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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Call On Sebelius To Resign
July 10, 2013 Crapo, Risch Push For Shelving All Obamacare Provisions
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
April 19, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
March 30, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - ObamaCare Will Punish State Budgets
Feb. 28, 2012 E-Newsletter: Contraceptive Requirements Threaten Conscience Rights
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 12, 2011 Bipartisan Group Introduces RECA Amendments Act of 2011
March 2, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 10, 2011 Health Care Law Update
Feb. 4, 2011 Senators Move to Block Implementation of Obama Health Law Pending Lawsuit Resolution
Feb. 4, 2011 Senators Move to Block Implementation of Obama Health Law Pending Lawsuit Resolution
Jan. 31, 2011 Risch Commends Florida Health Care Law Ruling
Aug. 6, 2010 Idaho Senators Seek Exclusion of Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Payments in Health Care Reform Law
June 25, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Patrick Leahy and The Honorable Jeff Sessions - Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA)
June 23, 2010 Repeal and Replace the Health Care Reform Law
April 19, 2010 Tom Udall Leads Bipartisan Group in Introducing RECA Amendments Act of 2010
April 19, 2010 Letter to Senators Conrad and Gregg
March 25, 2010 Statement on Passage of Health Care Reconciliation Bill
March 24, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 23, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 12, 2010 Health Care Reform Update
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader Of The Senate
Dec. 24, 2009 Statement on Passage of Senate Health Bill
Dec. 22, 2009 Further Changes To S. Con. Res. 13 Pursuant
Dec. 14, 2009 Health Care Reform
Nov. 23, 2009 Risch, Udall Introduce Forest Health Initiative
Nov. 21, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Motion To Proceed
Nov. 21, 2009 Risch Says Get Health Care Reform Right, Not Quick
Nov. 19, 2009 Risch Reads Latest Senate Health Care Proposal
Oct. 18, 2009 The Risch Report - Special Health Care Edition
Oct. 13, 2009 Statement on Senate Finance Committee Health Care Bill
Sept. 24, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Sept. 18, 2009 Newsletter - Special Health Care Edition
Sept. 16, 2009 Statement on Latest Health Care Reform Proposal
Sept. 10, 2009 Responsible Health Care Reform
Sept. 9, 2009 Statement Following President Obama's Health Care Address to Congress
July 24, 2009 The Risch Report
July 16, 2009 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate
June 25, 2009 Idaho, Montana Downwinder Bill Reintroduced
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies
April 28, 2009 Statement on Opposition to HHS Secretary Nominee Kathleen Sebelius
March 24, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Alleviating Global Hunger: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Leadership
Oct. 6, 2006 Press Release - Governor Risch Sign Mental Illness Awarenenss Proclamation
Sept. 3, 2006 Governor Risch Orders State Repsonse to West NileVirus
June 6, 2006 Executive Order No. 2006-18 - Directing the Reorganization of the Department of Health and Welfare
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
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