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Vern Buchanan's Public Statements

Full Name: Vern Buchanan
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Matt, James
Birth Date: 05/08/1951
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Longboat Key, FL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Reform
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Small Businesses
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Issue Position: Red Tide
Issue Position: Small Business
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Spending and Taxes
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: A Balanced, Comprehensive Energy Plan to Break Our Dependence on Foreign Oil
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Off-Shore Drilling
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Compete in the 21st Century Global Marketplace
Issue Position: Tax Relief For Middle-class Working Americans And Small Businesses
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Climate Change
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Small Business
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Buchanan Votes for Bipartisan Jobs Bill
July 3, 2014 Buchanan: Florida's Crackdown on Pill Mills "Remarkable Success"
July 1, 2014 Buchanan gets "A' for Protecting Privacy Rights
June 24, 2014 Buchanan Blasts VA "Watchdog" for Ignoring Problems
June 10, 2014 Centennial Celebration of Newtown Commemoration
May 15, 2014 Buchanan Co-Sponsors Landmark Mental Health Bill
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 2, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Pass Flood Insurance Relief
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Proposed 501(c)(4) Rules
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Consider Flood Insurance Reform
Jan. 27, 2014 Ross, Rooney, Buchanan, and Southerland Tout Citrus Research Funding in Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - Stop Innovation Tax
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi - Flood Insurance Hikes
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. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
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