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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
Issue Position: The Next 4 Years
July 22, 2014 Manchin Expresses Support for Miners' Black Lung Benefits at Senate Committee Hearing
July 16, 2014 Manchin Statement on Hobby Lobby
July 2, 2014 Manchin Announces More Than $1.2M Black Lung Clinic Funding Across West Virginia
June 30, 2014 Manchin Visits Clarksburg VA Medical Center
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 19, 2014 Manchin, Wicker, Kirk, Nelson Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmissions Program
June 11, 2014 Manchin Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan VA Bill
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 5, 2014 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Funding for Marshall University Academic Research Program
June 5, 2014 Manchin Congratulates Sylvia Mathews Burwell On Confirmation To Be Next HHS Secretary
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services -- Continued
May 30, 2014 Manchin Statement on Shinseki Resignation and the VA
May 28, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Independent Outside Audit Of VA
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 8, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 2, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Funding for Southern West Virginia Head Start Program
May 2, 2014 Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Significant Funding Awards for Rural Health Centers Across West Virginia
April 23, 2014 Manchin Statement on MSHA Black Lung Rule
April 23, 2014 Manchin Statement on New Elk River Spill Study
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 Confronts FDA Approval of Zohydro and Pay-to-Play Scheme with FDA Commissioner Hamburg Prior to Committee Hearing
March 13, 2014 Manchin Introduces Bill to Ban Zohydro Over FDA Approval
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 - Manchin, Vitter, Lee Want Investigation Into Big PhRMA Allegedly Paying FDA for Drug Approval Process
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
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