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Henry Cuellar's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Henry Cuellar
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Imelda; 2 Children: Christy, Catie
Birth Date: 09/19/1955
Birth Place: Laredo, TX
Home City: Laredo, TX
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education First
July 30, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Votes for Bipartisan Deal that Improves Access to Care for Veterans
June 10, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Votes for "VA Access to Care" Bill as Texas Facilities Flagged for Further Review
June 10, 2014 Veterans Access to Care Act of 2014
May 30, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 21, 2014 New Legislation Allowing VA to Fire Career Employees Tied to Wait Times Passes House
May 2, 2014 Houston Chronicle - Texas Representatives Pleased at Recent Veteran Funding Bill's Passage
May 2, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Calls for Reduction of Veterans' Claims Backlog in Video Message
May 1, 2014 KGNS - Cuellar calls for reduction of veterans' claims backlog
April 23, 2014 VA Responds to Rep. Cuellar's Request for Information on Health Center Assignments
Jan. 20, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Announces Expanded Coverage for Breast Cancer Prevention under ACA
Dec. 13, 2013 Under the Affordable Care Act, 5,189,000 Million Texans Will Gain Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits
Dec. 9, 2013 Rep. Cuellar Announces 7.5 Million Texans Have Gained Access to Free Preventive Health Care
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
Sept. 4, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar presented $1.5m to Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN)
July 15, 2013 Congressman Cuellar, City of Peñitas Mayor Ochoa, and USDA Rural Development State Dir. Valentin presents nearly $3m to City of Peñitas
July 12, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar announces $120,215 grant to Atascosa Health Center Inc
March 21, 2013 Letter to Governor Rick Perry - Medicaid Expansion
Oct. 10, 2012 Congressman Cuellar Announces $974,118 for 406th Judicial District Court
June 28, 2012 Congressman Cuellar Responds to Health Care Ruling
June 22, 2012 Congressman Cuellar Announces $483K in Federal Funding to Support Services at Atascosa Health Center's New Clinic in Live Oak County
May 11, 2012 Cuellar, Atascosa Health Center Announce $5 Million For New Health Care Facility In Pleasanton
May 11, 2012 Cuellar, South Texas Rural Health Services Announce $500K For Improvements To Facility In Cotulla
April 30, 2012 National Healthcare Leaders Honor Congressman Cuellar for Leadership in Healthcare Innovation
April 2, 2012 Cuellar, City of Laredo, UTHSC Break Ground on Veteran Outpatient Clinic Expansion
Jan. 20, 2012 Cuellar: Americans Winning with Affordable Care Act
Jan. 5, 2012 Congressman Henry Cuellar: "Let's Get to Work"
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Nov. 30, 2011 Cuellar Praises New Medicare Preventive Service
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 14, 2011 Health Care Law Provides More Young Adults to Have Health Insurance
Sept. 1, 2011 Congressman Cuellar Announces Required Reviews of Double-Digit Health Insurance Rate Increases
June 23, 2011 Cueller Legislation to Fill Nursing Gaps for South Texas Hospitals Heads for Full Vote in House of Representatives
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 6, 2011 House Democrats on GOP Efforts to Repeal Patients' Rights and Put Insurance Companies in Charge
July 1, 2010 New Health Plan for Uninsured Texans with Pre-Existing Conditions
June 24, 2010 New Health Care Website Launches Next Week
May 6, 2010 Landmark Veteran Caregiver Bill Signed Into Law
April 22, 2010 Landmark Veteran Caregiver Bill Passes House
April 13, 2010 Lower Taxes, Larger Refunds This Tax Day
March 26, 2010 Statement: Final Health Care Reform Bill Passes House, Historic Moment For Nation
March 21, 2010 Texas Democratic Members Applaud Passage Of Health Care Reform
March 21, 2010 Cuellar Votes Yes To Health Care Reform, Will Deliver Coverage And Drive Down Premiums
March 20, 2010 Congressman Cuellar Makes Decision On Health Care Reform
Feb. 17, 2010 Recovery Act Delivers Boost To Local Communities
Nov. 8, 2009 Congressman Cuellar Votes For Historic Health Care Reform Plan
Nov. 7, 2009 Congressman Cuellar Will Vote Yes On Health Care Reform
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