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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
Jan. 23, 2013 No Budget, No Pay
Jan. 23, 2013 Getting to Work: Rep. Barton Applauds Quick Action on Energy and Public Health Bills
Jan. 16, 2013 Rep. Barton Reacts to President's Gun Proposals
Jan. 4, 2013 Barton Votes No on Fiscal Cliff Deal
Dec. 19, 2012 Internet Age: Rep. Barton Applauds FTC Efforts to Protect Kids Online
Dec. 18, 2012 Markey, Barton on FTC Study of Data Brokers
Dec. 3, 2012 Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act
Nov. 20, 2012 Rep. Barton Supports Israel and its Battle Against Terrorists in Gaza
Nov. 19, 2012 Barton Urges President Not to Sign UN Arms Trade Treaty
Sept. 26, 2012 Barton "Dumbfounded" by Companies Using Rented Computers to Spy on Customers
Sept. 14, 2012 Column: Hearing from the 6th District
Sept. 14, 2012 Barton Calls for Better Oversight, Tighter Rules on Pay for "Federal Special Consultants"
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 Condemns Overseas Attacks as an "Act of Terror," Says Killers Should Be "Held Accountable"
Sept. 11, 2012 Never Forget: Rep. Barton reflects on the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
Aug. 22, 2012 Barton, Markey: Online Viral Marketing Practices Aimed at Kids Highlights Need for Legislation to Update COPPA
Aug. 21, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Welcome Court Decision Blocking Costly EPA Power Rule
Aug. 21, 2012 Barton Applauds Court Decision Blocking Costly EPA Power Rule
Aug. 14, 2012 Energy and Commerce Members Welcome Court's Decision Curbing EPA's Overreach
July 26, 2012 Barton, Stearns Release Bill to Rein in Salaries of "Federal Consultants"
July 25, 2012 "What Do They Have to Hide?" Rep. Barton Votes for Audit the Fed Bill
July 18, 2012 Barton, Markey: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
July 13, 2012 Markey, Barton: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
July 11, 2012 Repealing ObamaCare: Americans Deserve "Choices," Not Government "Mandates"
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
July 2, 2012 Barton, Markey Call on International Internet Organization to Define "Do Not Track' to Include Both Collection and Use of Personal Data
July 2, 2012 Column: Building a Better Future for Our Nation's Heroes
June 29, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
June 28, 2012 Barton "Shocked, Disappointed" by ObamaCare Decision, Vows to Repeal Law
June 28, 2012 Barton on Holder: "He Is In Contempt of the People and Their Right to Know"
June 20, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
June 6, 2012 Letter to Mr. Mark Zuckerberg Founder & Chief Executive Officer Facebook
June 6, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge EPA to Protect Jobs by Including Current PM Standards in Upcoming Proposal
June 5, 2012 The Hill - Offering a Step-By-Step Republican Alternative to President Obama's Healthcare Reform Law
May 28, 2012 This Memorial Day, Honor Our Past and Those Who Will Defend Us in the Future
May 24, 2012 Tailoring Twitter: Barton, Stearns Applaud Company's Support of "Do Not Track," Ask Questions About New Service
May 21, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Issue Decision on License Application For Pilgrim Reactor
May 17, 2012 Rep. Barton Sits Down with Tea Party Leaders to Discuss "The More Perfect Union"
May 16, 2012 Second Inauguration of Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou
May 7, 2012 Letter to Conferees
May 7, 2012 Increasing Care for Kids, Cutting Waste
April 30, 2012 Energy and Commerce Committee Members Respond to Armendariz Resignation
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
April 26, 2012 Protecting Privacy: Rep. Barton Says Cyber Security Bill Goes Against Constitution
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 25, 2012 Tax Freedom Day!
April 24, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
April 19, 2012 Rep. Barton, Committee Leaders Concerned New EPA Rule Will Stifle American Energy Production
April 19, 2012 Markey, Barton Ask FAA for Details on Drones: Who's Using Them in Public Airspace? How's Privacy Protected?
April 18, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Express Concern About the Impact of EPA's Latest Rule Affecting American Energy Production
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