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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily
Birth Date: 11/12/1949
Birth Place: Cranston, RI
Home City: Jamestown, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, U.S. Navy Secretary - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases and Aboard Ships
March 25, 2014 Sunscreen Innovation Act
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 21, 2014 Reed Receives National Child Health Champion Award for Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts
March 14, 2014 Reed Outlines Efforts to Improve Child Care Quality, Safety, and Affordability
March 10, 2014 Reed Seeks to Improve Child Care Quality, Oversight, & Background Checks
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 5, 2014 Reed Commends CVS for Ending Tobacco Sales
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 1, 2013 Sens. Harkin, Reed, Alexander, Murray, and Roberts Applaud News of 500th Drug Labeled with Pediatric Information
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids
June 13, 2013 Senators Blunt, Reed Introduce Bill To Build A Stronger Health Care Workforce
April 29, 2013 Reed, Mather Launch New Get TickSmart/RI Campaign
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 3, 2013 Reed Calls for Bipartisan Efforts to Strengthen Mental Health Services
March 20, 2013 Senate Passes Stopgap Appropriations Bill
Feb. 20, 2013 Senator Stabenow, Author of Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation, Applauds Announcement to Expand Mental Health Services
Feb. 13, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Mental Health Services
Feb. 7, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 7, 2013 Reed Seeks to Strengthen Community Mental Health Services
Jan. 24, 2013 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Mental Health First Aid Bill
Jan. 23, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2012 Reed Celebrates Grand Opening of the New Allen Berry Health Clinic
July 9, 2012 Obama Signs Reed's Bill to Improve Safety of Children's Medications into Law
July 9, 2012 Reed Seeks National Strategy to Combat Lyme Disease
June 28, 2012 Reed: Supreme Court Decision Upholding Health Insurance Reform is "Good News for all Americans"
June 21, 2012 Reed Delivers Federal Funds to Help RIPTA Offer Free, Cool Rides
June 15, 2012 Reed Restores Critical Lead Poisoning Prevention Funding
June 5, 2012 Reed Encourages RI Organizations to Compete for $70 Million Health & Wellness Grants
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 24, 2012 Senate Passes Reed's Bill to Improve Safety of Children's Medications
May 24, 2012 Reed Amendment Ensures No More Delays on Improved Sunscreen Rules
May 22, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 18, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 11, 2012 Reed Criticizes FDA for Delaying New Sunscreen Standards
May 3, 2012 Reed Introduces Bill to Strengthen Cancer Research Reporting Requirements
April 26, 2012 Reed Applauds Proposed Medicare Wage Index Rule
April 26, 2012 Reed's Bill to Improve Safety of Children's Medications Advances in Senate
April 17, 2012 Senators Seek to Improve Safety of Children's Medications and Medical Devices
April 17, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 16, 2012 RI to Receive Federal Support for Mental Health Pilot Program
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012--Conference Report
Dec. 13, 2011 Reed Announces Federal Funds to Help Make Free Flu Shots Available to More RI Seniors
Dec. 6, 2011 Reed: Health Reform Law Saving RIers $5.5 Million on Prescription Drugs
Nov. 10, 2011 Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act
Nov. 3, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Sept. 23, 2011 Reed-Hutchison Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Childhood Cancer Survivors
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