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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
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
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay
Feb. 11, 2014 Barton Votes No on "Clean" Debt Ceiling Calling it a "Dirty" Deal for Taxpayers
Feb. 11, 2014 Providing for Consideration of S. 540, Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center, and for Other Purposes
Feb. 10, 2014 A "Clean" Debt Ceiling: A Dirty Deal for the American People
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Documents on Incomplete HealthCare.gov Appeals Program
Feb. 4, 2014 Rep. Barton Joins Colleagues in an Effort to STOP President Obama's Overreach
Feb. 4, 2014 Privacy Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette And Barton Statement On Transportation Secretary Foxx's "Connected Vehicle' Comments
Jan. 29, 2014 State of the Union: Rep. Barton Says President Played to his Base, no Real Substance in Speech
Jan. 17, 2014 Rep. Barton Reacts to President's NSA Proposal
Jan. 16, 2014 Meng and Nadler Hail Grant Funding to Upgrade Old Diesel Engines
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Central Bank Board
Jan. 15, 2014 Barton Votes "No" on Trillion Dollar Spending Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Jan. 13, 2014 Meng Introduces Measure Aimed at Creating School Holiday for Lunar New Year
Dec. 12, 2013 Barton Votes "No" on Budget Proposal
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Potential Revival of Fairness Doctrine
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Regarding Recent Cyber Security Breach
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
Nov. 19, 2013 Republican Solutions to Health Care
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Barton calls vote on Keep your Health Plan Act just the "first step"
Nov. 15, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards
Nov. 14, 2013 Kirk, Markey, Barton, Rush Introduce "Do Not Track Kids' Act
Nov. 12, 2013 Franks, 39 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Clause of the Constitution
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi
Nov. 1, 2013 Barton Asks for Proof of Sebelius Promise to Protect Privacy on HealthCare.gov
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Manju Bewtra, Founder and CEO Creative Computing Solutions - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate
Oct. 28, 2013 Markey and Barton: Increasing Mobile Device Use by Youth Highlights Need for "Do Not Track Kids' Legislation
Oct. 28, 2013 Obamacare Choice Act of 2013
Oct. 25, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Kathleen Sebelius and HealthCare.gov
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of Export-Import Bank of the US - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator NASA - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator US Agency for International Development - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 17, 2013 Rep. Barton Votes NO on Debt Deal
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
Oct. 15, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Government Default and Budget
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Federal Support for the Development of Carbon Capture and Storage
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dept of Health and Human Services - ACA
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Tony Singh, Quality Software Services, Inc. - ACA and Technology Services
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