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Pat Roberts' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Charles 'Pat' Patrick Roberts
Office: U.S. Senate (KS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franki; 3 Children: David, Ashleigh, Anne-Wesley
Birth Date: 04/20/1936
Birth Place: Topeka, KS
Home City: Dodge City, KS
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Small Business
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Immediately Release Guidance on Biosimilar Drugs
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 5, 2014 Roberts Report: Answers for Veterans Care, Honor Flight, ObamaCare Watchdog and More
June 4, 2014 Letter to Francisco Vasquez, Director of the Robert J. Dole Medical and Regional Office Center - Regarding Wichita Veterans' Health Care
June 4, 2014 Letter to Richard J. Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Regarding Wichita Veterans' Health Care
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 22, 2014 GOP Senators Welcome Administration's Major Reversal on Electronic Health Records Deadlines
May 22, 2014 Senator Roberts Introduces Bill to Improve Rural Health Care
May 20, 2014 Sens. Harkin, Franken, Roberts, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Rural Health Care
April 11, 2014 Senator Roberts Issues Statement on the Resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Feb. 25, 2014 Hoeven Joins Roberts, Tester, Bipartisan Group to Introduce Bill to Protect Rural Hospitals and Patients
Feb. 24, 2014 Senators Roberts and Tester Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Rural Hospitals and Patients by Eliminating Damaging 96 Hour Rule
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Nov. 18, 2013 Senate Health Policy Leaders Hail Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Safety of Compounded Drugs, Track Prescription Drugs; Bill Now Heads to the President's Desk
Nov. 14, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Nov. 1, 2013 Sens. Harkin, Reed, Alexander, Murray, and Roberts Applaud News of 500th Drug Labeled with Pediatric Information
Sept. 28, 2013 HELP Committee Members Call for Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act
Sept. 25, 2013 Bipartisan Group of HELP Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Address High-Risk Drug Compounding Practices and Secure the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
July 25, 2013 Senate Health Committee Members Urge Senate Action on Bill to Help Prevent Another Compounding Crisis Like the Deadly Meningitis Outbreak, Protect Nation's Drug Supply
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
May 22, 2013 Protects Patients and Improves Oversight Regulation of Compounded Drugs
May 22, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Release Report Outlining Urgent Need for Clear Regulatory Guidelines of Drug Compounders as Committee Approves Legislation
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 15, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Introduce Legislation to Clarify Oversight Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Compounding, Ensure Safety for Consumers
May 14, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - HHS Decision to Solicit Donations
May 9, 2013 Senator Roberts Praises Bipartisan Compounding Bill
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
April 26, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Franken, Roberts Release Draft Bill to Make Clear Oversight Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Compounding, Ensure Safety for Consumers
April 10, 2013 Bipartisan Mental Health Improvement Act Passes Out of Committee with Roberts' Support
March 13, 2013 Senator Roberts Puts Economy First; Votes to Defund Obamacare
Feb. 8, 2013 Senator Roberts Calls for Kansans to Assess New USDA Proposed Rules for School Snacks
Jan. 25, 2013 Senator Roberts Introduces Bill to Protect Patients from Rationing
Dec. 12, 2012 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011
Nov. 15, 2012 Senator Roberts: Patient Safety Demands Tougher Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies
July 13, 2012 E-Newsletter 6/13/12
June 26, 2012 Senator Roberts Works to Improve Pediatric Drugs, Antibiotics and to Address Drug Shortages
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Resume
April 24, 2012 Roberts and Stabenow: US Beef and Dairy Safeguards Protect Public Health, Livestock
April 17, 2012 Senators Seek to Improve Safety of Children's Medications and Medical Devices
March 30, 2012 Robert's Report: A Few Top Regs in Obamacare
March 30, 2012 Robert's Report: Health Care Reform Anniversary
March 30, 2012 Robert's Report: United States Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Health Care Law
March 19, 2012 Health Care
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