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Pete Visclosky's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' J. Visclosky
Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joanne; 2 Children: John, Timothy
Birth Date: 08/13/1949
Birth Place: Gary, IN
Home City: Merrillville, IN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
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 Visclosky Announces $1.28 Million for NorthShore Health Centers
Dec. 19, 2012 Visclosky Announces New Resources for Student Health in Northwest Indiana
June 29, 2012 Chesterton Tribune - Visclosky Pleased by Health Ruling
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
April 24, 2012 Observing Workers Memorial Day
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 25, 2011 Visclosky Announces HealthLinc of Valparaiso to Receive Federal Support
Oct. 20, 2011 NWI.com - Visclosky Lauded by Innovators Society
Jan. 19, 2011 Visclosky Responds to Healthcare Vote
Jan. 14, 2011 Northwest Indiana Times - Visclosky Holds Town Hall in Valpo
Oct. 10, 2010 Nwi.com - Effects of Health Care on the Upcoming Elections
Oct. 5, 2010 Post-Tribune - Visclosky Upbeat on Region, Dems
June 25, 2010 Visclosky Statement on Patients' Right to Choose Doctors
March 21, 2010 Visclosky Statement On Health Insurance Reform
Feb. 24, 2010 Visclosky Votes To Repeal Health Insurance Industry's Antitrust Law Exemption Greater Competition Will Lead To Improved Affordability, Quality, And Consumer Choice
Nov. 7, 2009 Visclosky Statement On The Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Oct. 21, 2009 Letter To Nancy Pelosi, Speaker Of The House, Chairwoman Of House Rules Committee
July 10, 2009 Visclosky Votes to Support Troops and Veterans
Dec. 19, 2007 Visclosky secures $12 million for Northwest Indiana
June 19, 2007 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 29, 2004 Veterans Health Programs and Facilities Enhancement Act of 2004
Sept. 8, 2004 Commending Dr. Mildred C. Harris
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Enable Affordable Health Care Access
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Healthcare Reform
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