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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: John; 1 Child: Abigail
Birth Date: 05/25/1960
Birth Place: Plymouth, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position - Reforming Health Care: Cutting Costs, Expanding Access & Improving Quality
Issue Position - Honoring Our Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 3, 2014 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Accountability in VA System
April 9, 2014 Klobuchar Legislation to Help Prevent Death from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Passes Commerce Committee
April 8, 2014 Thune, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Provide Licensure Clarity for Sports Medicine Professionals
March 12, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 Duluth News Tribune - This is No Time for Minnesota Families to Go Without Heat
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Additional Support For Research to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Jan. 27, 2014 Mayo Clinic President to Attend State of the Union Address as Guest of Senator Klobuchar
Jan. 22, 2014 Budget Provision Klobuchar, Franken, Paulsen Fought For Will Help Improve Safety and Efficiency for Medical Device Approval Process
Dec. 10, 2013 As Winter Sets In, Klobuchar, Schumer, Casey Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Deaths From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Put in Place Anti-Abuse Protections for Highly Addictive Zohydro Drug
Dec. 1, 2013 Star Tribune - Pay for Alzheimer's Research Before Costs Bankrupt Nation
Nov. 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Collins Call on Congress to Make Fighting Alzheimer's Disease an Urgent National Priority
Nov. 20, 2013 Senate Resolution 30--Declaring that Achieveing the Primary Goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer's Disease by 2025 Is an Urgent National Priority
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Nolan, Walz Urge Medicare to Reject Recommendation that Would Hurt Rural Hospitals
Aug. 28, 2013 Klobuchar: Federal Cuts Will Harm Mayo Clinic Research
Aug. 19, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Dept. - Lyme Disease
Aug. 5, 2013 Klobuchar Introduces Package of Legislation to Help Ensure High-Quality Long-Term Care for Seniors
July 30, 2013 Klobuchar Urges Colleagues to Fully Fund National Institutes of Health to Support Medical Research and Innovation
July 29, 2013 National Institutes of Health Funding
July 23, 2013 Klobuchar Holds Hearing Highlighting Need for Legislation to Crack Down on Anti-Competitive Pay-for-Delay Deals
June 21, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Accurate Medical Pricing and Quality Information
June 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Grassley Statements on U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in FTC v. Activas, Inc.
June 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Grassley Statements on U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in FTC v. Activas, Inc.
June 5, 2013 After Klobuchar and Crapo Urge Swift Action to Implement Formaldehyde Legislation, EPA Moves Forward with Rules to Protect Consumers from Dangerous Chemicals in Wood Products
May 24, 2013 Letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Addressing Critical Lyme Disease Drug Shortage
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
April 30, 2013 Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Step Up Research for Curing Alzheimer's and Other Brain Diseases
March 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Tester Introduce Legislation to Help Wrongly Discharged Veterans Get the Benefits They Deserve
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Bipartisan Group of Senators Pass Amendment Showing Strong Support for Repealing Medical Device Tax
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Moran, Collins, Heitkamp Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Legislation to Boost Number of Doctors as Part of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 21, 2013 Hatch, Klobuchar Hail Senate Passage of Amendment Repealing Medical Device Tax
March 18, 2013 Thune, Klobuchar Re-introduce Bill to Reduce Hospital Re-admissions through Telehealth Technology
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to End $30 Billion Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
Sept. 19, 2012 Klobuchar's Provisions to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Included in Older Americans Act
Sept. 5, 2012 Klobuchar, Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Announce Selection of Minnesota as Regional Food Safety Center of Excellence to Help Prevent and Respond to Foodborne Illnesses
Aug. 22, 2012 Star Tribune - Med Tech Leaders and Senators Meet with FDA Head
Aug. 22, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken Hold Meeting with FDA Commissioner, Minnesota Medical Device Makers to Discuss Efforts to Expand Access to Lifesaving Devices
July 25, 2012 Klobuchar: Gray Market Companies Charging Exorbitant Prices for Drugs in Short Supply and Limiting Patient Access to Vital Medications
July 9, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages Signed Into Law
June 27, 2012 Snowe, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Deaths
June 26, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages Headed to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
June 26, 2012 KEYC.TV - Drug Bill Passes Senate
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