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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Raúl M. Grijalva
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ramona; 3 Children: Adelita, Raquel, Marisa
Birth Date: 02/19/1948
Birth Place: Tucson, AZ
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
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 Grijalva Introduces EAT for Health Act to Encourage Focus on Nutrition, Disease Prevention Through Good Diet in Medical Education
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 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining in America
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
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. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 29, 2013 Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
Oct. 1, 2013 Celebrating the 14th Annual Community Mental Health Arts Show
Aug. 15, 2013 Grijalva Congratulates Four Arizona Recipients of Affordable Care Act "Navigator' Awards to Help Residents Get Health Coverage
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
May 30, 2013 Letter to Honorable Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 16, 2013 Grijalva Supports Department of Veterans Affairs Decision to Mandate Overtime for Claims Processors in Tucson, Other Benefits Offices
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Aug. 13, 2012 Rep. Grijalva Proudly Accepts Endorsement of National Nurses United -- Brings Labor Union Endorsements to 20
July 19, 2012 Proposed Snap Program Cuts
June 27, 2012 Dark Money Donors, Show Yourselves
June 20, 2012 Grijalva Congratulates Somerton's Sunset Community Health Center on $650,000 Grant to Provide Care to Underserved Students
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 8, 2012 Grijalva Questions Arizona Legislature's "Obsession With Landing The State in Court" As New Law Defunds Planned Parenthood
May 1, 2012 Grijalva Hails Housing & Urban Development Block Grants to Cocopah Housing Development, Gila River Health Care Corporation
April 20, 2012 Grijalva Hails Federal Decision to Exempt Tribes From Medicaid Cuts, Cover Uncompensated Care, Provide Children Health Coverage
March 21, 2012 Grijalva Highlights Local Affordable Care Act Benefits, Will Speak With AZ Alliance for Retired Americans at Friday Health Care Event
Feb. 8, 2012 American Diabetes Association Endorses Grijalva's Medicaid Enhancement and Emergency Job Creation Act, Praising His "Leadership"
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Dec. 7, 2011 Grijalva Bill Would Restore Higher Federal Matching Rate for State Medicaid Programs, Create Jobs, Prevent Arizona Clinic Closures
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 28, 2011 Grijalva Calls Final Deal on Arizona Medicaid Funding and Enrollment Cuts "A Self-Inflicted Tragedy in the Making," Calls for Changes
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 22, 2011 Honoring Mental Illness Awareness Week 2011
July 26, 2011 Letter to Colleague
July 19, 2011 House "Gang of 70-Plus" to Senate "Gang of Six": We Outnumber Your Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 1, 2011 On 45th Anniversary of Medicare Passage Into Law, Grijalva Highlights Program's Importance To Southern Arizona Families & Retirees
June 22, 2011 Grijalva Highlights Increased Availability of Medicare Preventive Services -- Affordable Care Act Cuts Health Screening, Checkup Cost
June 22, 2011 Grijalva Highlights Increased Availability of Medicare Preventive Services -- Affordable Care Act Cuts Health Screening, Checkup Costs
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
May 5, 2011 Reps. Grijalva, Pastor Send Letter to CMS Urging Rejection of Arizona Request to Freeze Medicaid Enrollment, Slash Benefit Rolls
May 4, 2011 Grijalva Highlights Health Coverage Options for Graduating Students Under the Affordable Care Act as Agencies Expand Outreach
May 4, 2011 Letter to Ms. Cindy Mann, Director Center for Medicaid and State Operations Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services United States Department of Health and Human Services
April 7, 2011 Grijalva Questions House Republican Approval of Bill Preventing EPA From Regulating Greenhouse Gases, Notes Likely Health Impacts
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Director Cindy Mann, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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