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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Criminal Justice Reform
Issue Position: HIV/AIDS
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 AIDS 2014 - Forward Together - No More Shadows or Shame
July 18, 2014 Congresswoman Lee's Statement on Tragic Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
June 27, 2014 Congresswoman Lee and Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Host HIV Testing to Mark National HIV Testing Day
June 26, 2014 LGBT Pride Month
June 24, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Fights for Women's Reproductive Rights at Home and Abroad
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
May 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces $5 Million in Federal HIV Treatment Funding
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
May 5, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
April 28, 2014 Barbara Lee Announces $16M in Federal Health Grants
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 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 30, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Presents East Bay Student Award for Malaria Advocacy During the Golden State Warriors' Nothing But Nets Night
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 13, 2014 Barbara Lee Reintroduces Resolution to Honor Social Workers on World Social Work Day
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Jan. 15, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Passage of Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 2, 2013 World AIDS Day
Dec. 2, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates World AIDS Day: Encourages Congress to Remain Committed to Vaccine, Cure
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. 19, 2013 Honoring Michael A. LeNoir, M.D.
Nov. 19, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Bipartisan PEPFAR Stewardship Act
Nov. 19, 2013 PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 14, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senator Coburn Call for New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 8, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Veterans Day
Nov. 8, 2013 Reps. Napolitano, T.Ryan, Barber, Tonko, and Lee Applaud Mental Health Parity Final Rule Implementation
Sept. 25, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 24, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Proposes Three Amendments to the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Proposes Five Amendments to the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014
July 16, 2013 Reps. Lee, Ros-Lehtinen, and McDermott Re-Launch Bicameral, Bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
June 28, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces JUSTICE Act
June 26, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 20, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Hails Supreme Court Decision on USAID v AOSI
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