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Charles Boustany, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Charles W. Boustany, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (LA) - District 3, Republican
First Elected: 12/04/2004
Last Elected: 12/08/2012
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Bridget; 2 Children: Erik, Ashley
Birth Date: 02/21/1956
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Lafayette, LA
Religion: Episcopal
Date Title
June 5, 2014 Boustany Announces $11.4 Million Congressional Grant for Head Start Projects in St. Martin, Iberia, and Lafayette Parishes
June 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- Urging Timely Review of Life-Saving Cancer Screens
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill
April 24, 2013 Boustany Legislation Helps States Reduce Welfare Abuse
March 25, 2013 Boustany Cosponsors Legislation to End Wasteful Federal Handouts for Cell Phones
March 15, 2013 Boustany Applauds House Passage of SKILLS Act
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 13, 2013 Boustany Introduces Legislation to Reduce Substance Abuse with Welfare Recipients
March 6, 2013 Boustany Votes to Preserve Integrity of Welfare Programs
Sept. 20, 2012 Boustany Applauds Passage of Resolution Reinforcing Work Requirements for Welfare Recipients
Sept. 13, 2012 Boustany: "Yet Again, President Obama Overreaches his Constitutional Authorities for Political Gain."
Sept. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - IRS Implementation of the Democrats' Health Care Law
Sept. 7, 2012 The Only Way "Forward" with this Administration Leads Straight to the Unemployment Line.
Sept. 4, 2012 Boustany Statement on National Debt Surpassing $16 Trillion
Aug. 9, 2012 Ways and Means Committee Leaders to Obama Administration: Show Us the Money
Aug. 1, 2012 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
April 4, 2012 Boustany Testifies Before Louisiana State House to Stop Abuse of Government Funds
March 27, 2012 The Washington Times - Health Care Access Denied
Feb. 1, 2012 Boustany: "Mr. President, Time Has Expired."
Dec. 6, 2011 Boustany: WIN Act Protects America's Families
Oct. 20, 2011 Davis Statement on GAO Report Calling for Improved Coordination Among Welfare Programs
Sept. 22, 2011 Bicameral Repeal CLASS Group Calls on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Clarify Plans and Details on Program Implementation
April 28, 2011 Saving Medicare
April 20, 2011 Boustany Addresses Ways and Means with Southwest Louisiana Business Community
Nov. 18, 2010 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act
Sept. 23, 2010 Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009
July 1, 2010 Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010
April 27, 2010 Raiding Medicare Hurts Our Seniors
Dec. 9, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4213, Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
Feb. 24, 2009 Making Quality Care Accessible To Patients
June 16, 2008 Boustany, Secretary Levine Sign-Up Kids for LaCHIP in Lafayette
Nov. 14, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1429, Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
Nov. 14, 2007 Boustany, Member of Conference Committee, Leads Improvement of Head Start
Oct. 18, 2007 Boustany Demands House Democratic Leadership Resume Debate on S-CHIP
June 27, 2006 Boustany: HHS Will Consider Penalty Exemption for All Seniors June 27, 2006
Sept. 28, 2005 House Backs Boustany Bill to Provide Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities Affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
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