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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
April 6, 2014 Santa Cruz Sentinel - Medicare Fix Started with Town Hall
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 31, 2014 Farr's Medicare GPCI Fix heads to President's desk
March 27, 2014 House passes Farr's California Medicare GPCI Fix
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
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
Oct. 23, 2013 In Honor of World Polio Day
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 Farr's "GPCI Fix' Would Improve Healthcare Access For Central Coast Families
May 17, 2013 Farr, CA Democrats: Hold VA Accountable for Veterans Backlog
May 15, 2013 In Honor of the Village Project
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Culberson, Chair, and Honorable Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies - VA Backlog
Jan. 22, 2013 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Republican Allocations
April 17, 2012 Hunger and the Ryan Budget
April 4, 2012 Rep. Farr Hails Funds to Support Homeless Veterans
April 4, 2012 Farr, Local Health Leaders Mark Annversary of Health Care Reform
April 4, 2012 Marina Selected as Site for New Veterans Clinic
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Protect Life Act
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Report Supports Need to Adjust Doctor Medicare Reimbursements
June 7, 2011 Report Supports Need to Adjust Doctor Medicare Reimbursements
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 16, 2011 In Support of Title X Funding
Jan. 21, 2011 Rep. Farr Strongly Opposes Republican Repeal of Health Care Reform
Jan. 21, 2011 Rep. Farr Statement on Passage of Republican Health Reform Repeal
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Dec. 14, 2010 Rep. Farr Speaks in Support of Child Nutrition
Dec. 9, 2010 Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010
July 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
July 13, 2010 Op-Ed - Afghanistan, HealthCare.gov
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D. Chair Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability Department of Health and Human Services
May 20, 2010 HHS to Hold Meeting on Gay Blood Donation
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 19, 2010 Monterey County Herald - Health Care Bill Is Just The Prescription For Country
Dec. 16, 2009 Farr Introduces School Fruit And Vegetable Act
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Oct. 27, 2009 Health Care
Oct. 7, 2009 Authorization Of Major Medical Facility Leases For Department Of Veterans Affairs For Fiscal Year 2010
Sept. 8, 2009 Farr: ‘Public Option Is Necessary'
July 30, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2749, Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009
July 21, 2009 Government in Health Care
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