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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
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dept of Health and Human Services - ACA
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Seblius, Dept of Health and Human Services - PPACA Enrollment Figures
Oct. 5, 2013 Whac-A-Mole
Oct. 5, 2013 The Rest of the Story
Oct. 5, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 National Institutes of Health Continuing Appropriations Resolutions, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 Relating to Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 Rep. Barton Votes NO on Continuing Resolution that Enables ObamaCare
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Protect Rights of Conscience from Obamacare
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 23, 2013 Rep. Barton: EPA Power Plant Regs Will Raise Rates, Stall Economic Recovery
Sept. 23, 2013 Barton Votes to Defund ObamaCare
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Deputy Administrator and Director Gary Cohen, Dept of Health & Human Resources - PPACA
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to US Senate -House Texas GOP Congressional Delegation Stands United
Sept. 18, 2013 The Action Packed Week that Wasn't
Aug. 9, 2013 Rep. DeGette Joins Barton as New Privacy Caucus Co-Chair
Aug. 1, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
July 30, 2013 Amash Opposes SEC's Exemption from E-mail Privacy Bill
July 30, 2013 Members Oppose SEC Power Grab on Email Privacy
July 29, 2013 Barton Commends New Mobile App Guidelines, Still Has Privacy Concerns
July 25, 2013 Barton Calls AG's Attack on Texas' Voting Laws "Nuts"
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 18, 2013 Delaying a Disaster: Pushing for full repeal of ObamaCare
July 17, 2013 Energy Task Force Examines Effects of Renewable Fuel Standard on American Way of Life
July 10, 2013 Obamacare Delay Only Slows Train Wreck
July 9, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2609, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 9, 2013 Letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Process for PPACA Exchanges
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Appropriations Act, 2014
July 3, 2013 Letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew - Obama Administration Delay of PPACA Employer Mandate
July 3, 2013 Letter to Secretary Lew - Delay in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
July 3, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sebelius - Delays in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
June 28, 2013 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Regarding Essential Community Providers
June 27, 2013 Letter to FCC Inspector General David Hunt - Oversight and Management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service Fund
June 26, 2013 Supreme Court Recognizes that "voting rights in the Lone Star State have come a long way"
June 25, 2013 Barton: Obama Energy Plan Hits Middle Class, Hurts Economy
June 20, 2013 Barton Calls Tea Party Rally "Inspiring Display of Patriotism"
June 19, 2013 Column - New Legislation Protects the Unborn from Future "House of Horrors"
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
June 12, 2013 Barton on NSA Scandal: "You Don't Target Everyone Just Because of a Handful of Threats"
June 11, 2013 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner of Internal Revenue - IRS Seizure of Health Records
June 11, 2013 Rep. Barton, Committee Investigate Allegations of IRS Seizure of 60 Million Medical Records, Possible Privacy Violations
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 29, 2013 Rep. Joe Barton Highlights Committee's Investigation into Sebelius' Obamacare Fundraising
May 23, 2013 House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Build the Landmark Keystone XL Pipeline
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