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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Healthcare
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate Recognition of Direct Support Professionals
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014
July 29, 2014 Cardin Hopeful for Progress at VA with Confirmation of Secretary McDonald
July 29, 2014 Cardin Credits ACA for Extending the Solvency of the Medicare Trust Fund
July 16, 2014 Cardin Assails Partisan Fight Over Women's Health
July 14, 2014 Press Senator Cardin Decries Mismanagement of Sensitive VA Claim and Personal Data by Baltimore VA
July 9, 2014 Hobby Lobby: Cardin Backs Legislative Fix To Protect Women's Health In Aftermath Of Supreme Court Decision
June 30, 2014 Cardin Assails SCOTUS Decision on Hobby Lobby as a Threat to Women's Rights
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
June 23, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes Visit Baltimore VA Medical Center to Ensure Progress on Timely Delivery of Care for Veterans
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement on Acting VA Secretary Gibson's Visit to Baltimore
June 12, 2014 Cardin Calls The Veterans Care Act A Step Toward Restoring Trust In The VA
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 6, 2014 Cardin Hails Senate Confirmation of Sylvia Burwell to Lead Health and Human Services and Continue Progress of the Affordable Care Act
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
May 30, 2014 Cardin Statement On VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2014 Cardin Statement Regarding The Health Care Administration Problems At The Department Of Veterans Affairs
May 12, 2014 Letter to Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer - Regarding Maryland Pharmaceutical Jobs
May 9, 2014 Cardin Rallies National Dental Association
May 9, 2014 Cardin Rallies National Dental Association
May 1, 2014 Senate Passes Cardin-Schatz-Menendez Resolution Recognizing Minority Health Awareness Month
April 1, 2014 Cardin Lauds Fix To SGR But Urges Permanent Repeal
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Jan. 9, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Innovative Readiness Training Program to Benefit Western Maryland
Dec. 10, 2013 Cardin Applauds Obama Administration Initiative To Support Aging Holocaust Survivors In The U.S.
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 7, 2013 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More Than $1.7 Million to Build Four New Community Health Centers in Maryland
Nov. 5, 2013 Cardin Says U.S. Should Support Persons With Disabilities Worldwide
Oct. 28, 2013 Budget Negotiations and Real Tax Reform Should Lead to Long-Term Predictability for American Small Businesses and Economic Growth
Oct. 28, 2013 National Center for Biotechnology Information Anniversary
Oct. 19, 2013 Your4State.com - Sen. Ben Cardin Talks Medicare, Social Security with Seniors
Sept. 27, 2013 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Funding To Provide Critical Services To Developmentally Disabled In Allegany County
Aug. 26, 2013 Cardin Visits Holy Cross Hospital In Silver Spring To Preview Upcoming Health Exchanges
Aug. 13, 2013 Cardin Visits WSSC In Push To Make Water Infrastructure Upgrades A National Priority
Aug. 1, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolution
July 16, 2013 Cardin Lauds FDA Commitment To Promoting Health Equity
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 17, 2013 Cardin, Enzi Introduce a Bill to End Use-It-or-Lose-It for Medical Savings Accounts
May 14, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - Continued
May 9, 2013 Mental Health Awareness Month
April 8, 2013 Cardin, Delaney Host Bio-Tech Jobs Roundtable Discussion On Jobs, Future Economic Growth
March 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - SCREEN Act
March 7, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 15, 2013 Cardin Praises Start Of New Study To Identify Best Treatments For Military Depression And PTSD
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Dec. 1, 2012 World AIDS Day Statement
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