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

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
Date Title
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Federal Communications Commission Chairman - Close the docket on Set-Top Box Proceeding
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General and the Hon. James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Answers on Yahoo Email Surveillance
Feb. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Privacy Concerns in Set-Top Boxes Proposal
Feb. 16, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Chinese Acquisition of Chicago Stock Exchange
June 8, 2015 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Residential Furnaces
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation
May 15, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Include Small Business Input in Clean Power Plan Rulemaking
April 30, 2015 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
March 2, 2015 Barton Calls Obama Privacy Bill Draft a "Positive" First Step
Jan. 28, 2015 Reps. DeGette and Barton Call for Better Approaches to Data Privacy
Nov. 12, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Reclassification of the Internet Under Title II of the Communications Act
Oct. 17, 2014 Rep. Barton questions CPSC use of old info to ban useful chemical
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, Inc. - Home Depot Data Breach
Sept. 11, 2014 House Approval of Anti-Spoofing Act and E-Label Act Add to Committee's #RecordOfSuccess
July 24, 2014 Subcommittee Reviews Bipartisan Proposals to Benefit Consumers, Manufacturers, and Broadcast License Holders
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc. - Data Security Concerns
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay - Security Breach
May 27, 2014 Barton, Rush Welcome FTC Report Calling for Greater Transparency and Accountability Among Data Brokers
April 23, 2014 Barton Meets with Conservative Hispanic Group
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
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
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Creating Jobs
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
July 11, 2011 Better Use of Light Bulbs Act
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
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