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Adam Schiff's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Adam B. Schiff
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eve; 2 Children: Alexa, Elijah
Birth Date: 06/22/1960
Birth Place: Framingham, MA
Home City: Burbank, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Issue Position: Women's Issues
May 30, 2014 Rep. Schiff Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
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. 13, 2013 The Importance of the Special Diabetes Program
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 3, 2013 Blog: Washington Update: July 3. 2013
June 27, 2013 Reps. Adam Schiff, Barbara Lee and Mike Quigley Announce $3 Million in Additional Funding for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Secured in Appropriations Bill
May 30, 2013 Rep. Schiff, Local Leaders Call on Metrolink to Undertake a Health Risk Assessment of Taylor Yards Facility
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 21, 2012 Suicide Prevention Month
May 18, 2012 CAPAC Members Mark First Ever National Hepatitis Testing Day
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
March 14, 2012 Letter to Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator of Environmental Protection
Feb. 17, 2012 Rep. Schiff Applauds Passage of Payroll Tax Cut Extension for Middle Class Families
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 23, 2011 One Million Additional Young Adults Have Health Coverage Because of the Affordable Care Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Congress Addresses Brain Injury in Youth as Students Return to School
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
May 25, 2011 House Approves Schiff Measure Requiring Health Assessment of Military Use of Burn Pits
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
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 18, 2010 Schiff Continues Fight To Reduce DNA Kit Backlog During Committee Hearings With The Attorney General And FBI Director
July 28, 2009 Health Care and Public Option
July 27, 2009 Glendale News-Press Op-Ed: Health Reform is Due
July 10, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of State
Feb. 4, 2009 Schiff Votes to Extend Health Care to Millions of Children in Need
Jan. 14, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 Representatives Crowley, Kirk, Ryan, Dent, & Schiff Reintroduce Bill To Restore Access To Affordable Birth Control For Millions Of Women Across The Nation
Aug. 3, 2007 Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007
July 19, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
May 18, 2007 Federal Study Called for by Schiff Reveals Chromium 6 in Drinking Water can Cause Cancer
May 19, 2006 Schiff Secures Funds for Research Efforts at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Arroyo Seco Watershed Study
March 7, 2006 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Nov. 17, 2005 Tribute to Congressman Ed Roybal
Oct. 7, 2005 Avian Flu: We Must Act Now
Sept. 28, 2004 In Honor of the Glendale Association for the Retarded's Dedication to the Glendale Community
March 16, 2004 A Tribute to Doris Blackstock, 29th Congressional District Woman of the Year-2004
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Higher Education
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