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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Blog: Weekly Column: A Step in the Right Direction for Delphi Workers
April 9, 2014 Rockefeller, Portman Introduce Bill to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations for Servicemembers
April 7, 2014 Portman Welcomes Reversal of Proposed Cuts to Medicare Advantage
April 3, 2014 Portman and Brown Win Vote to Include Extension of Health Coverage Tax Credit for Delphi, Steelworker Retirees in Tax Extender Bill
April 1, 2014 Portman Opposes Temporary 'Doc Fix,' Calls for Permanent Solution
March 31, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts
March 23, 2014 Portman Statement on Four-Year Anniversary of Obamacare
March 13, 2014 Portman Applauds Passage of Child Care Development Block Grant Reauthorization
March 12, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Prohibit Violent Criminals from Working in Child Care Facilities
March 12, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Prohibit Violent Criminals from Working in Child Care Facilities
March 12, 2014 Portman Offers Amendment to Promote Early Childhood Literacy
March 10, 2014 Portman Meets with Ohio Veterans of Foreign Wars Leadership
March 6, 2014 Portman-Whitehouse Prison Reform Bill Approved by Judiciary Committee
Dec. 11, 2013 Hirono's Bipartisan Amendment to Promote Telehealth in Military Health System Included in Defense Authorization Deal
Nov. 20, 2013 Portman Supports Measures to Improve Behavioral Health System
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Administrator Marilyn B. Tavenner, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Lack of Preparedness for Obamacare Implementation
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
May 14, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary - HHS Decision to Solicit Donations
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
April 17, 2013 Manchin-Toomey Amendment Punishes Law-Abiding Ohioans But Would Not Prevent The Kind Of Heartbreaking Loss of Life Seen In Newtown
April 5, 2013 Portman Calls on Administration to Immediately Appeal Unelected Judge's Decision to Make Morning-After Pills Available Without A Prescription For All Ages
March 22, 2013 Portman Amendment on Medical Malpractice Reform Garners Support from AAMC, Ohio Hospital Association, & American Hospital Association
March 22, 2013 Portman Statement on Three Year Anniversary of the President's Health Care Law
March 14, 2013 Portman Amendment Will Reduce Frivolous Lawsuits, Make Health Care More Affordable, and Reduce the Deficit
Jan. 28, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Bipartisan Measure to Combat Mental Health Crisis in Criminal Justice System
Jan. 22, 2013 Portman Introduces Small Business Health Relief Act
Nov. 16, 2012 TEST Act Passes Senate
Oct. 12, 2012 Weekly Column: Proceed with the Plan!
Sept. 20, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug. 3, 2012 Portman Lends Hand in New Innovative, Life-Saving Program in Toledo
June 28, 2012 Portman Statement on Supreme Court Ruling President Obama's Health Care Mandate Is Billions In New Taxes On Middle Class Families
June 14, 2012 The Corner - Sebelius Stonewalls Senators' Information Request
June 13, 2012 Portman Pushes Amendment to Force President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services to Answer Bipartisan Investigation into Taxpayer-Funded Spin
May 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
April 3, 2012 Portman Responds to President Obama's Remarks on the House Republican Budget
March 29, 2012 The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Would Senior Citizens Take Better Care of Themselves if we Paid Them? Senators Say it's Worth Trying
March 28, 2012 Fixing Medicare by Keeping Seniors Healthy
March 28, 2012 Portman, Wyden Introduce Bill to Help Lower Medicare Costs by Keeping Seniors Healthy
March 23, 2012 Portman Statement on Two-Year Anniversary of President Obama's Health Spending Law
Feb. 15, 2012 Portman Meets With Former Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes And Presidents From CSU And NEOMED To Discuss Benefits Of New Health Care Partnership
Feb. 6, 2012 Portman To Holder: Stop The Unlawful HHS Violation Of Religious Liberty
Dec. 22, 2011 Portman Statement on Payroll Tax Cut, Unemployment Insurance and Seniors' Access to Medical Care
Nov. 29, 2011 Co-Sponsors Key Bills to Protect Life, Respect Right of Conscience
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to Senator Kent Conrad
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sept. 7, 2011 Cincinnati Business Courier - "Portman: Congress Needs to Work Together to Bring Jobs to Ohio"
Aug. 17, 2011 Cleveland Plains Dealer - Portman Highlights Seven Common-Sense Ideas to Create Jobs and Grow the Economy
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 4, 2011 Right-to-Work Law
April 5, 2011 Portman Votes to End 1099 Provisions of Health Care Spending Law
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