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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Sherrod C. Brown
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 11/09/1952
Birth Place: Mansfield, OH
Home City: Avon, OH
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 22, 2014 With Ohio Ranking Worst in Nation for African American Infant Mortality and 48th in Nation Across All Births, Brown Announces Landmark Legislation to Enhance Awareness Around Sudden Unexpected Infant and Child Deaths
Aug. 21, 2014 At Dayton Children's Hospital Groundbreaking, Brown Announces New Legislation to Support Efforts to Lower Ohio's High Rate of Infant Mortality
Aug. 8, 2014 Brown Announces More than $128,000 in New Federal Funds to Provide Housing and Medical Assistance for Homeless Veterans in Ross County
Aug. 8, 2014 Bellevue Gazette - Sen. Brown Applauds Administration's New Rules to Prevent Black Lung Disease
Aug. 7, 2014 Sen. Brown Applauds Enactment of Bill to Improve Care for Veterans
Aug. 5, 2014 With White House Officials Visiting Ohio, Brown Announces Support for New Legislation That Holds Senior VA Officials Accountable While Increasing Access to Care For Our Nation's Veterans
Aug. 3, 2014 Brown Statement on Toledo Do-Not-Drink Advisory
July 31, 2014 Senator Blunt, Colleagues Announce Plan To Make It Easier For Servicemembers & Veterans To Document War-Related Injuries
July 30, 2014 Sens. Brown And Murray Introduce Bill To Ensure Doctors Can Continue Treating Medicaid Patients
July 24, 2014 Brown Statement on House Refusal to Negotiate on Comprehensive Veterans Legislation
July 23, 2014 Brown Applauds Committee Confirmation of Robert McDonald for Secretary of Veterans' Affairs
July 23, 2014 Sen. Brown, Rep. Duckworth Announce Plan That Would Make it Easier for Veterans with War-related Injuries to Claim Benefits
July 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Nomination of Robert McDonald
July 15, 2014 Newsletter: Honoring Our Vow to America's Veterans
July 14, 2014 WKSU - Democrat Brown is Among Those Pushing Hobby Lobby Reversal
July 14, 2014 In the Heat of Summer, and With Two Million Skin Cancer Cases Each Year, Sen. Brown Announces Bipartisan Bill That Would Expedite the Approval Process for Safe Sunscreen Ingredients
July 10, 2014 Following Meeting with Robert McDonald, Brown Calls for Swift Confirmation of Nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 9, 2014 In Advance of Meeting with Nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary, Brown Outlines Next Steps for Bill That Would Address VA Wait Times, Increase Accountability Among VA Officials
July 9, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed
July 4, 2014 Journal-News - Veterans Deserve Memorials, Benefits and Assistance
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Protect Seniors From Losing Their Doctors
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 24, 2014 Brown Named to Veterans Conference Committee to Help Negotiate Comprehensive Legislation That Addresses VA Wait Times, Increases Accountability Among VA Officials
June 11, 2014 Brown Votes to Pass McCain-Sanders Legislation Improving Care for Veterans
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 9, 2014 Brown Announces Support for Veteran's Affairs Legislation
June 5, 2014 Nomination of Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be Director of the Peace Corps
June 5, 2014 Brown Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Expand VA Health Care Services, Increase Accountability Among VA Officials
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services -- Continued
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Following Resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary, Brown Calls for Renewed Leadership to Address Veterans Health Care, End Disability Claims Backlog
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Plan That Would Make it Easier for Veterans with War-Related Injuries to Claim Benefits
May 22, 2014 The Blade- Looking For Protection From Under the Sun
May 21, 2014 With Two Million Skin Cancer Cases Each Year, Sen. Brown Announces Bipartisan Bill That Would Expedite the Approval Process for Safe Sunscreen Ingredients
May 12, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Plan to Prevent Seniors Receiving Preventive Screening from Being Hit with Unfair Costs
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
April 30, 2014 With Public Health Crisis Growing, Sen. Brown Announces Plan That Would Combat Antimicrobial Resistance and Help Protect Ohioans From Future "Super Bugs"
April 24, 2014 With Public Health Crisis Growing, Sen. Brown Announces Plan That Would Combat Antimicrobial Resistance and Help Protect Northeast Ohioans From Future "Super Bugs"
April 22, 2014 Following the Passage of New Ohio Law, Sen. Brown Calls for Further Action to Ensure That All Schools Supply Life Saving Medicine for Children with Severe Allergic Reactions
April 19, 2014 News Democrat - Ohio Veterans Home to Expand
April 15, 2014 With Super Bugs On The Rise, Sen. Brown Introduces Bill To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
April 10, 2014 Following New Report Showing 300 Percent Rise In Electronic Cigarette Poisonings, Sen. Brown Meets With FDA Commissioner To Urge Agency To Regulate E-Cigs, Keep Companies From Marketing To Children
April 9, 2014 Sen. Brown Applauds Enactment Of Bill To Reauthorize Funding To Train Doctors Specializing In Children's Health
April 3, 2014 Portman and Brown Win Vote to Include Extension of Health Coverage Tax Credit for Delphi, Steelworker Retirees in Tax Extender Bill
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, U.S. Navy Secretary - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases and Aboard Ships
March 31, 2014 Sen. Brown Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill In The Senate That Would Ensure Doctors Can Continue Treating Medicare Seniors, Working Families
March 27, 2014 Venezuela
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