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Tim Walz's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
Aug. 12, 2016 Walz and Emmer Continue Their Bipartisan Work, Follow-up on St. Cloud VA
May 26, 2016 After Efforts From Klobuchar, Franken, and Walz, $142 Million National Institutes of Health Grant Awarded to the Mayo Clinic's Biobank
May 18, 2016 Walz calls on House of Representatives to Pass Bi-Partisan "Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act"
May 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus
May 13, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce New Funding for Miner Safety and Health Training in Minnesota
May 3, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urging the Administration to Allow Minnesota to Continue to Use State's Medicaid Home and Community-based Services Policy
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee - Alzheimer's Programs
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding
March 3, 2016 Walz Introduces Bi-Partisan Fairness for Veterans Act
March 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Charlie Dent and the Hon. Sanford Bishop, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Committee - Veteran's Suicide Hotline Staffing
Feb. 17, 2016 Bill Would Allow Local Doctors To Conduct Disability Exams For Vets
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Health Care
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 21, 2015 VA Committee Passes Walz Motion to Subpoena VA Officials, Says Testimony is Critical to Accountability
Sept. 30, 2015 Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer
Aug. 5, 2015 Walz Introduces Bill to Ensure Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Continue to get Care
June 23, 2015 Paulsen, Franken Ask CDC to Consider Wider Recommended Usage of Meningitis B Vaccine
June 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Meningitis B Vaccines
June 11, 2015 Kline, Klobuchar, Minnesota Delegation Call on VA to Fix Unfair Billing Practices
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
March 26, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, HHS and Education - Initiative to Secure Funding for Stroke and TBI Research and Prevention
March 20, 2015 Reps. Rice, Walz Demand Details on Staggering Cost Overruns in Construction of Aurora VA Hospital
March 20, 2015 Letter to Executive Director Stella Fiotes - Demanding Details on Staggering Cost Overruns in Construction of Aurora VA Hospital
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
Jan. 13, 2015 Duffy & Walz Hear Veterans' Concerns; Re-Introduce Legislation to Aid Hearing Impaired Veterans
Dec. 9, 2014 Bipartisan Veterans Suicide Prevention Act Passes House
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Allegations of Misconduct at Hibbing VA Clinic
Oct. 22, 2014 Representative Walz Receives National Award for Military Advocacy
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calling for Immediate, Aggressive Action to Fight Ebola
Oct. 10, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Joint Statement on VA Inspector General's Investigation Into Death of Minnesota Veteran Jordan Buisman
Oct. 9, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Walz Announce Minnesota Researchers to Receive Over $1.6 Million as Part of the NIH "BRAIN" Initiative
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Falsified Records at Minneapolis VA
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
July 28, 2014 Walz Supports VA Reform Compromise
July 10, 2014 Walz, Miller, Duckworth Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Tackle Veteran Suicide
June 23, 2014 Walz Statement on Office of Special Counsel Findings
June 18, 2014 Walz Named to Bipartisan, Bicameral VA Reform Bill Conference Committee
June 17, 2014 Lyle C. Pearson Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
June 10, 2014 Walz Supports Bipartisan House Measure to Expand Veterans' Access to Care
June 10, 2014 Walz Pleased VA Working with Mayo Clinic, Others in Health Care Industry
May 30, 2014 Walz Statement Regarding Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Walz Statement on Interim VA IG Report
May 14, 2014 Walz & Veterans Groups Meet with Local VA Officials to Talk Wait Times for Medical Care
May 8, 2014 Walz Works to Hold VA Accountable
April 25, 2014 Walz Touts Better Services for Vets at Grand Opening of Albert Lea Clinic
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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