Representative John Barrow's Public Statements


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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5/19/14 Barrow, Benishek Offer Amendment to Protect ROTC Programs 5/12/14 Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill to Stop Congress from Flying First Class Using Taxpayer Funds 5/08/14 Barrow Releases Statement on Nationwide Review of VA Clinics 5/08/14 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment 5/05/14 E-Newsletter: Barrow Bulletin - Freezing Pay and Protecting Veterans 4/30/14 Barrow: Administration Wrong on Keystone XL Pipeline 4/29/14 E-Newsletter: Barrow Bulletin - Work Period Roundup 4/29/14 Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline 4/17/14 Reps. Cassidy and Barrow Comment on Medicare Advantage Benefit Reductions 4/11/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - 77 House Members Call for FCC to Open Auction for Spectrum 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 4/02/14 Georgia's House Delegation Urges Appropriators to Approve SHEP Funding 4/02/14 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of House Committee on Appropriations - SHEP Funding 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/31/14 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy - Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility 3/27/14 Medicare Advantage 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/12/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Cuts 3/07/14 Barrow Praises Announcement of Lock and Dam Funding 3/06/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Savannah Harbor Expansion Project 3/06/14 Plant Vogtle 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/05/14 Deepening the Savannah Harbor 2/26/14 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014 1/16/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation 12/19/13 Barrow: Fort Gordon Best Location for New Cyber Command 12/18/13 Barrow Statement on Oversight Visit to Charlie Norwood VA 12/12/13 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee and Patty Murray, Chairman, Senate Budget Committee - Seeking Common Ground on Budget 12/10/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools 12/06/13 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, US Government Accountability Office - Independent Analysis of 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 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 11/21/13 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester 11/14/13 FOX " Your World Cavuto" - Affordable Care Implementation 11/14/13 Health Insurance Options 11/12/13 Barrow Cosponsors the "Keep Your Health Plan Act" 11/06/13 Barrow: GRU ROTC Program Will Remain Open 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate 10/29/13 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act and Impact on Previously Held Plans 10/24/13 Georgia Delegation Applauds House Passage of Savannah Harbor Expansion Authorization 10/24/13 Blog: Laying Down the L.A.W: Sputtering Rollout Fuels Dem Support for ObamaCare Delay 10/23/13 Citing Website Problems, Barrow Calls for Delay of the Individual Mandate 10/23/13 Delay the Individual Mandate 10/16/13 Barrow Statement in Support of Bipartisan Plan to Reopen Federal Government 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment