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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
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July 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Protect Workers from Violence on the Job
July 8, 2016 Courtney Votes For Compromise Opioid Bill While Continuing To Advocate For Emergency Funding
July 8, 2016 Courtney Votes For Compromise Opioid Bill While Continuing To Advocate For Emergency Funding
July 7, 2016 Courtney Announces Mental Health Bill Passes The House Containing A Portion Of His Bill To Support Child Psychiatrists
June 16, 2016 Courtney Announces House Committee Passes Mental Health Bill Which Includes A Portion Of His Bill To Support Child Psychiatrists
June 4, 2016 Journal Inquirer - Tolland Mom Working With Courtney to Help Opioid Addicts
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban
May 17, 2016 Esty, Courtney To Serve On Conference Committee To Negotiate Opioid Addiction Bill
May 16, 2016 Courtney On House Passage Of Opioid Bills That Does Not Include Any Timely Funding
May 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic
April 19, 2016 Courtney Statement After CMS Reversal On Two-Midnight Rule
April 13, 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdoses
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 15, 2016 Courtney Questions HHS Secretary Burwell On The Lack Of An Emergency Funding Request To Fight Prescription Opioid And Heroin Abuse
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention
March 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Charlie Dent and the Hon. Sanford Bishop, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Committee - Veteran's Suicide Hotline Staffing
Feb. 29, 2016 Opioid and Heroin Abuse
Nov. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regrading the Healthcare Cadillac Tax
Oct. 8, 2015 Rouzer and Courtney Launch Primary Care Caucus to Increase Awareness, Education on Healthcare Needs
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer
Sept. 16, 2015 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million to Expand & Improve Primary Care Services at Connecticut Community Health Centers
Sept. 2, 2015 Delegation Announces $375,000 To Train Teachers & Adults In Youth Mental Health First Aid
Aug. 27, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Announces More Than $9 Million in Grants to Protect CT Families, Children from Lead Poisoning
Aug. 11, 2015 CT Delegation Applauds Nearly $3.7 Million Healthcare Award For CT Community Health Centers
July 10, 2015 Courtney Legislation to Advance Critical Lyme Disease Research Passes
May 21, 2015 Gibson Lyme Legislation Added to 21st Century Cures Act, Passes House Committee
May 21, 2015 Congressman Courtney, Gibson Advances Critical Lyme Disease Legislation
April 16, 2015 Courtney, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Child and Adolescent Mental Health Needs
March 26, 2015 Courtney Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Enact Permanent Doc Fix
March 23, 2015 Alongside Patients, Families and Medical Professionals, Courtney Announces Bill to Restore Promise of Medicare Coverage
March 16, 2015 Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act
March 16, 2015 The Hill - Breaking Down Barriers to Cancer Care
March 16, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Seniors & Retirement Security
Nov. 20, 2014 Senior Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping Reforms to Black Lung Benefits Program
Oct. 17, 2014 To Help Local Hospitals, Courtney Highlights Need for Eastern Connecticut Residents to Donate Blood, Get Flu Vaccine
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
May 30, 2014 Courtney Statement on Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
April 10, 2014 New Data Shows Affordable Care Act Saved Eastern Connecticut Seniors More than $14 Million on Prescription Drugs in 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
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. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Black Lung Claims Process
Nov. 28, 2013 Journal Inquirer - Courtney Wants Probe of Coal Miner Benefits Program
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
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