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John Barrow's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Dec. 18, 2013 Barrow Statement on Oversight Visit to Charlie Norwood VA
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
March 26, 2013 Barrow: Statesboro VA Clinic a Win for Veterans
Dec. 10, 2012 Barrow Donates Frequent Flyer Miles to Wounded Troops and Families
June 1, 2012 Congressman Barrow to Open New Statesboro Office
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Nov. 4, 2011 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011
Oct. 14, 2011 Federal Recovery Coordination Program
July 8, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Mental Health: Bridging the Gap Between Care and Compensation for Veterans
June 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Veterans' Committee - Putting America's Veterans Back to Work
May 9, 2011 Barrow Visits Arlington National Cemetery to Receive Status Update About Internment Concerns
May 3, 2011 Hearing of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - "Sacred Obligation: Restoring Veteran Trust and Patient Safety"
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Construction Contracting Practices
Oct. 22, 2010 Barrow Calls on VA to Approve Construction for Statesboro Facility
Oct. 4, 2010 Barrow Testifies In Front of House Armed Services Committee in Support of Veterans Recovery Coordinator Legislation
Oct. 4, 2010 House Passes Barrow Veterans Job Training, Artifact Curation Bill
Sept. 15, 2010 Establishing Army Corps of Engineers Veterans' Curation Program
June 17, 2010 House Passes Barrow Amendment to Small Business Lending Act
May 14, 2010 Barrow to Tour Veterans Curation Program Lab, Discuss New Veterans Job Training Bill
May 13, 2010 Blog: An Important Program for Our Veterans
May 12, 2010 Barrow Introduces Veterans Job Training, Artifact Curation Bill
Nov. 10, 2009 In Advance Of Veterans Day, Barrow Introduces Bill To Improve Federal Recovery Coordinator Program
Oct. 22, 2009 Barrow Announces The Start Of Special Payments For Service Members Who Served Under Stop Loss Orders
Oct. 16, 2009 Barrow Announces VA To Issue Emergency Checks To Veterans Awaiting College Benefits, Encourages Eligible Vets To Pick Up Benefits Tomorrow Or Sign Up Online
Oct. 5, 2009 Barrow Announces VA To Issue Emergency Checks To Veterans Awaiting College Benefits, Encourages Eligible Vets To Pick Up Benefits Tomorrow Or Sign Up Online
July 10, 2009 Barrow Votes to Support Troops, Honor Veterans
June 22, 2009 Barrow Votes To Reform, Improve Veterans Health Services
April 2, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 15, 2007 Barrow Urges Action on a VA Clinic in Statesboro
March 28, 2007 House Passes Barrow Amendment to Increase Veterans Mileage Benefits
March 28, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
March 14, 2007 Barrow Reintroduces his "Disabled Veterans Fairness Act" for the 110th Congress
May 11, 2006 House Rejects Most TRICARE Fee Hikes; Blocks Attempts to Stop Increases in Prescription Drug Co-Pays for Veterans
April 24, 2006 Congressman Barrow: "America can do better than nickel and dime our retired veterans"
Oct. 11, 2005 Barrow: "This bill is a matter of fairness for disabled veterans"
June 28, 2005 Barrow Calls on President Bush to Boost Funding for Veterans' Health Care
June 17, 2005 Barrow Promotes Bi-Partisan Legislation to Help Families, Charities Send Postage-Free Mail to American Soldiers Overseas
Jan. 1, 1 Congressman John Barrow Calls for Fast Passage of "Veterans Identity Protection Act"
House Passes Barrow Veterans Job Training, Artifact Curation Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Families
Issue Position: Veterans
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