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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Why I Voted Against the Senate Healthcare Bill
Issue Position: Health
June 23, 2014 Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Resignation from the VA
May 21, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bill That Will Work to Make the VA More Accountable
April 1, 2014 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills
March 31, 2014 Newsletter: Proposed Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program are Bad for Our Seniors
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 5, 2014 Eating Disorders
Feb. 28, 2014 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Feb. 3, 2014 Protecting the Homeland and Working for our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Important Bills
Dec. 12, 2013 Helping Children, Ros-Lehtinen Votes to Expand Research for Pediatric Care
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
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Reaffirms Support for the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act, Commitment to Effective Healthcare for All
Nov. 13, 2013 Working for South Florida Families, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Research on Preterm Births and Veterans Benefits Increase
Nov. 12, 2013 Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 22, 2013 C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 22, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Congressional Resolution Honoring Cong. Young and Co-Sponsors Legislation to Designate the C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 6, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Allow Senate Vote to Protect Women, Children, & Families
Oct. 2, 2013 Mitochondrial Disease Caucus
Oct. 2, 2013 Congress Should Work Together and Pass Legislation to Reopen Government, Including Relief Measures that Help Americans During Shutdown, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Sept. 26, 2013 The Scourge of Minor Sex Trafficking
Aug. 7, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen & Fellow Co-Chairs of Congressional Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Caucus Send Letter Inviting New Members to Join Caucus
July 31, 2013 Pancreatic Cancer and Betsy Kaplan
July 16, 2013 Reps. Lee, Ros-Lehtinen, and McDermott Re-Launch Bicameral, Bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
July 9, 2013 Identifying Strategies To Prevent Breast Cancer, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill That Will Create A Commission Of The Best Minds In Biomedical Research, Business & Breast Cancer Advocacy
June 2, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Women in the Workforce and Immigration Reform
May 7, 2013 Reps. Lee and Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV/AIDS Laws
March 4, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Votes in Favor of Legislation Improving Nation's Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Sept. 19, 2012 House Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation that Authorizes Major Construction Projects at VA Facilities Across The Nation; Ros-Lehtinen Pleased that Bill Includes Funds to Finally Finish Construction of Miami VA Operating Room
July 11, 2012 House Passes Repeal Of Obamacare; The American People Deserve Better, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 10, 2012 In Multi-Pronged Approach, Ros-Lehtinen Asks State Department, OFAC & Miami-Dade County Health Department to Post Travel Advisories Warning Travelers of Risk They Take Traveling to Cuba During Cholera Outbreak
March 30, 2012 As New Director for the Miami VA is Announced, Ros-Lehtinen Urges Him to Focus Like a Laser Beam on Fixing the Problems
March 21, 2012 Administration's Foreign Aid Budget Will Expand Opportunities For Overseas Abortions, Ros-Lehtinen Charges
Dec. 1, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Progress, Hope on World AIDS Day
Jan. 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Relations Committee - "The United Nations: Urgent Problems that Need Congressional Action"
July 6, 2010 Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Reacts to Reports of Ongoing Problems with Endoscopic ProceduresROCEDURES AT THE MIAMI VA
May 26, 2010 Letter to Mr. Gene Dodaro, Mr. Geisel, and Mr. Gambatesa; Inspectors General at the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development
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 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 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
Feb. 4, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With Her Score From The ADAP Advocacy Association's Congressional Scorecard; Says The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Must Remain Bi-Partisan
Dec. 15, 2009 Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
Dec. 2, 2009 HIV/AIDS Programs
Nov. 7, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Statement On Why She Will Vote "NO" On The Pelosi Bill
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