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Al Green's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Al Green
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 09/01/1947
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 30, 2014 Congressman Al Green Introduces Resolution to Promote Minority Health Awareness
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
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
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
March 21, 2013 Letter to Governor Rick Perry - Medicaid Expansion
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 11, 2012 Congressman Al Green Attends Reception at the White House to Mark First Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Joining Forces' Initiative
March 20, 2012 The Affordable Care Act is Making a Difference
March 19, 2012 CBC Hour: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 23, 2011 CAPAC Members Hold Historic First Meeting with President Obama
July 14, 2011 Harder Yet May be the Fight
April 30, 2011 Congressman Al Green Hosts Health Fair to Help the Residents of His District Stay Fit
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 19, 2011 Congressman Al Green Supports Maintaining the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
Sept. 4, 2010 Congressman Al Green Hosts Sixth Annual Health Fair In the Texas Ninth Congressional District
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
April 27, 2010 Standing For Health Care
March 21, 2010 Texas Democratic Members Applaud Passage Of Health Care Reform
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010--Continued
March 21, 2010 Congressman Al Green Lauds House Passage Of Historic Health Care Reform Legislation
March 4, 2010 The System Must Change
Feb. 23, 2010 Current Health Care System Cannot Be Sustained
Dec. 30, 2009 Congressman Al Green Updates Houston's Workforce Community On Labor Legislation And Health Care Reform
Nov. 7, 2009 U.S. Congressman Al Green Praises Passage Of Health Care Reform Bill By The House Of Representatives
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Aug. 27, 2009 Congressman Al Green Hosts Successful Town Hall Meeting On Healthcare Reform
June 26, 2009 Veterans Health Care Budget Reform And Transparency Act Of 2009
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Legislative Proposals to Improve the Efficiency and Oversight of Municipal Finance
April 29, 2009 Congressman Al Green Votes To Pass Budget That Will Get America's Economy Back On Track
May 16, 2008 Reps. Al Green and Jim Mcgovern Sponsor Letter to U.N. Secretary General Expressing Concern Over World Food Crisis
Jan. 28, 2008 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007--Veto Message from the President of the United States
Oct. 3, 2007 Congressman Al Green Asserts Presidential Veto Inconsistent with Leave no Child Behind
Sept. 25, 2007 Congressman Al Green Urges President to Leave No Child Behind and Pass the Bi-Partisan, Bi-Cameral SCHIP Re-Authorization
March 23, 2007 Supporting Our Troops
Sept. 28, 2006 HIV/AIDS
Feb. 16, 2006 Action Urged on Rangel Pharmacy School
July 28, 2005 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2005
June 28, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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