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Joe Manchin III's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Joe Manchin III
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Heather, Joseph IV, Brooke
Birth Date: 08/24/1947
Birth Place: Farmington, WV
Home City: Fairmont, WV
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Manchin Statement on Sylvia Mathews Burwell Nomination to be Next HHS Secretary
April 10, 2014 Nomination of Michelle T. Friedland to Be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit
April 4, 2014 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Significant Funding for Health Centers Across West Virginia
April 3, 2014 Rockefeller Joined with Senator Manchin, Congressman Rahall in Asking HHS to Review Limits on Funding for State Clinics
March 26, 2014 Politico - How to Fix the Affordable Care Act
March 13, 2014 Manchin Introduces Bill to Ban Zohydro Over FDA Approval
March 13, 2014 Manchin Confronts FDA Approval of Zohydro and Pay-to-Play Scheme with FDA Commissioner Hamburg Prior to Committee Hearing
March 10, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General - Manchin, Vitter, Lee Want Investigation Into Big PhRMA Allegedly Paying FDA for Drug Approval Process
March 10, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius - Manchin Urges HHS Secretary to Reverse Approval of Zohydro
March 10, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Investigation into Big PhRMA Allegedly Paying FDA for Drug Approval Process
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Black Lung Claims Process
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Dr. Frieden, Center for Disease Control - West Virginia Congressional Delegation Requests Further Studies from CDC After Chemical Spill
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mark Taubman, Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center - FDA Pay-to-Play Deals with Pharmaceutical Cos.
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mark Taubman, Dean of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester - Manchin, Vitter Question Pay-to-Play Involvement in FDA Approval of Highly Addictive Painkillers
Feb. 21, 2014 Manchin Statement on Repairing, Not Repealing the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 20, 2014 Beckley Register-Herald - Manchin Speaks on a Variety of Topics; Answers Questions
Feb. 18, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Mark Opening of Mercer County Veterans Mobile Health Clinic
Feb. 11, 2014 Southern West Virginia Mobile Health Clinic
Feb. 4, 2014 Manchin Announces Bipartisan Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to MaryAnn Tierney, FEMA Region III Regional Administrator - West Virginia American Water Company Chemical Spill
Jan. 16, 2014 Rep. Capito, Sen. Manchin to CDC: West Virginia Deserves Answers
Jan. 16, 2014 Manchin, Inhofe Introduce Bill to Protect Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Put in Place Anti-Abuse Protections for Highly Addictive Zohydro Drug
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 6, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Mobile Health Clinic for Veterans in Mercer County to Open in 2014
Oct. 25, 2013 Manchin Urges West Virginians To Participate in National Drug Take Back Day
Oct. 24, 2013 Manchin Applauds FDA for Rescheduling Hydrocodone to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Oct. 14, 2013 Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Scheme in Washington Could Hurt W.Va. Communities, Manchin Calls Emergency Senate Hearing
Oct. 9, 2013 Manchin, Rahall, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Anti-Drug Efforts
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg, FDA - 'Pay to Play' Scheme Between Pain Medicine Companies and FDA
Sept. 24, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Announce Funding for Marshall University Diabetes Research Program
Sept. 19, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Dental Health Care in West Virginia
Sept. 6, 2013 Manchin Helps to Raise Awareness of Veterans' Mental Health Services
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Bipartisan Chemical Safety Bill
July 31, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Federal Funding for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services in West Virginia
July 12, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Mobile and Tele-Health Clinics for Veterans in Mercer County
June 6, 2013 Manchin Cosponsors Bill to Help Veterans and Servicemembers
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
May 22, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Agreement to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 10, 2013 Letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Fight to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 20, 2013 Sens. Manchin and Kirk Join Reps. Buchanan and Markey to Introduction "Safe Prescribing Act"
March 20, 2013 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
March 20, 2013 Rockefeller and Manchin Proud to Be Original Co-Sponsors of 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
Jan. 7, 2013 Rockefeller and Manchin Announce Federal Funding to Help Maintain Immunization Program in West Virginia
Oct. 15, 2012 Rockefeller & Manchin Announce Grant for Mental Health Training Program at West Virginia University
Sept. 27, 2012 Manchin Helps to Raise Awareness of Veterans' Mental Health Services
Sept. 26, 2012 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall & Tomblin Announce Significant Grant to Coordinate Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
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