or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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 25, 2014 Barton on LNG Exports: "Removing Government Interference in the Energy Trade is a Win-Win for America"
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 7, 2013 Rep. Barton Supports Export of American Natural Gas
May 3, 2013 New Report Shows LNG Exports Will Create Jobs and Benefit Small Businesses
May 16, 2012 Second Inauguration of Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou
May 7, 2012 Letter to Conferees
Sept. 27, 2011 Barton, Markey Urge FTC To Investigate Use Of "Supercookies"
Jan. 25, 2011 Rep. Barton: President's Speech a Good First Step, Hopeful Talk Match Actions
Dec. 8, 2009 Global Warming Or Climate Change
Oct. 1, 2009 Capping Jobs, Trading In Misery -- Wrong Answers To Global Warming
July 2, 2009 Representative Barton, Texas GOP Members Challenge National Energy Tax Policy At Texas Energy Summit In Houston
July 1, 2009 Texas Energy Summit
June 18, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers...
June 10, 2009 Press Conference With House Minority Leader John Boehner ; House Minority Whip Eric Cantor; Rep. Mike Pence; Rep. Joe Barton; Rep. Mary Fallin; Rep. Fred Upton; Rep. John Shimkus; Rep. Thaddeus Mccotter; Rep. Darrell Issa - American Energy Act
June 9, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Allowance Allocation Policies in Climate Legislation: Assisting Consumers, Investing in a Clean Energy Future, and Adapting to Climate Change
May 11, 2009 Democrats Cap & Trade Plan: Sending us back to 1875
April 24, 2009 Assault On Your Bank Account: Democrats Plan Will Cost Your Family $3,100
April 24, 2009 FOX News - Transcript
March 24, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Consumer Credit and Debt: The Role of the Federal Trade Commission in Protecting the Public
March 19, 2009 Barton Warns Cap & Trade Will Sap Jobs
March 18, 2009 Barton Briefing - March 2009: Bloody Border War, Democrats Dirty Little Secret, Avoiding Government-Run Health Care
March 2, 2009 President's Budget Is A Roadmap To Bigger Government
June 23, 2008 Panel I of a Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Energy Speculation and Regulation Part II
Jan. 17, 2008 Hearing of the Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Administration Perspectives on United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali
Nov. 13, 2007 Mercury Export Ban Act of 2007
Nov. 9, 2007 Press Conference with Rep. Shimkus (R-IL); Blunt (R-MO); Barton (R-TX); Peterson (R-PA); Upton (R-MI); Davis (R-KY); Blackburn (R-TN) on Energy Crisis
Nov. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee - Child/Consumer Product Safety Panel I
April 24, 2007 The Hill Op-Ed: What To Do About Global Warming (Hint-It Isn't Cap-And-Trade Policy)
Feb. 15, 2006 Committee Identifies Private Phone Record Brokers; Demands Data, Trade Practices
July 27, 2005 Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
June 24, 2005 Barton: CAFTA Will Mean New Jobs and Opportunities for U.S. Workers, Companies, Farmers
June 24, 2005 Barton: CAFTA Will Mean New Jobs and Opportunities for U.S. Workers, Companies, Farmer
June 15, 2005 Hearing of the Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee: Product Counterfeiting
May 16, 2005 Under Saddam, 'Oil-for-Food' Became 'Oil-for-Influence'
March 3, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection: United States Boxing Commission Act
Oct. 5, 2004 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
Sept. 28, 2004 Hearing of the Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Protecting the Privacy...
Sept. 7, 2004 Reported Bill Sequentially Referred
April 28, 2004 Federal News Service: Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee
March 31, 2004 Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee - US-China Trade
March 24, 2004 House Energy and Commerce Committee - The State of U.S. Industry - Part 1
March 24, 2004 House Energy and Commerce Committee - The State of U.S. Industry - Part 2
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economic Issues
Back to top