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Charlie Dent's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Pamela; 3 Children: Kathryn, William, Jack
Birth Date: 05/24/1960
Birth Place: Allentown, PA
Home City: Allentown, PA
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Security
Issue Position: Health Security
June 24, 2014 Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
June 13, 2014 Congressman Dent Supports Three Measures to Overhaul the VA
May 30, 2014 Congressman Dent Applauds FDA Order Requiring Warnings for Tanning Beds
May 30, 2014 Congressman Dent's Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 22, 2014 Congressman Dent: VA Bureaucrats Who Neglect Veterans Will be Fired
Dec. 26, 2013 Dent Works to Protect Pennsylvania Children from the President's Health Care Law
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
Sept. 30, 2013 House Passes Bill to Make Pharmaceuticals Safer
June 19, 2013 DeGette and Dent Introduce Bipartisan Stem Cell Legislation
May 22, 2013 Senator Roy Blunt Gives Major Boost to Congressman Dent's Bill to Extend Liability Shield to Emergency Room Physicians
May 8, 2013 Dent Applauds FDA Decision to Issue Warnings About Tanning
March 12, 2013 Congressman Dent Introduces H.R. 1070
June 7, 2012 Dent Votes to Repeal Harmful Medical Device Tax
June 7, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 436, Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5882, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013
June 7, 2012 The Morning Call - House Repeals Medical Device Tax that Pays for Health Care Reform
May 18, 2012 Commending a Major Advancement in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
March 26, 2012 Dent Advocates Repeal of Medical Device Tax at Regional Event
March 22, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
March 21, 2012 House to Consider Dent Amendment to PATH Act
March 8, 2012 Dent Recognized for Colorectal Cancer Advocacy, Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Colorectal Screening
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
July 21, 2011 Dent Testifies Before Health Subcommittee on Bill to Ban Synthetic Drugs
July 21, 2011 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Legislative Hearing to Address Bioterrorism, Controlled Substances, and Public Health Issues"
June 16, 2011 Dent and Paulsen Introduce Medical Liability Reform Bill
May 12, 2011 Members of Congress Commend Obama Administration on Prevention and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis
May 3, 2011 Dent, Maloney Tackle Melanoma
May 3, 2011 Reps. Maloney and Dent Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Prevent Tanning Bed Cancers
Jan. 20, 2011 Instructing Certain Committes to Report Legislation Replacing the Job-Killing Health Care Law
Jan. 19, 2011 Dent Statement on Vote to Repeal 2010 Health Care Law
March 21, 2010 Rep. Dent Votes Against Unsustainable, Trillion-Dollar Health Care Bill; Will Continue To Work For Real Cost-Saving Reform
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 20, 2010 Rep. Dent Seeks To Remove Medical-Device Tax, Protect Working Families In Pennsylvania
March 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
Jan. 14, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, U.S. House Of Representatives
Nov. 7, 2009 Rep. Dent Opposes Massive Federal Health Care Plan
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 6, 2009 Op-Ed: Recipe For Bipartisanship On Health Care Reform
Nov. 3, 2009 Health Care
Sept. 25, 2009 Rep. Dent Votes To Protect Seniors From Medicare Premium Price Hike
Sept. 3, 2009 Rep. Dent Helps Protect Access To Care For Cancer Patients
July 31, 2009 Op-Ed: Commonsense Changes Can Improve Health-Care Access And Lower Costs
June 16, 2009 Reps. Dent And Kirk Unveil Medical Rights And Reform Act
June 11, 2009 Health Care Reform
May 20, 2009 Reps. Dent and Kirk introduce Medical Rights Act to protect doctor-patient relationship, prevent rationing
May 12, 2009 Rep. Dent teams up with Curt and Shonda Schilling to help fight melanoma
April 27, 2009 Rep. Dent Urges Constituents Stay Calm and Informed About "Swine Flu" Outbreak
April 23, 2009 Congressmen Dent, Gordon Introduce Bill to Address Shortage of Emergency Room Care
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