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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
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
April 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat
July 30, 2013 Bishop Cites Benefits of Health Reform for Seniors on Medicare Anniversary
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Aug. 31, 2012 A Busy Week On Long Island
Aug. 7, 2012 Medicare Prescription Drug Premiums Hold Steady for Third Straight Year
July 2, 2012 Blog: Making Healthcare Better for Middle Class Families
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 21, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Dec. 20, 2011 Bishop Demands House Vote to Stop Middle Class Tax Hike
Nov. 29, 2011 Bishop Hosts Social Security and Medicare Info Sessions
Nov. 18, 2011 Bishop Votes Against Newest Partisan Plan to Gut Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 1, 2011 Minimal Medicare Premium Increase for 2012 More Good News for Seniors, Bishop Says
Oct. 21, 2011 Seniors to See 3.6 Percent Increase in Social Security Benefit
Oct. 19, 2011 Bishop Hails 3.6% Increase in Social Security Benefits for 2012
Dec. 10, 2010 Bishop Pushes Social Security COLA for Tax Cut Package
Oct. 15, 2010 Bishop Hails Announcement of Vote to Provide Social Security COLA
Oct. 12, 2010 Bishop Demands Vote on Social Security COLA
Aug. 17, 2010 Bishop Honors 75th Birthday of Social Security with Pledge to Protect Program
April 16, 2010 Bishop Applauds Extension Of Benefits For Unemployed Americans And Prevention Of 21% Medicare Cut To Doctors
Nov. 19, 2009 Bishop Votes To Protect Seniors' Access To Doctors
Sept. 24, 2009 Bishop Protects Seniors From 20 Percent Increase In Medicare Premiums
Sept. 3, 2009 Bishop, Seniors Fight To Protect Social Security COLA
May 22, 2009 Bishop Provision To Help Seniors Stay In Homes Signed Into Law
Oct. 9, 2008 Clinton, Schumer, Kennedy, Bishop Call For Expedited Investigation Into Possible Abuse Of Railroad Disability System
Oct. 3, 2008 Bipartisan Statement from LI Congressional Delegation Economic Rescue Plan
Feb. 26, 2008 How to Claim Your Tax Rebate Check
Feb. 8, 2008 Congress Passes Final Bipartisan Economic Stimulus
Dec. 3, 2007 Bishop Answers Medicare Questions in Coram, Riverhead
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - The Growing Costs of the Iraq War
July 11, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act Of 2007
Jan. 18, 2007 Biship Lands Seat On House Budget Committee
Oct. 19, 2006 The Suffolk Times - Experience in Congress Bishop runs for a third term
July 11, 2006 Eye-Popping Figures for Extending Medicare Part D Enrollment
May 17, 2006 Plan B for Medicare Part D
May 11, 2006 Extending the Medicare Part D Deadline
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
March 2, 2006 Statement of the Honorable Timothy H. Bishop
Feb. 13, 2006 Bishop, Long Island Hospital Administrators Condemn President's Proposed Cuts To Medicare
Dec. 14, 2005 Fix the Medicare Benefit
Feb. 16, 2005 The Federal Deficit
May 21, 2004 Honoring the Memory of Abigail Burke Irwin
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Fighting for Seniors
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