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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Louise McIntosh Slaughter
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 25
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert; 3 Children: Megan, Amy, Robin
Birth Date: 08/14/1929
Birth Place: Harlan County, KY
Home City: Fairport, NY
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health
Issue Position: Women's Health
Aug. 1, 2014 Slaughter Announces $4.4 Million in Grants to University of Rochester for Cancer Medical Research and Heart Treatments Development
July 31, 2014 DeLauro, Slaughter Greatly Disappointed With USDA's Poultry Rule
July 31, 2014 FDA Heeds Rep. Slaughter's Call for Transparency in Laboratory Diagnostic Testing
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
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 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 9, 2014 DeLauro, Slaughter Renew Call For USDA To Halt Foster Farms Operations
June 25, 2014 Reps. DeLauro and Slaughter Introduce Legislation to Strengthen USDA's Power to Protect Public Health
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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
March 28, 2014 Rep. Slaughter Announces $2.9 Million Grant To University of Rochester For Research on Allergies and Infectious Diseases
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 Slaughter Announces $1.1 Million Grant for University of Rochester to Focus on HIV Prevention in Minority Communities
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 18, 2013 Slaughter reacts to Consumer Reports study revealing half of all chicken purchases are tainted with bacteria resistant to three or more classes of antibiotics
Dec. 11, 2013 Rep. Slaughter: Voluntary Regulation on Antibiotics Inadequate To Protect Public Health; No Enforcement Mechanism or Criteria for Success
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Nov. 26, 2013 DeGette, Pro-Choice Caucus Statement On SCOTUS Announcement To Debate Employer Contraceptive Coverage
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. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 28, 2013 Slaughter Calls On Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology to Investigate Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Do Not Muzzle Independent Lead Poisoning Prevention Group
Oct. 16, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
Oct. 8, 2013 Rep. Slaughter on Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak: "Our Country's Worst Nightmare"
Sept. 16, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Calls for Action on Antibiotics After CDC Releases Report on Antibiotic Resistance
Aug. 22, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Visits Veterans, Advocates at Warrior Salute, a Service of CDS Monarch
July 31, 2013 Pro-Choice Caucus Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Implementation of Women's Preventative Health Services
July 2, 2013 New Study Further Confirms Transmission of Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Animals To Humans
June 25, 2013 Lead Poisoning Prevention
June 20, 2013 House Passes Slaughter-Polis Amendment on Antibiotic Resistance Research
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Consider Limits on Antibiotic Use on Livestock at G8 Summit
June 3, 2013 Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013
May 22, 2013 Slaughter and DeLauro Highlight New Report Detailing Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
April 25, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Slams FDA, Calls On Agency To Protect Americans' Health, Not Industry Profits
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 16, 2013 Slaughter and Supermoms Against Superbugs Push To Save Antibiotics For Human Use
March 27, 2013 Definitive Link Confirms Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Transmits from Livestock to Humans
March 20, 2013 Introduction of the Lead Hazard Title X Amendments Act of 2013
March 14, 2013 Introduction of the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2013
Feb. 26, 2013 Slaughter And DeGette Respond To Congressional Republican Efforts To Investigate Planned Parenthood And Other Health Centers
Feb. 6, 2013 Slaughter: "We Are Standing on the Brink of a Public Health Catastrophe"
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Yarmuth, Slaughter Introduce Bill to Study Health Consequences of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
Oct. 5, 2012 Slaughter Voices Concern Over Discovery of Tainted U.S. Pork Exported to Taiwan
July 27, 2012 Slaughter Introduces Children's Health Task Force Act
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