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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
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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 Column: If Obamacare is So Great, ThenÂ…
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 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 You Can't Keep Your Prescription Drug Plan Either
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. 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 Russian Reset
Feb. 21, 2014 Upton, Pitts Decry Administration's Latest Cuts to Medicare Advantage Program
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 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 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 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
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