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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
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
Sept. 7, 2005 Barton: Katrina Exposes Fragility Of Energy Sector, Infrastructure
Aug. 31, 2005 Committee to Examine Hurricane Katrina's Impact on U.S. Energy Supply, Price of Gasoline
Aug. 29, 2005 President Could Tap SPR to Alleviate Hurricane Katrina Oil Shortages, Barton Says
Aug. 8, 2005 President Signs Energy Policy Act of 2005
Aug. 3, 2005 Barton, Whitfield Query Physicians Regarding Silicosis
Aug. 2, 2005 Barton, Whitfield Seek Information From Screening Companies Regarding Silicosis
July 29, 2005 Medical Device User Fee Stabilization Act of 2005
July 29, 2005 Conference Report on H.R. 3, Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
July 29, 2005 Barton Applauds Senate Passage Of Energy Bill, Domenici Leadership
July 28, 2005 Conference Report on H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
July 28, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
July 27, 2005 In Support of the Energy Conference Report
July 27, 2005 Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
July 22, 2005 The Dallas Morning News: Will Energy Bill Pass?
July 14, 2005 Barton on Energy Conference
July 14, 2005 Barton Fights to Ensure Veterans Receive Their Well-Deserved Benefits
July 12, 2005 Barton Committed to Work With Senate on Setting DTV Hard Deadline
July 11, 2005 USA Today: Why Sell Company to China?
July 7, 2005 Barton Releases Draft Bill to Fight Identity Theft
July 1, 2005 CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight - Transcript
June 30, 2005 Barton Lauds Choice of Kelliher For FERC Chairman
June 30, 2005 Expressing the Sense of the House that a Chinese State Owned Energy Company Could Take Action that Would Threaten the United States
June 29, 2005 TANF Extension Act of 2005
June 29, 2005 Support President's Proposal to Reform Social Security
June 28, 2005 Chairman Praises Sen. Domenici on Passage of Energy Bill
June 28, 2005 Companion Legislation to Barton's Energy Bill Passes in U.S. Senate by 85-12 Vote
June 28, 2005 Barton, Hall Urge Opposition To Chinese Bid for Unocal
June 27, 2005 Barton Commends Court Decision In Favor of FCC Cable Broadband Rules
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 24, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
June 23, 2005 Work Remains to Make Cars Even Safer
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
June 22, 2005 Barton Praises House Passage of Amendment to Allow a Ban on Burning U.S. Flag
June 17, 2005 Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005
June 15, 2005 Hearing of the Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee: Product Counterfeiting
June 13, 2005 Barton Praises Belated Senate Apology for Blocking of Anti-Lynching Legislation
June 9, 2005 Barton: Despite Progress, More Action Needed to Improve Patient Safety
June 7, 2005 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
May 26, 2005 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee: The Threat of and Planning for Pandemic Flu
May 26, 2005 Barton Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Bipartisan Energy Bill
May 25, 2005 Barton Statement Re: Texas' Action Prohibiting Sex Offenders from Obtaining Viagra through Medicaid
May 24, 2005 Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005
May 24, 2005 Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005
May 23, 2005 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
May 23, 2005 Barton Plans Medicaid Reforms
May 23, 2005 Barton, Upton Release Discussion Draft Of Digital Television Transition Act
May 18, 2005 Barton Presses Anti-Steroids Bill At Drugs-in-Sports Hearing
May 18, 2005 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006
May 16, 2005 Under Saddam, 'Oil-for-Food' Became 'Oil-for-Influence'
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