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Richard Shelby's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans - Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
June 30, 2014 Shelby Responds to Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling
May 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Veterans Affairs/Military Construction Appropriations Bill
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Department of Health and Human Services Budget
April 29, 2014 Shelby Urges Close Evaluation of Federal R&D Spending on Merit
June 28, 2012 Shelby Statement on ObamaCare Ruling
June 12, 2012 Hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS) - Fiscal Year 2013 Labor/HHS Appropriations Bill
March 28, 2012 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Proposal
March 14, 2012 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Proposal
March 7, 2012 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Proposal
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Oct. 14, 2011 Shelby Statement on CLASS Act Abandonment
Oct. 14, 2011 Congressional Working Group Releases Investigative Report on Unsustainable CLASS Act
Sept. 21, 2011 Shelby Moves to Defund ObamaCare
Sept. 20, 2011 Shelby: Our Nation Cannot Afford ObamaCare
Sept. 15, 2011 Congressional Working Group Releases Investigative Report on Unsustainable CLASS Act
July 27, 2011 Hearing of Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request for the Department of Education
July 14, 2011 Letter to Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
May 11, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request for the National Institutes of Health
May 4, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - FY2012 Budget Hearing on Department of Labor
April 18, 2011 Shelby: Flat Tax Could Mean a Tax Return the Size of a Postcard
March 30, 2011 Shelby: We Must Balance Health Care with Fiscal Responsibilities
March 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
March 3, 2011 Letter to The President
Jan. 26, 2011 Shelby Cosponsors Repeal of ObamaCare
March 31, 2010 A Troubling Trend
March 22, 2010 The Birmingham News: Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby on House Health Care Vote: "Terrible Mistake"
March 10, 2010 Scottsboro Daily Sentinel: Shelby Against Health Care, Backs Bellefonte
March 8, 2010 Huntsville Times: Preserving Space Jobs Big Focus for Shelby
March 8, 2010 Gadsden Times: Shelby Visits Gadsden, Discusses Health Care
March 3, 2010 Shelby Statement on Reconciliation to Pass Health Care Reform
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader Of The Senate
Dec. 27, 2009 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Dec. 15, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Nov. 21, 2009 Shelby: A Dangerous Step Toward Government Run Health Care
Oct. 15, 2009 Fox News "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
Sept. 16, 2009 Shelby Co-Sponsors Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act
Sept. 9, 2009 Shelby Statement On President's Joint Session Speech
July 16, 2009 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate
June 10, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking Committee - The State Of The Domestic Automobile Industry: Impact Of Federal Assistance
June 7, 2009 Fox News Channel "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
March 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs
March 8, 2009 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript
Oct. 1, 2008 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
July 1, 2008 The Grass is Not Always Greener
May 24, 2007 Senate Approves FY 07 Supplemental Appropriations bill
March 22, 2007 Committee Approves FY 2007 Supplemental Appropriations BIl
Jan. 11, 2006 Senator Rockefeller and Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Series of Hearings on Coal Mine Safety
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