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Eddie Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Eddie Bernice Johnson
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 30, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 30
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Kirk
Birth Date: 12/03/1934
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Dallas, TX
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
June 19, 2014 VA Health Care
May 20, 2014 The VA Health Care System
May 16, 2014 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's Statement Regarding Misconduct Allegations in the Dallas VA Health Care System
May 6, 2014 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Recognizes National Nurses Week
May 1, 2014 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Issues Statement Recognizing Lupus Awareness Month
April 7, 2014 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduces Congressional Resolution Recognizing National Nurses Week
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Recognizing Parkland Health and Hospital System's Stroke Program
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013
March 31, 2014 House Lawmakers Ellmers and Johnson Introduce Ryan White Patient Equity and Choice Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Nov. 19, 2013 PEPFAR Stewardship And Oversight Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Nov. 12, 2013 Support for National Bladder Health Week, November 11-15, 2013
Oct. 3, 2013 Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 2, 2013 Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Sept. 26, 2013 Acknowledging and Preventing Suicide Among Veterance
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee Examines Critical Neuroscience Research Initiative
July 19, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduces Legislation to Expand Access to Mental Health Care
July 16, 2013 Support the Robust Funding for the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
April 1, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Urges Texas Governor Rick Perry to Participate in Medicaid Expansion
March 21, 2013 Letter to Governor Rick Perry - Medicaid Expansion
March 6, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affair and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act 2013
March 6, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affair and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act 2013
Feb. 7, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Releases Statement on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Feb. 4, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduces the National Nurse Act of 2013
Jan. 24, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Congratulates UT Southwestern Medical Center on Research Grant Award
Jan. 22, 2013 Statement on 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
Jan. 10, 2013 Letter to Deputy Director Zients - Supporting Funding for Mental Health Programs
Sept. 17, 2012 Ranking Member Johnson Congratulates the Golden Goose Awardees for Their Groundbreaking Research Accomplishments
June 18, 2012 The Affordable Care Act
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
March 21, 2012 Women's Health Wednesday: Affordable Care Act's Benefits for Women
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
March 19, 2012 Statement on the Governor's Decision to Forgo Millions of Dollars in Federal Funding for the Texas Medicaid Women's Health Program
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Dec. 15, 2011 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduced the National Nurse Nurse Act of 2011, HR 3679
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Nov. 9, 2011 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Hosts the "Texas No Kid Hungry Dallas Summit"
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 31, 2011 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Applauds the US Department of Health and Human Services for Taking Steps Towards Reducing Premiums for Texas Residents with Pre-Existing Conditions
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