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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Federal Support for the Development of Carbon Capture and Storage
Sept. 23, 2013 Rep. Barton: EPA Power Plant Regs Will Raise Rates, Stall Economic Recovery
July 29, 2013 Barton Commends New Mobile App Guidelines, Still Has Privacy Concerns
July 18, 2013 Delaying a Disaster: Pushing for full repeal of ObamaCare
July 17, 2013 Energy Task Force Examines Effects of Renewable Fuel Standard on American Way of Life
Feb. 15, 2013 Navarro County Businessman Appears Before Congress; Urges Pro-Growth Policies
Feb. 1, 2013 Busted: Rep. Barton Supports FTC Settlement Against App Operator Accused of Privacy Violations
Dec. 18, 2012 Markey, Barton on FTC Study of Data Brokers
Sept. 26, 2012 Barton "Dumbfounded" by Companies Using Rented Computers to Spy on Customers
March 22, 2012 Dead Before Birth: Rep. Barton Applauds Repeal of Controversial IPAB
Jan. 26, 2012 Stearns Expresses Concern With Impact of Google's New Policies on Consumer Privacy
Nov. 4, 2011 Verizon Responds to Questions about Privacy, Targeted Advertising Practices
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 16, 2011 A Tale of Two Cities
Sept. 14, 2011 Rep. Barton on Solyndra: "It is Our Duty to Find Out How and Why That Money Was Wasted."
Sept. 12, 2011 Rep. Barton Asks "Where are the jobs?" - Obama EPA Forces 500 Layoffs in Texas
July 12, 2011 Rep. Barton vows to continue Bulb Battle
Feb. 15, 2011 Barton vows to protect the economy from stifling overregulation
Jan. 26, 2011 Barton Vows to Use Oversight to Protect Taxpayers From Needless, Job Killing Regulations
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to Hon. Inez Tenenbaum, Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
July 15, 2010 Panel Passes Blowout Prevention Bill; Boosts Well Safety, Saves Gulf Coast Jobs
Dec. 9, 2009 Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Of 2009
Nov. 20, 2009 Saving Jobs And Protecting Our Allies: Barton Pushes Obama To Keep North Texans Working
April 1, 2009 Bill Fixes Mistakes in Toy Safety Law, Saves Small Shops from Bankruptcy
March 30, 2009 Op-Ed: What's Next - Taxing Your Breath?
Feb. 25, 2009 Rep. Barton Reacts To President Obama's Address To A Joint Session Of Congress
July 30, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 4040, Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
July 28, 2008 CPSC Conference Report Agreement Reached
Dec. 19, 2007 Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act
June 6, 2007 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Tresspass Act
Dec. 8, 2006 Pool And Spa Safety Act
March 29, 2006 Committee Approves New Data Security Legislation, Protections from ID Theft
Dec. 20, 2005 Barton, Bass Urge FTC to Review Gift Card Sales
Nov. 16, 2005 Barton Seeks to Balance Copyright Protections, Consumers Rights
Nov. 10, 2005 Barton Pledges to Protect Consumer Rights to Repair their Cars
Nov. 9, 2005 Prepared Statement of the Honorable Joe Barton - Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
Oct. 7, 2005 Barton's Gasoline for America's Security Act Passes House
June 23, 2005 Work Remains to Make Cars Even Safer
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Creating Jobs
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