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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 3, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Social Security & Seniors
April 14, 2015 Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senate and House Lawmakers From Across the Country Introduce Critical Reauthorization of James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Feb. 24, 2015 RecognizingFebruary as National Marfan Awareness Month
Feb. 4, 2015 DeLauro, Israel, Fitzpatrick Introduce Breast Density Awareness Legislation
Feb. 4, 2015 Israel, DeLauro, Fitzpatrick Introduce Breast Density Awareness Legislation
Jan. 20, 2015 Letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy - Health Risks of Synthetic Fields and Playgrounds
Jan. 20, 2015 Rep. Israel Calls for Study on Health Risks of Synthetic Fields and Playgrounds
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the House Committee on Appropriations, Frank Wolf, Chairman, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - Rape Kit Backlog
Oct. 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Allow Emergency Access to Medical Marijuana Treatments in New York
Oct. 16, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls on CDC to Explore Alternative Methods to Detect Ebola and Additional Facilities to Contain It
Sept. 30, 2014 DeLauro, Israel Urge Ovarian Cancer Awareness 365 Days A Year
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 23, 2014 Rep. Israel Urges CDC to Provide Resources to Long Island as it Battles New Type of Mosquito
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained
May 29, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls for Criminal Investigation into Wrongdoing at VA
May 23, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls for Passage of Bill to Ensure Veterans Receive Benefits if VA is Delayed in Processing Claims
April 22, 2014 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support
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 5, 2014 Letter to David Michaels, Secretary U.S. Department of Labor - Greater Protection from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Feb. 28, 2014 Preventing Carbon Monoxide Tragedies
Feb. 27, 2014 National Marfan Awareness Month
Feb. 4, 2014 Rep. Israel Introduces Resolution to Recognize February 4th as National Cancer Prevention Day
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 16, 2013 Reps. Israel and Fattah Announce International Partnership in Neuroscience Research, Including Alzheimer's Disease
Nov. 27, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls on FDA to Complete Study on whether Arsenic-Based Drug Given to Turkeys is Harmful to Consumers
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 18, 2013 Rep. Israel Announces Department of Homeland Security Approval to Allow Woman from Old Bethpage to Receive Lifesaving Kidney
Nov. 7, 2013 After Years of Fighting to Get Trans Fats Properly Labeled, Rep. Israel Commends FDA Move to Curb Artificial Trans Fats in Foods
Oct. 30, 2013 DeLauro, Israel Introduce Breast Density Awareness Legislation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and King Get Bipartisan Amendment Passed in House
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 27, 2013 Rep. Israel Lauds National Institutes of Health's Announcement to Mostly Retire Use of Chimps for Biomedical Research
June 17, 2013 Rep. Israel and Assemblyman Lavine to Call on New York State to Become Capital of Alzheimer's Research with Bonding Initiative
May 28, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls for Full Review of FDA's Oversight of Pharmaceutical Drugs Produced in Foreign Facilities
March 14, 2013 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Press Conference Today
Dec. 21, 2012 Israel-King Amendment Included in FY13 Defense Authorization Bill
Oct. 3, 2012 Rep. Israel calls for Bereavement Time Off for Parents Mourning Loss of a Child
July 15, 2012 Rep. Israel, Leg. Spencer and Leg. Stern Urge CDC to Aid Suffolk County as it Battles West Nile
May 17, 2012 Reps. Israel and King Amend Defense Authorization Bill to Improve Mental Health Treatment for National Guard and Reserves
March 28, 2012 Rep. Israel to Vote Against Republican Budget That Ends Medicare Guarantee
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Nov. 17, 2011 Rep. Israel Introduces Cleaning Product Right-to-Know Act, Legislation to Require Ingredient Labeling for Cleaning Products
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