Representative Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts's Public Statements

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Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/15/14 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force 4/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia 4/08/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 4/07/14 Pitts Chairs Hearing on Bipartisan Bill to Speed New Therapies 4/07/14 Hearing of Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation 4/04/14 Blog: Some True Stories 4/04/14 President Signs Kids First Research Act 4/03/14 Pitts Honored by Humane Society for Work to Protect Race Horses 4/03/14 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 4/03/14 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 4/03/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors 4/01/14 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 4/01/14 President Signs Pitts' Bill to Protect Seniors 4/01/14 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting 4/01/14 A Win for Pediatric Care, House Approves Bipartisan Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Support Reauthorization Act 4/01/14 Pitts' Bill to Preserve Seniors Access to Medicare Passes Senate 3/27/14 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 3/27/14 House Passes Bill to #KeepthePromise, Protect Seniors' Access to Medicare Physicians 3/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/26/14 Pitts, Pallone Introduce Legislation to Speed New Therapies 3/25/14 Pitts on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Case 3/24/14 The Constitutionality of Abortion-Inducing Drugs in Obamacare 3/21/14 Keeping Secrets from Ourselves 3/14/14 A Basic Pennsylvania Value 3/14/14 House Passes Bill to Reform Medicare Payments to Doctors 3/14/14 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 3/13/14 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 3/13/14 Pitts Chairs Hearing to Defend Seniors from Medicare Advantage Cuts 3/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice 3/10/14 Pitts Comments on Medicare Changes to Prescription Drug Regulation 3/07/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program 3/07/14 Column: If Obamacare is So Great, ThenÂ… 3/06/14 Committee Leaders Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Repeal and Replace SGR Formula -- Burgess Formally Introduces House Bill 3/04/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors 2/28/14 Obamacare and Hispanics 2/28/14 You Can't Keep Your Prescription Drug Plan Either 2/28/14 Surprise! Administration Switches Obamacare Gears Again, Directs States to Pay Out Subsidies First, Verify Eligibility Later 2/28/14 Pitts Tours FDA Headquarters 2/27/14 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 2/26/14 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 2/26/14 Administration Unable to Assure Proposed Medicare Part D Rule Will Not Lead to More #BrokenPromises for Nation's Seniors 2/26/14 Pitts Asks Why Obama Administration Wants to Reduce Medicare Choices for Seniors 2/25/14 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 2/21/14 Upton, Pitts Decry Administration's Latest Cuts to Medicare Advantage Program 2/21/14 Russian Reset 2/20/14 Pitts Releases Updated Memo on Health Care Reform 2/20/14 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges 2/14/14 Preventing Drug Shortages 2/12/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Oregon Health Care Exchange 2/12/14 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay