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Vern Buchanan's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
Primary Aug. 26, 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
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Date Title
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
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
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 13, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Affordable Care Act
March 20, 2013 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
March 20, 2013 Sens. Manchin and Kirk Join Reps. Buchanan and Markey to Introduction "Safe Prescribing Act"
March 20, 2013 Kirk, Davis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Safe Prescribing Act"
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Reclassify Addictive Prescription Drugs
June 27, 2012 Two Audits Detail IRS's Failure to Properly Account for Taxpayer Funds Used in Implementing Democrats' Health Care Law
June 15, 2011 Buchanan Named to Health Subcommittee on Ways & Means
April 5, 2011 Pill Mills Must Go
April 1, 2011 Buchanan: Repeal "Sweet-heart Deals" in Health Care Law
Feb. 28, 2011 Buchanan Holds Public Forum on Pill Mills
Jan. 21, 2011 Seeks Input on Jobs, Economy and Health Care
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Dec. 9, 2010 Buchanan Helps Pass "Doc Fix"
July 12, 2010 Buchanan Criticizes Recess Appointment Of Medicare Director
March 25, 2010 Buchanan To Introduce Bill Repealing "Sweet-Heart Deals" In Health Bill
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Buchanan Votes Against Health Care Bill
March 18, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 5, 2010 Buchanan Blasts Effort To Adopt Health Care Bill Without Voting
March 3, 2010 No Government Takeover Of Healthcare
Jan. 26, 2010 Author Of "Sunshine Resolution" Calls On President To Bring Transparency To Health Care
Jan. 5, 2010 Buchana Lauds C-SPAN Effort To Put Spotlight On Healthcare
Dec. 23, 2009 Senate Health Care Bill
Nov. 27, 2009 Every Florida Republican Co-Sponsors Buchanan Sunshine Resolution
Nov. 17, 2009 Health Care Bill Will Negatively Affect Seniors
Nov. 15, 2009 New Obama Administration Report Confirms Health Care Bill Has Deep Medicare Cuts
Nov. 8, 2009 Buchanan Opposes Big-Spending, Tax-Hiking Health Bill
Nov. 7, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3962, Affordable Health Care For America Act, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3961, Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Nov. 5, 2009 GOP Plan Does More To Reduce Health Care Costs
Oct. 29, 2009 Buchanan Objects To Partisan Health Bill That Expands Government Role
Oct. 21, 2009 America's Right To Know
Oct. 15, 2009 Recognizing The 25th Anniversary Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 1, 2009 Small Business And Health Care
Sept. 24, 2009 Buchanan Votes To Save Florida Seniors From Increased Medicare Costs
Sept. 9, 2009 Embargoed Until After President's Speech
July 21, 2009 A Tax On Health Care Is A Tax On Payroll
July 10, 2009 Buchanan Seeks Input on Economy and Health Care
March 10, 2009 Buchanan Works To Improve Veteran's Health Care
Feb. 3, 2009 Buchanan Votes to Expand Health Care for Kids
April 8, 2008 Cytology Proficiency Improvement Act of 2008
Sept. 27, 2007 Sen. Martinez & Rep. Buchanan Team-Up to Improve Soldier Care
Sept. 25, 2007 Buchanan Supports Children's Health Bill
Aug. 27, 2007 Congress Must Put People Ahead of Party Politics
Aug. 1, 2007 Buchanan Supports Health Insurance Program for Kids
March 20, 2007 Buchanan, Bilirakis, Shays Work to Improve Patient Service in DoD Medical System
March 7, 2007 Letter: To President George W. Bush
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Local Issues
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