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Jim Matheson's Public Statements

Full Name: James 'Jim' David Matheson
Office: U.S. House (UT) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 2 Children: William, Harris
Birth Date: 03/21/1960
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
June 28, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 21, 2013 Matheson Votes against Farm Bill
June 14, 2013 Student Loans
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Protecting Our Water Resources
June 13, 2013 Student Loans
June 6, 2013 Matheson Reintroduces Bill to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 House Passes Matheson Pharmacy Bill
June 4, 2013 Matheson Backs Drug ID Bill
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Newsletter - We Must Repeal the Renewable Fuels Standard
May 20, 2013 Congressional LNG Export Working Group Releases Statement on New LNG Export Approval
May 20, 2013 No Labels
May 11, 2013 Newsletter - Mother's Day
April 29, 2013 Newsletter - Stop Student Loan Rates from Doubling
April 25, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor and Congressman Hoyer - Opposition to Obamacare Exemption Talks
April 22, 2013 Reps. Latta and Matheson Release Draft Legislation to Strengthen the Pharmaceutical Distribution Supply Chain
April 22, 2013 Daily Utah Chronicle - Congress Introduces Bill to Curb Stafford Loan Rate Hike
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 15, 2013 Matheson Introduces Plan to Lower Cost of Food and Fuel
April 10, 2013 Sensenbrenner and Matheson Introduce the Preserve the Charitable Contribution Deduction Act
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients - Rural School Funding
March 26, 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune - Hatch and Matheson: Repeal Obamacare tax
March 25, 2013 Letter to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe - Delisting the Gray Wolf
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 7, 2013 Energy and Commerce Members Outline Bipartisan Solution to Build Keystone XL Pipeline
March 4, 2013 Matheson Looks to End Straight-Ticket Voting; Receives Bi-Partisan Support
Feb. 28, 2013 Utah's Jim Matheson backs extending Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Leader Cantor and Representative Hoyer - Bipartisan Work Necessary
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Dec. 12, 2012 Matheson Says Bipartisan Bill Targets Waste, Fraud, Abuse Within Federal Spending
Oct. 9, 2012 Salt Lake Tribune - Bring private Sector Earnings Home for Economic Growth, Deficit Reduction
Sept. 11, 2012 Matheson Supports Audit's Call for Greater Oversight of Nuke Waste Disposal in Utah
Sept. 10, 2012 Matheson Statement in Honor of 9-11 Anniversary
Aug. 31, 2012 Desert News - Jim Matheson Grabs a Bit of the Stage from Mia Love
Aug. 31, 2012 Utahns Aren't Fooled by Partisan Politics, Untrue Statements About Matheson
Aug. 9, 2012 Matheson Calls for Suspending the Federal Mandate that Diverts Food to Fuel
Aug. 1, 2012 Matheson Votes to Extend Tax Cuts for Utah Families
July 18, 2012 Utah Teachers Endorse Matheson in 4th Congressional District Race
July 11, 2012 Matheson Statement on Voting to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
June 28, 2012 Matheson Statement on Supreme Court Health Care Law Ruling
June 27, 2012 Matheson Statement on Vote to Hold the Attorney General in Contempt
June 18, 2012 Matheson Land Exchange Bill Passes House
June 13, 2012 Matheson Encouraged by Some Private Health Insurers' Announcements on Future Coverage
June 12, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and the Honorable Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
June 8, 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune - House Strips Medical Device Tax from Health-Care Law
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