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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
Braley Votes to Expand Health Care for Veterans
Issue Position: Expanding Access to Healthcare
Issue Position: Protecting Women's Health Rights
Issue Position: Making Health Care Affordable for Iowa's Families
Aug. 2, 2014 Release: Braley Endorseed by Alliance for Retired
July 30, 2014 Braley Backs Bipartisan Veterans Administration Reform Compromise
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
July 16, 2014 Bruce's Reaction to Senate Vote Blocking Hobby Lobby Bill
July 16, 2014 Bruce's Reaction to Senate Vote Blocking Hobby Lobby Bill
July 3, 2014 Sioux City Journal - Sioux City Stop: Braley Continues Social Security Defense
July 2, 2014 Mason City Globe Gazette - Braley Cites Difference with Ernst
June 30, 2014 Braley Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision Restricting Women's Access to Contraceptives
June 11, 2014 Letter to Jeff Miller, Chairman of House Committee on Veterans Affairs' and Mike Michaud, Ranking Member of House Committee on Veterans Affairs' - Solutions at VA
June 6, 2014 Braley Endorses Framework of McCain/Sanders Package to Reform VA
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 26, 2014 After President Obama Moves to Eliminate Government's Only Radon Grant Program, Braley Makes Push to Preserve It
March 26, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and Jim Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Preserve the Radon Grant Program
March 13, 2014 Braley, Bustos Introduce "Taylor Morris Act' to Ease Financial Burden for America's Most Severely Injured Veterans
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Jan. 30, 2014 Braley Introduces Legislation Combating Cough Medicine Abuse Among Teens
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
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 20, 2013 Braley Reintroduces Legislation to Improve Access to Veterans' Health Care Facilities
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Aug. 27, 2013 Office of Inspector General Grants Request by Reps. Thompson and Braley for Investigation Into Controversial Medicare Competitive Bidding Program
July 31, 2013 Braley Supports Bipartisan Bill to Fix Medicare Reimbursements for Iowa Doctors
July 16, 2013 Braley Introduces Amendment to Rid Schools of Unhealthy Radon Levels
June 24, 2013 Braley Announces Progress in Efforts to Clarify Privacy Rules & Protect Public Safety
June 24, 2013 Letter to Doctor Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA - Labeling Regulations
June 20, 2013 Letter to Inspector Levinson - Investigate Issues Surrounding Plans of the CMS
June 19, 2013 Reps. Thompson, Braley Criticize CMS Administrator for Failing to Address Abuses and Failures of Durable Medical Equipment Procurement Program
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 6, 2013 Braley Announces $740,000 for Linn Community Care
March 8, 2013 Braley and Illinois Republican Team Up to Improve Rural Healthcare
Feb. 14, 2013 Braley Introduces Access to Frontline Heath Care Act of 2013
Jan. 14, 2013 Braley Announces Renewal of Effort to End Radon in America's Schools
April 18, 2012 Van Hollen, Braley Introduce Patient Safety and Drug Labeling Improvement Act
April 18, 2012 H.R. 4384-Patient Safety and Drug Labeling Improvement Act
April 16, 2012 Braley Secures $20.8 Million in Medicare Payments to Iowa Hospitals
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Feb. 15, 2012 Braley Introduces Veterans Access to Care Act
Feb. 10, 2012 Braley's Plain Language in Health Insurance Law is Implemented
Nov. 22, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 25, 2011 Braley Introduces Bill to Keep Doctors in Iowa
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 6, 2011 Braley Statement on Change of Condolence Letter Policy
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
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