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Bob Goodlatte's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' W. Goodlatte
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maryellen; 2 Children: Jennifer, Rob
Birth Date: 09/22/1952
Birth Place: Holyoke, MA
Home City: Roanoke, VA
Religion: Christian Scientist
Date Title
April 9, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Announces Comcast-Tme Warner Cable Merger Hearing
March 6, 2014 House Approves Bill to Create Jobs and Expedite Federal Permit Approval
Feb. 28, 2014 Stopping Government Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 House Passes Comprehensive Legislation to Spur Jobs and Economic Growth
Feb. 13, 2014 Goodlatte and Bachus Statement on Proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Jan. 28, 2014 Statement on State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary US Department of Labor - Telling OSHA: Stay Off Small Farms
Jan. 28, 2014 Chair Goodlatte Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Dec. 20, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill
Dec. 5, 2013 House Passes Innovation Act to Make Reforms to our Patent System
Dec. 5, 2013 House Passes Innovation Act to Make Reforms to our Patent System
Dec. 4, 2013 National Review Online: Restore the Founders' Patent System
Nov. 20, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill
Nov. 1, 2013 Promoting American Innovation and Competition
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Improving the Patent System to Promote American Innovation and Competitiveness
Oct. 23, 2013 Goodlatte Introduces Patent Litigation Reform Bill
Sept. 5, 2013 Daily Progress - Goodlatte Hears About Challenges for Small Business
Aug. 16, 2013 Unlocking Consumer Choice
July 31, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Goodlatte's Cell Phone Unlocking Bill
June 26, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Expand E-Verify Nationwide
June 17, 2013 The Hill - Dairy Supply Management Bad for Consumers
June 6, 2013 Statement on Internet Sales Tax
June 6, 2013 Statement on Internet Sales Tax
May 23, 2013 Smith, Goodlatte Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Government Red Tape
May 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet - "A Case Study for Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project"
May 8, 2013 Goodlatte: It's About Your Time
May 6, 2013 Chairman Goodlatte Statement following Senate Passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet - "Abusive Patent Litigation: The Issues Impacting American Competitiveness and Job Creation at the International Trade Commission and Beyond"
April 8, 2013 Goodlatte: Digital Frontier Begins on Main Street
March 19, 2013 Goodlatte Co-Sponsors Bill to End Federal Subsidies for Free Cell Phones
March 14, 2013 Goodlatte Introduces Legislation to Restore Consumers' Ability to Unlock Cell Phones
March 8, 2013 House and Senate Judiciary Committee to Work Together to Restore Consumers Ability to Unlock Cell Phones
March 5, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice - Excessive Litigation's Impact on America's Global Competitiveness
Feb. 13, 2013 Goodlatte Welcoms McQuay Expansion in Augusta County
Jan. 28, 2013 Rothfus Announces Committee and Subcommittee Assignments
Oct. 26, 2012 Working to Build a Better and Brighter Future for America
Oct. 12, 2012 Growing U.S Manufacturing
Sept. 21, 2012 The Obama Administration's War on Coal
Sept. 13, 2012 Goodlatte Named a Guardian of Small Business
July 20, 2012 Cutting Government Red Tape to Create Jobs
July 16, 2012 Dodd-Frank Act Places More Regulatory Burdens on Community Banks
Feb. 28, 2012 Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012
Jan. 25, 2012 Goodlatte Statement Following President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 13, 2012 Goodlatte Applauds Removal of DNS Blocking
Dec. 9, 2011 Working to Reduce Excessive Regulations
Nov. 4, 2011 Cutting Through Government Red Tape
Sept. 15, 2011 Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Goodlatte Statement Following Senate Passage of Patent Reform Legislation
July 13, 2011 Introduction of the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act
June 23, 2011 America Invents Act
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