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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Families
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Protecting our Servicemembers
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Social Security and Retirement Security
July 1, 2014 Boston Globe - Supreme Court Limits Birth Control Coverage Rule
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs
June 10, 2014 The Eagle-Tribune - VA Audit: Mass. Faring Well on Wait Times
June 9, 2014 Tsongas Statement on VA Report
June 4, 2014 Huffington Post - On the Road with 15 Congresswomen Trying to Get Women to Vote
May 30, 2014 Newsletter: An Obligation to Our Veterans
May 30, 2014 Tsongas Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 8, 2014 Key Portions of Annual Defense Authorization Bill Authored by Tsongas
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 20, 2014 Tsongas holds Veterans Advisory Meeting with MA Secretary of Veterans' Services
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 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
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
Nov. 20, 2013 National Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Sept. 29, 2013 Republicans refuse to allow vote on clean Senate bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 24, 2013 Eagle Tribune - Greater Lawrence Family Health Center receives HHS funding
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
March 13, 2013 Ryan Budget
Oct. 16, 2012 The Eagle Tribune- NxStage Takes Center Stage at Riverwalk - Medical Device Manufacturer Expands, Remains in Lawrence
Aug. 28, 2012 Congress in Your Inbox From Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 7, 2012 Tsongas Statement on Medical Device Tax Repeal Vote
May 22, 2012 Patrick-Murray Administration Proposal Approved; $628 Million to be Invested in Massachusetts Safety Net Hospitals
May 4, 2012 Congress in Your Inbox From Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
April 27, 2012 Tsongas Statement on Flawed Student Loan Bill Passed by House Today
March 29, 2012 Tsongas Statement on the Ryan Budget Plan Approved by the House Today
Feb. 16, 2012 Effects of Health Care Reform
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 8, 2011 Speaking Out Against Attacks on Public Health
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
May 18, 2011 Republican Budget Potential Impact on Seniors
May 5, 2011 Tsongas Introduces Two Bills to Improve Soldier Well-Being
Jan. 22, 2011 Congress in your inbox from Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
Jan. 7, 2011 Health Care Repeal Debate Kicks Off
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