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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
Issue Position: Protecting Social Security
July 17, 2014 Breaking: After Braley Advocacy, Social Security Administration Reverses Course on Service Cuts
July 15, 2014 Privatizing Social Security Isn't Answer
July 14, 2014 Braley's Fight to Prevent Social Security Cuts Gains Bipartisan Momentum
July 3, 2014 Omaha World Herald - Bruce Braley Stops in Council Bluffs, Advocates Minimum Wage Increase
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
July 2, 2014 Ottumwa Courier - Braley: "Stark Choice' in Senate Election
June 25, 2014 Des Moines Register - "Braley Opposes Cuts to 19 Iowa Social Security Offices"
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
April 2, 2014 After Retirement Security Roundtable with Des Moines Area Businesses, Braley Introduces Retirement Security Act
March 24, 2014 Braley Continues Fight Against Scams Targeting Iowa's Seniors
March 12, 2014 Braley Moves to Combat Senior Scams That Use Deceptive Caller ID Numbers
Feb. 20, 2014 Following Braley Push, Administration Drops Social Security Cut
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Oppose Cuts to Social Security
Feb. 11, 2014 Extension of Direct Spending Reduction for Fiscal Year 2024
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
July 31, 2013 Braley Supports Bipartisan Bill to Fix Medicare Reimbursements for Iowa Doctors
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 21, 2013 Braley Statement on Vote against Ryan Budget
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Sept. 5, 2012 Iowa Lawmakers Continue Fight Against Misguided Plan to Close Clinton Social Security Office
Aug. 29, 2012 Medicare
June 25, 2012 Braley Introduces Bill Making More Blinded Veterans Eligible for VA Adaptive Housing Grants
Oct. 25, 2011 Braley Introduces Bill to Keep Doctors in Iowa
Aug. 17, 2011 Braley Statement on Early Closure of Iowa Social Security Offices
May 18, 2011 Braley Receives Iowa Medical Society Award
Jan. 19, 2011 Braley to Cantor: Read Your Bill
Sept. 14, 2010 Braley Announces Commissioning of Second Medicare Study
Aug. 13, 2010 Braley Statement on 75th Anniversary of Social Security
Nov. 20, 2009 Braley Votes To Pass Medicare Reform Legislation
Oct. 7, 2009 Braley Supports Bill To Protect Medicare Enrollees From Sudden Premium Increases
Aug. 11, 2009 Boswell, Loebsack, and Braley Broker Major Breakthrough on Medicare Payment Reform
July 14, 2009 Braley Reacts to Introduction of Healthcare Reform Bill
July 14, 2009 Meaningful Reform Needed
May 2, 2008 Feds Assure Harkin and Braley that they Will keep Clinton SSA Office Open
April 29, 2008 Braley Opposes Closure of Clinton Social Security Office
March 13, 2008 Braley Statement on Budget Resolution Passed by House
Feb. 7, 2008 Missed Opportunities in the Bush Budget
Feb. 4, 2008 Braley on Budget: Invest in America's Future
Sept. 7, 2007 Congress on Your Corner Recap
July 9, 2007 Doing Double Duty For Healthcare
June 25, 2007 Making Iowa First in Healthcare
June 22, 2007 Braley Introduces Bill to Keep Doctors in Iowa
Sept. 21, 2006 Braley Tours District, Discusses Protecting Social Security, Retirement Security
Sept. 17, 2006 Des Moines Register Poll Shows Braley Leads Whalen by 7 Percent
July 14, 2006 Press Release - Mike Whalen: Out of Touch With Iowa Ethanol
July 8, 2006 Transcript of Democratic Radio Address Delivered by Bruce Braley
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