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Nick Rahall II's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Nick Joe Rahall II
Office: U.S. House (WV) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 13, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melinda; 3 Children: Rebecca, Nick Joe III, Suzanne Nicole
Birth Date: 05/20/1949
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Beckley, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Protecting the Health and Safety of West Virginians
July 2, 2014 Rockefeller, Rahall Statements on $1.2 Million Black Lung Clinic Funding for West Virginia
June 5, 2014 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Funding for Marshall University Academic Research Program
May 30, 2014 Rahall Statement on VA Secretary Shinseki Resignation
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 23, 2014 Rahall Statement on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 22, 2014 Rahall Announces Funding for Health Care Services in Southern W.Va.
May 2, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Funding for Southern West Virginia Head Start Program
May 1, 2014 Rahall Supports Funding for WV Veterans; House Passes FY 2015 Military Construction/VA Appropriations Bill
April 25, 2014 Rahall Announces Funding for Monroe County Health Center
April 23, 2014 Rahall Urges West Virginians to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 11, 2014 Rahall Statement on Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell for Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 4, 2014 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Significant Funding for Health Centers Across West Virginia
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 In Defense of America's Coal Miners on the Anniversary of the UBB Disaster
April 3, 2014 Rockefeller Joined with Senator Manchin, Congressman Rahall in Asking HHS to Review Limits on Funding for State Clinics
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 28, 2014 No Retreat on Black Lung Benefits
March 14, 2014 Rahall Announces Funding for Health Center
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Black Lung Claims Process
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Dr. Frieden, Center for Disease Control - West Virginia Congressional Delegation Requests Further Studies from CDC After Chemical Spill
Feb. 18, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Mark Opening of Mercer County Veterans Mobile Health Clinic
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to MaryAnn Tierney, FEMA Region III Regional Administrator - West Virginia American Water Company Chemical Spill
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce More than $1.5 Million for Community Health Centers
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 8, 2013 Helping Doctors to Help their Patients
Nov. 6, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Mobile Health Clinic for Veterans in Mercer County to Open in 2014
Oct. 9, 2013 Manchin, Rahall, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Anti-Drug Efforts
Sept. 24, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Announce Funding for Marshall University Diabetes Research Program
July 31, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Federal Funding for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services in West Virginia
July 29, 2013 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Funding to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Program in West Virginia
July 23, 2013 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Grant for Marshall University Academic Research Program
July 12, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Mobile and Tele-Health Clinics for Veterans in Mercer County
May 30, 2013 In Wake of Patriot Bankruptcy Ruling, Rahall Renews Calls for Passage of CARE Act
April 26, 2013 Rahall: Drug Take Back Day is an Opportunity for West Virginians to Take Part in Fight Against Rx Drug Abuse
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
March 29, 2013 Cancer Screenings Save Lives
March 15, 2013 Rahall Introduces Bill to Promote Abuse-Deterrent Painkillers
March 15, 2013 Letter to U.S. Department of Labor Seth D. Harris - Mine Safety Cases
Sept. 26, 2012 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall & Tomblin Announce Significant Grant to Coordinate Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
Sept. 25, 2012 Rahall: Strong Medicare Program Essential for Seniors
Aug. 14, 2012 Rahall: Strengthen and Protect Social Security, Medicare
July 19, 2012 Rahall: Federal Legislation Needed to Rein in Prescription Pill Abuse; Drug Makers, FDA Must Participate in Solutions
July 18, 2012 House Subcommittee Passes Bill Undermining Black Lung Prevention
July 6, 2012 Rahall Announces Grant for Marshall Nursing Programs
June 28, 2012 Rahall Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Act
June 20, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
June 18, 2012 Deportation Exemption for Immigrant Aliens
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