12, 2013 ObamaCare Ads
Dec. 12, 2013 Pitts Votes for Budget Agreement
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - PPACA Implementation Failures: What's Next?
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Health Insurance Companies - Regarding PPACA Implementation
Dec. 11, 2013 Pitts Calls Governor to Support CRIZ Application
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Health Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 3527, H.R. 1098, and H.R. 1281
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Appoint New Ambassador for International Religious Freedom
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
Dec. 6, 2013 More People Who Can't Keep their Plans
Dec. 6, 2013 CBO Lowers Cost of Energy and Commerce SGR Repeal and Replacement
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Requesting Review of Key Cyber Security Controls Utilized by Top HHS Agencies
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Nov. 26, 2013 Supreme Court Will Consider Religious Rights Under Obamacare
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
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