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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' H. Bishop
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathryn; 2 Children: Molly, Meghan
Birth Date: 06/01/1950
Birth Place: Southampton, NY
Home City: Southampton, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Making Quality Health Care Affordable
Aug. 5, 2014 Newsletter: 08/05/2014
Aug. 1, 2014 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
July 31, 2014 Bishop Statement on Passage of Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014
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
June 24, 2014 Bishop Hails Opening of Burn Pit Registery
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained
May 30, 2014 Bishop Attends White House Event Highlighting Need to Address Student Athlete Concussions
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
March 27, 2014 Reps Esty, Degette, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop Introduce Legislation to Protect Children from E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 12, 2014 Bishop Urges VA to Expand Assistance to Vets Exposed to Open-Air Burn Pits
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
Nov. 19, 2013 House Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Student Athletes from Concussions
Nov. 9, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
June 27, 2013 Burn Pit Toxic Exposure Illness will be Studied, Treated at Defense Centers of Excellence Under Bishop's Bill
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 17, 2013 May 17 - Newsletter
Aug. 7, 2012 Medicare Prescription Drug Premiums Hold Steady for Third Straight Year
July 12, 2012 Bishop Calls on GOP to Join His Fight for American Jobs, Votes Against Repeal of Health Law's Patient Protections and Benefits
June 28, 2012 Bishop Statement on Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Decision
June 8, 2012 Bishop Opens New Front in Campaign against Government Support for Corporate Outsourcers
June 6, 2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013
May 18, 2012 E-Newsletter - 05/18/2012
April 27, 2012 Bishop Votes to Prevent Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rate
March 21, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Dec. 5, 2011 Reps. Bishop and Nadler Call for Ban on Dispersants in Oil Spill Cleanups
Dec. 2, 2011 The Bishop Bulletin: Helping a Family in Need
Nov. 16, 2011 Hearing of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - "Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Beds: Ensuring Regulatory Approaches that Will Help Protect Jobs and Domestic Energy Production"
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Nov. 1, 2011 Minimal Medicare Premium Increase for 2012 More Good News for Seniors, Bishop Says
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 16, 2011 Health Reform Helping Seniors Afford Health Care
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama President of the United States
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama
July 19, 2011 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
July 13, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2018
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 27, 2011 House Passes Bishop's Amendments to Protect Veterans' Health and Honor Success in Keeping America Safe
April 15, 2011 Bishop Votes Against Republican Plan to Privatize Medicare
March 30, 2011 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011
March 16, 2011 Bishop Pushes Study of Pestiside Effects on Clean Water And Public Health
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 26, 2011 Bishop, NFL to Put Concussions Legislation Back in Play
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Bishop Votes Against Health Reform Repeal
Jan. 7, 2011 New Benefits of Health Reform and Cost of Repeal
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