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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Issue Position: Social Security
May 12, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Health Law's Cuts to Medicare Advantage
April 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors
March 7, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Dec. 6, 2013 U.S. Reps Attempt to Quash Caller ID Scam Known as "Spoofing"
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Feb. 15, 2013 Local Leader of Meals on Wheels Association Appears Before Congress
Dec. 20, 2011 Sense of House Regarding any Final Measure to Extend Certain Expiring Provisions
June 22, 2011 Letter to Commissioner Astrue
March 2, 2011 Barton frustrated by waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
Jan. 25, 2011 Granger Star Telegram Op-Ed: Barton, Burgess, Granger, Marchant: Why Replacing Healthcare Act is Necessary
Jan. 19, 2011 Repeal Today, Replace Tomorrow: Rep. Barton Votes to Repeal ObamaCare
Dec. 9, 2010 Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010
Sept. 24, 2009 Medicare Premium Fairness Act
Feb. 25, 2009 Rep. Barton Reacts To President Obama's Address To A Joint Session Of Congress
Oct. 2, 2008 Congressman Barton Offers Potential Changes To Bailout Package
July 23, 2008 Senate, House Members Release Results of GAO Report on Long-Term Care Insurance
July 15, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008--Veto Message from the President of the United States
June 24, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008
Dec. 19, 2007 Medicare, Medicaid, and Schip Extension Act of 2007
Aug. 1, 2007 Barton: We Want to Reauthorize the SCHIP Program
June 26, 2007 Barton: End Abusive Sales Practices in Popular Medicare Advantage Program
June 21, 2007 Hearing of the Ways and Means Committee - Protecting the Privacy of the Social Security Number from Identity Theft
June 12, 2007 House Passes Barton-Sponsored Bill to Make Caller ID Fraud-Free
June 6, 2007 House Passes Barton-Sponsored Bill to Make Caller ID Fraud-Free
May 23, 2007 Providing Exception To Limit On medicare Reciprocal Billing Arrangements
April 27, 2007 Committee Asks Justice Department To Review Pretexting Documents
April 18, 2007 Barton: Is It Good Policy to Disrupt Medicare Benefit That Is Working?
Feb. 8, 2007 Barton and Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Privacy Legislation
June 7, 2006 House Sends Broadcast Indecency Legislation to President
June 29, 2005 Support President's Proposal to Reform Social Security
April 12, 2005 Statement of Chairman Joe Barton on News of Lexis-Nexis Data Release
Feb. 23, 2005 Barton: Medicare Patients to Benefit From Competitive Bidding Practices
Feb. 2, 2005 Barton Praises Bush's State of the Union Address
Nov. 19, 2004 Extension of Medicare Cost-Sharing For the Medicare Part B Premium For Qualifying Individuals through September 2005
May 19, 2004 H.R. 3722, The Undocumented Alien Emergency Medical Assistance Amendments of 2004
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Repeal & Replace Obama Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Social Security
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