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Doc Hastings' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Claire; 3 Children: Kirsten, Petrina, Colin
Birth Date: 02/07/1941
Birth Place: Spokane, WA
Home City: Pasco, WA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Improving Health Care Access
Issue Position: Lowering Health Care Costs
Issue Position: Increasing Access to Quality Health Care
Issue Position: Protecting the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center
Feb. 21, 2014 Be Heart Smart: February is American Heart Month
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. 20, 2013 House Approves Legislation to Create Jobs, Strengthen Rural Communities, Schools and Prevent Wildfires
Aug. 9, 2013 Weekly Message from Doc - Taking a Look inside the Congressional Mailbag
May 30, 2013 Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
March 21, 2013 Hastings' Statement on House Passage of Budget Resolution
July 6, 2012 Beating the Drum for Tax Reform
March 23, 2012 Weekly Message from Doc - ObamaCare: Two Years Later and Failing the American People
March 22, 2012 Second Anniversary of Obamacare--Hon.Doc Hastings
Feb. 16, 2012 Committee Passes Secure Rural Schools, PILT Legislation to Create Jobs, Stimulate Rural Economies & Restore Forest Health
Feb. 3, 2012 Hastings Introduces Impact Aid Legislation
Jan. 26, 2012 Hastings: Obama Administration's New Federal Forest Regulations Will Cost Jobs, Hurt Forest Health
April 1, 2011 Congressional Mailbag
March 25, 2011 ObamaCare, One Year Later
Jan. 20, 2011 Hastings Votes to Protect Jobs, Preserve Health Care Choices, Cut Government Spending
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Sept. 23, 2010 ObamaCare Hits Six Month Mark - Higher Costs, Fewer Choices, Medicare Cuts
Aug. 13, 2010 Repeal and Replace Trillion Dollar Health Care Law
July 14, 2010 Democrats' Health Care Law Saddles Small Businesses with Millions of Dollars in Increased Costs, Mounds of Confusing Paperwork
June 18, 2010 Share Your Ideas -- America Speaking Out
June 4, 2010 Preserving Health Care Choices, Protecting Doctor-Owned Hospitals Weekly Column
June 2, 2010 Hastings' Bill Would Preserve Health Care Choices, Protect Doctor-Owned Hospitals
March 26, 2010 Repeal And Replace The New Health Care Law, Replace With Common Sense Solutions
March 25, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Hastings Rejects Government Takeover Of Health Care, Calls For Repeal Of Democrat Bill
March 16, 2010 Democrat Health Plan Is The Wrong Prescription For America
March 12, 2010 Government Takeover Of Health Care Ignores Wishes Of Americans
March 3, 2010 Hastings Opposes A Government Takeover Of Health Care
Feb. 25, 2010 Hastings Statement On Health Care Summit
Feb. 17, 2010 Stimulus 1 Year Later: More Than 3 Million Lost Jobs
Nov. 19, 2009 Hastings Supports Fiscally Responsible Solution For Doctors And Seniors
Nov. 7, 2009 Hastings Says No To Government Takeover Of Health Care
Nov. 5, 2009 Health Care
Nov. 5, 2009 Hastings Highlights Need To Protect Doctor-Owned Hospitals, Stop Government Takeover Of Health Care
Nov. 4, 2009 Hastings Opposes Government Takeover, Supports Better Solutions
Nov. 3, 2009 Health Care
Oct. 29, 2009 Hastings Statement On Introduction Of Democrat's New Health Plan
Oct. 27, 2009 Democrat Health Plan Hurts American Seniors
Oct. 23, 2009 Op-Ed: Health Care Changes Are Too Important To Settle Behind Closed Doors
Sept. 9, 2009 Hastings Statement On President Obama's Health Care Speech To Congress
July 28, 2009 Americans Lose Control Of Their Own Health Care Under Democrat Plan
July 24, 2009 Op-Ed: Health Care Reform Must Lower Costs
July 21, 2009 Health Care Bill Costs American Jobs
Feb. 10, 2009 Hastings, McMorris Rodgers Renew Push to Improve Rural Air Ambulance Service Proposal Would Enhance Health Care Access Across Eastern Washington
Oct. 31, 2008 Expanding Health Care Access: Weekly Column by Congressman Doc Hastings
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