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

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
May 19, 2016 Farr Delivers $21.5 Million for First Responders at Fort Hunter Liggett And Improves Access to Therapists for Veterans Nationwide
April 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak
Feb. 23, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Swift FDA Action to Reduce Birth Defects in the Hispanic Community
Feb. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Zika Virus
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to Commissioner Ostroff - Urge to Act on Zika Virus
Jan. 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Concerning Marijuana as a Treatment Option
Oct. 28, 2015 Dyslexia Awareness Month
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to The Hon. Shaun Donovan, Director, Office of Management and Budget and The Hon. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Meaningful Use Stage 3
Aug. 19, 2015 Newsletter: Budget Priorities
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sunscreen Patents
July 8, 2015 Bipartisan Medical Efficacy Of Marijuana Amendment Introduced In House
June 25, 2015 Capps Statement on SCOTUS Decision in King v. Burwell
June 24, 2015 Capps, Boustany Make A PACT for Cancer Patients
June 3, 2015 Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13), Sam Farr (CA-20) and Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) introduce the Salad Bar in Schools Expansion Act
June 3, 2015 House Votes Again To Protect Medical Marijuana Patients From Federal Prosecution
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 14, 2015 Community Health Centers - 50 Years of Success
May 13, 2015 Letter to Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Aerial Fumigation of Coca Crops
May 13, 2015 Members Of Congress Call For End Of Colombian Fumigation Program
April 29, 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 28, 2015 Statement On Ending Fumigation In Colombia
April 22, 2015 Statement On Denying Veterans Access To Medical Marijuana
April 8, 2015 Farr And Rohrabacher Tell Attorney General: Stop Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Cases
April 8, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Medial Marijuana
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Health Care
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Oct. 15, 2014 Letter to C. Duane Dauner, President and CEO of the California Hospital Association, and Erica Murray, President and CEO of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems - Ensuring California Hospitals are Prepared to Handle Ebola
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
Aug. 19, 2014 Santa Cruz Sentinel - Sam Farr Challenge: 8 Pounds Lost, New Habits Take Hold For Congressman
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 Newsletter: Serving Those Who Served Us
July 25, 2014 President Signs Farr Bill to Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
July 25, 2014 President Signs Farr Bill To Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast To Join Him In Getting Healthy
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast to Join Him in Getting Healthy
July 9, 2014 Senate Passes Farr Bill to Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
May 29, 2014 Farr Fights To Keep School Lunches Healthy
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
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
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