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Henry Waxman's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Henry A. Waxman
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 33, Democratic
First Elected: 1974
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janet; 2 Children: Michael, Shai
Birth Date: 09/12/1939
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Protecting Nation's Youth from the Harms of Tobacco
Aug. 6, 2014 Letter to Director Donovan, Administrator Shelanski, Commissioner Hamburg, and Director Zeller - Reassessing Inappropriate Use of Pleasure Factor in Tobacco Regulation
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Take Swift Action on Phthalates
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Evaluating Federal Lab Procedures Following Safety Lapses
July 30, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Calling for a Hearing on New EPA Report on the Dangers of Climate Change
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4701, H.R. 5214, H.R. 4067, H.R. 3522, H.R. 3670, H.R. 5161, H.R. 1575
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 22, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Examining Barriers to Ongoing Evidence Development and Communication
July 22, 2014 Ranking Members Waxman and Schakowsky Release Statements on Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel Report
July 19, 2014 Reichert, Eshoo, Lance, Waxman Launch Deadliest Cancers Caucus
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Health and the Communications and Technology Subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Technology for 21st Century Cures
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident
July 11, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Incorporating the Patient Perspective
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Modernizing Clinical Trials
June 30, 2014 Levin, Waxman, Miller Statements on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 H.R. 1098, H.R. 1281, H.R. 4080, H.R. 3548, And H.R. 4631
June 30, 2014 Waxman, Levin, Miller Statements on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 594, H.R. 4290, H.R. 669, H.R. 3701, H.R. 4771, and H.R. 4250
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Examining the Role of Incentives in Advancing Treatments and Cures for Patients
June 2, 2014 GAO Report on Self-Referring Providers' Referring Medicare Patients for Physical Therapy
May 28, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation
May 15, 2014 Brownley and Waxman Call for Full Audit of Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
May 13, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News - Sequestration Hitting California Hard: Henry Waxman
May 5, 2014 Letter to Chairmans Fred Upton, Joe Pitts, and Tim Murphy - Call for Hearing on MERS-CoV in the United States
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients
April 30, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, Government Accountability Office - Women in Clinical Research
April 29, 2014 Letter to Steven Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Ban Cigarette and Tobacco Product Sales
April 11, 2014 Rep. Waxman Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Sebelius
April 8, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Markup on H.R. 3548, H.R. 4080, H.R. 1281, H.R. 1528
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
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the Psychiatric Bed Shortage
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Martin, CEO Gilead Sciences Inc. - Hepatitis C Drug Pricing
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Sports Safety: A Multifaceted Approach
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Chemicals in Commerce Act
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 27, 2014 Rep. Waxman Statement on Republican TSCA Reform Bill Draft
Feb. 27, 2014 Rep. Waxman Statement on the FCC's H Block Auction
Feb. 27, 2014 Rep. Waxman Statement on Proposed Nutrition Labeling Changes
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman, House Committee on Energy and Commerce and Joe Pitts, Chairman, Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Women and Minorities in Health Research
Feb. 13, 2014 Ranking Member Waxman Statement on Obama Administration's Global Health Security Agenda
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Kamala Harris, Attonrey General, Claifornia, Torn Miller, Attorney General, Iowa, and William Sorell, Attorney General, Vermont - Bring E-Cigarettes Under Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
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