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Mike Michaud's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' H. Michaud
Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 01/18/1955
Birth Place: Millinocket, ME
Home City: East Millinocket, ME
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Assessment of Delays in VA Medical Care and Preventable Veteran Deaths
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 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 25, 2014 Michaud Votes Against Anti-Environmental Bill that would Pollute Nation's Waterways
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
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
Oct. 28, 2013 Establishing Commission or Task Force to Evaluate the Backlog of Disability Claims
Oct. 28, 2013 Michaud Praises Passage of Bill to Address VA's Claims Backlog
Sept. 25, 2013 Michaud, Collins Announce $13 Million Grant to Support Research in Tissue Repair, Regeneration and Aging at MDI Biological Labratory
Sept. 12, 2013 Maine Awarded $300,000 for Technology Improvements to Help Veterans
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 1, 2013 Hearing of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Full Committee Markup, August 1, 2013
July 24, 2013 Michaud, Pingree Meet with NTSB Chairman on Rail Safety
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
April 23, 2013 Rep. Negrete McLeod Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Veteran Benefits Claims Backlog
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
March 22, 2013 In Wake of Breakthrough, Reps. Michaud & Roe Call for Continued Gulf War Illness Research
March 20, 2013 As VA Backlog Grows, Michaud Suggests New Approach to VA Claims Adjudication
Feb. 6, 2013 Senate and House Veterans' Committee Leaders Fault VA and DoD on Integrated Health Record System
Dec. 21, 2012 Michaud Reacts to EPA's Boiler MACT Rules
Dec. 13, 2012 IG Releases Report on Maine VA System
Dec. 7, 2012 Michaud Comments on New VA TBI Rule
Sept. 19, 2012 VA Major Construction Authorization and Expiring Authorities Extension Act of 2012
July 9, 2012 Michaud Announces Three New Medicare Shared Savings Accoutable Care Organizations in Maine
June 28, 2012 Michaud Reviewing Supreme Court Decision
June 27, 2012 Michaud Recognizes National PTSD Awareness Day
June 21, 2012 Michaud Praises Release of Funding for Primary Care in Lee
May 7, 2012 Michaud Praises VA Announcement of Specialty Care at Lewiston Clinic
April 27, 2012 Michaud Condemns Politics on Student Loans
April 24, 2012 OMB: VA Not Subject to Automatic Budget Cuts
April 19, 2012 Letter to Dr. Michael F. Mayo-Smith, M.D., M.P.H., Director of VA New England Healthcare System (VISN 1)
Feb. 27, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Building Bridges between VA and Community Organizations to Support Veterans and Families
Dec. 2, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Understanding and Preventing Veteran Suicide
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Oct. 25, 2011 14 Maine Health Centers Part of New Pilot Program
Oct. 11, 2011 Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention and Health Care Enhancement Act
Sept. 12, 2011 Michaud Praises VA for Agreeing to Continue Bingham Mobile Clinic
July 25, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - H.R. 198, H.R. 1154, H.R. 1855, H.R. 2074, H.R. 2530, and Draft Legislation
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 11, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Implementation of Caregiver Assistance: Moving Forward
July 6, 2011 VA Contracts with Cary Medical Center to Provide Health Care Services to Veterans
June 21, 2011 Michaud Introduces Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
June 13, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Committee - Preventing Sexual Assaults and Safety Incidents at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities
June 6, 2011 Sacopee Valley Health Center to Get Nearly $1 million in Federal Assistance
May 13, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the Veterans' Affairs Committee - "The Federal Recovery Coordination Program: From Concept to Reality"
May 13, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - "The Federal Recovery Coordination Program: From Concept to Reality"
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