Representative Joe Linus Barton's Public Statements


Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/03/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors 4/02/14 Barton, E&C Members Question Obama EPA Administrator McCarthy Over Budget and Agenda 4/02/14 Barton on Internet Governance: "Last thing I want is another country having a greater influence over how our Internet works today." 3/25/14 Barton on Hobby Lobby Case: Supreme Court Should Defend the First Amendment and Protect Jobs 3/25/14 Barton on LNG Exports: "Removing Government Interference in the Energy Trade is a Win-Win for America" 3/12/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards 3/11/14 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall 3/11/14 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration - Information on GM Recalls 3/07/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program 3/04/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare 2/26/14 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Screening Process and Fraud Detection 2/25/14 Privacy Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette and Barton Statement on Education Department Guidance on Student Data 2/20/14 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 2/20/14 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges 2/12/14 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Employer Mandate Delay 2/11/14 Providing for Consideration of S. 540, Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center, and for Other Purposes 2/11/14 Barton Votes No on "Clean" Debt Ceiling Calling it a "Dirty" Deal for Taxpayers 2/10/14 A "Clean" Debt Ceiling: A Dirty Deal for the American People 2/07/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Obamacare Appeals Process 2/05/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Documents on Incomplete Appeals Program 2/04/14 Rep. Barton Joins Colleagues in an Effort to STOP President Obama's Overreach 2/04/14 Privacy Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette And Barton Statement On Transportation Secretary Foxx's "Connected Vehicle' Comments 1/29/14 State of the Union: Rep. Barton Says President Played to his Base, no Real Substance in Speech 1/17/14 Rep. Barton Reacts to President's NSA Proposal 1/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Central Bank Board 1/16/14 Meng and Nadler Hail Grant Funding to Upgrade Old Diesel Engines 1/15/14 Barton Votes "No" on Trillion Dollar Spending Bill 1/15/14 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 1/13/14 Meng Introduces Measure Aimed at Creating School Holiday for Lunar New Year 12/12/13 Barton Votes "No" on Budget Proposal 12/10/13 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Potential Revival of Fairness Doctrine 12/09/13 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Regarding Recent Cyber Security Breach 12/06/13 U.S. Reps Attempt to Quash Caller ID Scam Known as "Spoofing" 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 11/19/13 Republican Solutions to Health Care 11/15/13 Rep. Barton calls vote on Keep your Health Plan Act just the "first step" 11/15/13 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 11/15/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards 11/14/13 Kirk, Markey, Barton, Rush Introduce "Do Not Track Kids' Act 11/12/13 Franks, 39 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Clause of the Constitution 11/05/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi 11/01/13 Barton Asks for Proof of Sebelius Promise to Protect Privacy on 10/31/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website 10/31/13 Letter to Manju Bewtra, Founder and CEO Creative Computing Solutions - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website 10/30/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate 10/28/13 Obamacare Choice Act of 2013 10/28/13 Markey and Barton: Increasing Mobile Device Use by Youth Highlights Need for "Do Not Track Kids' Legislation 10/25/13 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Kathleen Sebelius and 10/24/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Climate Change Activities 10/24/13 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities