Representative John Barrow's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: John Barrow
Current Office: U.S. House - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 12
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Victoria; 2 Children: James, Ruth
Birth Date: 10/31/1955
Birth Place: Athens, GA
Home City: Savannah, GA
Religion: Baptist
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Issue Position: Health Care 7/25/14 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 7/10/14 Barrow Statement on Steps Being Taken to Accelerate Care at CNVAMC 6/27/14 Weekly Report: Important Information 6/20/14 Rebuilding Department of Veterans Affairs 6/12/14 National Men's Health Week 6/10/14 Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 6/10/14 House Passes Emergency VA Bill 5/30/14 Barrow Statement on Resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Appointment of Acting Secretary 5/28/14 Barrow Statement on IG Report from Veterans Affairs 5/22/14 Barrow Statement on Passage of VA Accountability Bill 5/22/14 Rebuilding the VA 5/21/14 Barrow Calls for Secretary Shinseki to Resign 5/08/14 Barrow Releases Statement on Nationwide Review of VA Clinics 4/08/14 Barrow Comments on Medicare Advantage Announcement from CMS 4/03/14 Protecting Medicare Advantage 4/03/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat 3/27/14 Medicare Advantage 12/02/13 Augusta Chronicle: John Barrow wants hearing in Augusta on Charlie Norwood VA deaths 11/26/13 Barrow Requests Congressional Hearing Into Problems at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center 11/22/13 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 10/15/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce 8/02/13 Barrow Introduces Bipartisan Bill Allowing Use of Medical Savings Accounts to Purchase Medications 3/15/13 Cassidy, Barrow Stand Up For Medicare Advantage 2/28/13 Senate, House Lawmakers Announce Bill to Repeal Job-Killing Employer Mandate 7/11/12 Barrow: Democrats and Republicans Wrong on Health Care 6/28/12 Barrow Statement on Supreme Court Decision 6/28/12 Barrow Statement on Supreme Court Decision 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/14/11 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 9/19/11 Barrow Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Aid Brain Injury in Youth 7/11/11 Barrow, Rogers Bill to Protect Jobs and Ensure Rural Access to Health Care Professionals Reaches 100 Co-Sponsors 6/21/11 Congressman John Barrow to Undergo Treatment for Prostate Cancer; Full Recovery Expected 6/14/11 Mental Health: Bridging the Gap Between Care and Compensation for Veterans 3/17/11 Barrow Continues Efforts to Fix New Healthcare Law 3/03/11 Barrow Votes to Repeal Key Flaw in New Healthcare Law 2/18/11 Barrow Introduces Bill to Protect Factory Workers from Dangers of Combustible Dust 6/23/10 Barrow Announces That Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing to Kids & New Tobacco Label Rules Take Effect this Week 3/29/10 Barrow Statement Following Health Care Vote 3/29/10 Barrow Statement On Health Care Legislation Before Congress 9/30/09 Barrow Releases Radio Address On H1N1 Flu 8/06/09 Are You And Your Family Prepared For The H1N1 Flu? 7/10/09 Barrow Votes to Support Troops, Honor Veterans 6/25/09 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day Three 6/23/09 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Comprehensive Health Care Reform 6/22/09 Barrow Votes To Reform, Improve Veterans Health Services 6/03/09 Letter To The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairmen and Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Comittee and The Honorable David Obey, Chairmen and Ranking Member Jerry Lewis House Appropriations Committee 4/02/09 Letter To President Barack Obama 4/01/09 Cover the Uninsured Week 2/11/09 Barrow Grills FDA On Oversight Procedures At Salmonella Outbreak Hearing