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Joe Barton's Public Statements

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
March 15, 2006 Barton: Consumers Should Have True Health Care Costs
March 15, 2006 Making Available Funds for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
March 15, 2006 Barton: Consumers Should Have True Health Care Costs
March 15, 2006 Barton Opposes Tapping Nuclear Waste Fund To Support GNEP
March 15, 2006 Hidden Health Care Prices Inflate Costs, Hurt the Poor & Distort Markets, Subcommittee Hears
March 14, 2006 Barton Statement on Proposed Texas FutureGen Sites
March 10, 2006 Making Prescriptions More Affordable for Texas Seniors
March 9, 2006 Barton on Department of Energy 2007 Budget
March 8, 2006 Barton: Silicosis and the Public Health
March 8, 2006 Energy & Commerce Committee Approves Bill to Protect Private Phone Records
March 8, 2006 National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
March 8, 2006 Committee Approves Bill To Protect Private Phone Records
March 2, 2006 Barton Supports Gillmor POPs Bill, Opposes Ceding Authority to UN
March 1, 2006 Barton Suggests Bill to Halt Fraud In Sale of Katrina-Damaged Cars
Feb. 17, 2006 Committee Broadens Silicosis Investigation
Feb. 15, 2006 Barton, Whitfield Ask CITGO For Discount Heating Oil Program Details
Feb. 15, 2006 Committee Identifies Private Phone Record Brokers; Demands Data, Trade Practices
Feb. 15, 2006 Barton: Medicare Drug Program Drawing Participants by the Thousands
Feb. 10, 2006 Taking Your Health to Heart
Feb. 8, 2006 Barton Joins President Bush for Signing of Deficit Reduction Act
Feb. 6, 2006 Barton Commends Arlington for Hurricane Relief Efforts, Congratulates City on Receipt of $1.09 Million Grant
Feb. 1, 2006 Barton Holds Hearing to Keep Personal Phone Records Private
Feb. 1, 2006 Comments on Section 1403 of Energy Policy Act of 2005
Feb. 1, 2006 Congress Approves Medicaid Reform, Digital TV Bill; Legislation Now Awaits Bush's Signature
Jan. 31, 2006 Barton Commends Bush's Commitment to Energy Independence, Praises State of the Union Address
Jan. 26, 2006 TX Delegation Letter to HUD on Hurricane Relief Funding
Jan. 24, 2006 Markey Releases Lawmakers' Inquiry into Phone Record Sales with Federal Communications Agency
Jan. 19, 2006 Barton Pledges to Foil the Sale of Cell Phone Records
Dec. 20, 2005 Barton, Bass Urge FTC to Review Gift Card Sales
Dec. 19, 2005 House Approves Medicaid Reform, Digital TV
Dec. 18, 2005 Remarks by the Hon. Joe Barton
Dec. 15, 2005 Barton Opening Statement On Food Safety Labeling Legislation
Dec. 14, 2005 Barton Votes to Fight Terrorism, Illegal Drug Use
Dec. 13, 2005 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Safety of Imported Pharmaceuticals
Dec. 12, 2005 Barton, Upton Praise Cable Family Tier Proposal
Dec. 8, 2005 Barton Votes to Extend Tax Relief for Texans
Dec. 7, 2005 Barton Urges NCAA Football to Adopt a Playoff System
Dec. 6, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4241, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Dec. 2, 2005 Committee to Review BCS College Football System
Nov. 18, 2005 Jockeys Need Adequate Insurance, Improved Leadership
Nov. 17, 2005 Medicare Payment System Needs Reform To Treat Patients, Pay Doctors and Stop Waste
Nov. 16, 2005 Barton: Farmers Belong in Fields, Not in Courtrooms
Nov. 16, 2005 Barton Seeks to Balance Copyright Protections, Consumers Rights
Nov. 15, 2005 Barton: Bill Attacks Meth Labs, Protects Access to Cold, Allergy Remedies
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
Nov. 9, 2005 Broadband Bill Promotes New Internet Services, More Jobs for Americans
Oct. 31, 2005 The Washington Times: Save Medicaid from Itself
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
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