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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
Issue Position: Health Care
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
July 16, 2014 Portman Statement on Preserving Religious Freedom and a Woman's Access to Contraception
July 15, 2014 Portman Statement on CBO's 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook
July 1, 2014 Portman Statement on HHS IG Report on Obamacare Subsidies
June 30, 2014 Portman Visits Sandusky Veterans Home
June 30, 2014 Portman Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Hobby Lobby Case
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 11, 2014 Portman Supports Bipartisan Veterans Bill Improving Access to Private Care and Increasing Accountability
June 10, 2014 USA Today- For Obama, Inaction Speaks Louder Than Words
June 4, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bill Giving Veterans More Healthcare Choices
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Nomination of Sharon Y. Bowen to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
May 30, 2014 Portman Calls for Greater Accountability and Transparency Following the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Portman Calls on President Obama to Bring Accountability to the VA Immediately
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
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 Statement on Three Year Anniversary of the President's Health Care Law
March 22, 2013 Portman Amendment on Medical Malpractice Reform Garners Support from AAMC, Ohio Hospital Association, & American Hospital Association
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
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