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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 26, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Advance Care for Children with Complex Medical Conditions
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ronald G. Congleton & Hope Andradem Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission - Urging Texas Participation in Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate
April 1, 2013 Gov. Perry, Sen. Cornyn, Sen. Cruz: Texas Stands Firm Against Medicaid Expansion
July 2, 2012 Column: Building a Better Future for Our Nation's Heroes
May 7, 2012 Increasing Care for Kids, Cutting Waste
March 21, 2012 Clock is Ticking: Rep. Barton, Texas Congressmen Urge President to Put Women's Health Above Politics
March 2, 2011 Barton frustrated by waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
March 1, 2011 Barton concerned that increasing Medicaid costs will crush states' budgets
Dec. 16, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 4853, Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 9, 2010 Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010
June 8, 2010 PR Blitz on ObamaCare: Same Song, Different Verse
March 25, 2010 Barton To Dems: Slow Down And Listen To The People
March 11, 2010 Unemployed Need Actual Jobs More Than Happy Statistic, Say Barton & Burgess
April 22, 2008 Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008
Dec. 19, 2007 Medicare, Medicaid, and Schip Extension Act of 2007
Aug. 12, 2006 Barton Hears from Corsicana
Feb. 8, 2006 Barton Joins President Bush for Signing of Deficit Reduction Act
Feb. 1, 2006 Congress Approves Medicaid Reform, Digital TV Bill; Legislation Now Awaits Bush's Signature
Oct. 25, 2005 Medicaid Reform Includes Relief for Hurricane Victims, Home Heating Costs
Oct. 25, 2005 Barton Opening Statement On Medicaid Reform, Digital TV Transition Bills
Oct. 20, 2005 The Dallas Morning News: Rx for Medicaid
Sept. 8, 2005 Barton on Medicaid Reform
June 29, 2005 TANF Extension Act of 2005
May 25, 2005 Barton Statement Re: Texas' Action Prohibiting Sex Offenders from Obtaining Viagra through Medicaid
May 23, 2005 Barton Plans Medicaid Reforms
May 12, 2005 Barton Commends CMS Approach To Specialty Hospitals, Urges End to Moratorium
April 28, 2005 Conference Report on H.Con.Res. 95, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Repeal & Replace Obama Care
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