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John Barrow's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: John Barrow
Office: U.S. House (GA) - 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
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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Date Title
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
April 3, 2014 Protecting Medicare Advantage
March 27, 2014 Medicare Advantage
Dec. 2, 2013 Augusta Chronicle: John Barrow wants hearing in Augusta on Charlie Norwood VA deaths
Nov. 26, 2013 Barrow Requests Congressional Hearing Into Problems at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
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
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Aug. 2, 2013 Barrow Introduces Bipartisan Bill Allowing Use of Medical Savings Accounts to Purchase Medications
March 15, 2013 Cassidy, Barrow Stand Up For Medicare Advantage
Feb. 28, 2013 Senate, House Lawmakers Announce Bill to Repeal Job-Killing Employer Mandate
July 11, 2012 Barrow: Democrats and Republicans Wrong on Health Care
June 28, 2012 Barrow Statement on Supreme Court Decision
June 28, 2012 Barrow Statement on Supreme Court Decision
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 19, 2011 Barrow Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Aid Brain Injury in Youth
July 11, 2011 Barrow, Rogers Bill to Protect Jobs and Ensure Rural Access to Health Care Professionals Reaches 100 Co-Sponsors
June 21, 2011 Congressman John Barrow to Undergo Treatment for Prostate Cancer; Full Recovery Expected
June 14, 2011 Mental Health: Bridging the Gap Between Care and Compensation for Veterans
March 17, 2011 Barrow Continues Efforts to Fix New Healthcare Law
March 3, 2011 Barrow Votes to Repeal Key Flaw in New Healthcare Law
Feb. 18, 2011 Barrow Introduces Bill to Protect Factory Workers from Dangers of Combustible Dust
June 23, 2010 Barrow Announces That Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing to Kids & New Tobacco Label Rules Take Effect this Week
March 29, 2010 Barrow Statement On Health Care Legislation Before Congress
March 29, 2010 Barrow Statement Following Health Care Vote
Sept. 30, 2009 Barrow Releases Radio Address On H1N1 Flu
Aug. 6, 2009 Are You And Your Family Prepared For The H1N1 Flu?
July 10, 2009 Barrow Votes to Support Troops, Honor Veterans
June 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day Three
June 23, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Comprehensive Health Care Reform
June 22, 2009 Barrow Votes To Reform, Improve Veterans Health Services
June 3, 2009 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
April 2, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
April 1, 2009 Cover the Uninsured Week
Feb. 11, 2009 Barrow Grills FDA On Oversight Procedures At Salmonella Outbreak Hearing
Jan. 14, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
June 24, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008
March 5, 2008 Barrow Backs Landmark Bipartisan Bill to Expand Mental Health Coverage
Sept. 25, 2007 Barrow Votes to Reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program
Aug. 1, 2007 Barrow Votes to Strengthen PeachCare; Reauthorizes the State Children's Health Insurance Program
Feb. 15, 2007 Congressman Barrow Announces Upcoming Hospital Health Care Tour
Jan. 23, 2007 Congressman Barrow Responds to the 2007 State of the Union Address
April 26, 2006 Congressmen Barrow & Marshall Announce $973,350 Grant for Tri-County Health System, Inc., Facilities in Warrenton, Sparta, Gibson, and Crawfordville
Jan. 31, 2006 Georgia Congressman John Barrow Responds to the State of the Union
Dec. 1, 2005 UGA Awarded $1,472, 000 Grant from the National Institutes of Health
June 28, 2005 Barrow Calls on President Bush to Boost Funding for Veterans' Health Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
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