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Earl Blumenauer's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Earl Blumenauer
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 05/21/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 2 Children: Jon, Anne
Birth Date: 08/16/1948
Birth Place: Portland, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Non-denominational Protestant
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Jeffrey Langan
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Michael Meo
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Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care - Health Care for our Children
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care - Universal Health Insurance
Issue Position: Veterans - Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care - Wellness and Prevention
Aug. 6, 2014 Letter to Director Donovan, Administrator Shelanski, Commissioner Hamburg, and Director Zeller - Reassessing Inappropriate Use of Pleasure Factor in Tobacco Regulation
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 25, 2014 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
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 15, 2014 India's Sanitation Crisis
June 25, 2014 Blog: Congress to Vote on Important Marijuana Amendment
June 16, 2014 Conyers Joins with Congressman Honda to Introduce Toxic Exposure Research & Military Family Support Act
June 11, 2014 Gun Control
May 2, 2014 Blumenauer, Smith Introduce PACE bill to Improve Healthcare
May 1, 2014 Close Vote Signals Huge Progress on Medical Marijuana Issues
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Superfund Reinvestment Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Sept. 12, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Congressmen Blumenauer and Poe Introduce Bipartisan Paul Simon Water for the World Act
July 22, 2013 End-of-Life-Care
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
March 14, 2013 Introduction of the Personalize Your Care Act
Jan. 1, 2013 A Lost Opportunity for Reform
Dec. 11, 2012 Markey, Schakowsky, Blumenauer to FDA: Don't Blow-off Risks of Brazilian Blowout
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 14, 2012 Introducing Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2012
Aug. 30, 2012 Apples to Twinkies: Stop Subsidizing Obesity
July 25, 2012 End of Life Care
June 28, 2012 Affordable Care Act and Individual Mandate Upheld
May 23, 2012 Blumenauer Meets with Main Street Alliance, Discusses Small Business Issues
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
March 29, 2012 Blumenauer: "A Budget is a Statement of Values"
March 6, 2012 Why Doctors Die Differently
Nov. 30, 2011 Bipartisan Group Introduces Public-Private Plan to Expand Healthy Food Options and Strengthen Local Economies
Nov. 22, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 27, 2011 3 Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation
Oct. 26, 2011 Providing for Consideration of HR 2576, Modifying Income Calculation for Health Care Programs, and Providing for Consideration of HR 674, Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Oct. 14, 2011 Protect Life Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 23, 2011 Blumenauer Fights Dirty Air Act
July 13, 2011 Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
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