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John Tierney's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patrice
Birth Date: 09/18/1951
Birth Place: Salem, MA
Home City: Salem, MA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
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 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 1, 2013 Sequestration Needs a More Reasonable Solution: Across the Board Cutbacks are Hurting Families, Economy
July 31, 2013 Cummings and Tierney Release GAO Report on Drug Compounding
April 12, 2013 Letter to Honorable Darrell E. Essa, Chairman of Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - A.D.H.D
April 1, 2013 Lawmaker Urges Congressional Review of Reported Rise in A.D.H.D. Diagnosis: According to New York Times, 1 in 5 High School Age Boys Have Received Diagnosis
Oct. 23, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States U.S. Government Accountability Office
Sept. 26, 2012 Reps. Tierney, Markey Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safety of Nuclear Plants for Local Families
Sept. 5, 2012 The Salem News : The Facts on Medicare and the Republican Plan
Aug. 9, 2012 Congressman Tierney Visits the Gloucester Community Health Center
July 11, 2012 Congressman Tierney Calls on House Republican Leadership to Focus on Creating Jobs and Reviving the Economy
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 1, 2012 Kerry, Olver, Capuano, Neal, Keating, McGovern, Tierney Announce $33.7 Mil for Massachusetts Community Health Centers
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
April 26, 2012 Congressman Tierney to Speak on House Floor Today on His Bill to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
Dec. 7, 2011 Tierney Provision to Protect Families and Ensure Insurance Companies Put Health Care First Will Fully Take Effect in January
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
April 1, 2011 Tierney Leads Fight to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Retirees
March 23, 2011 Tierney Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 14, 2011 Tierney Provides Massachusetts Small Businesses With Resources on Health Insurance Reform
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 19, 2011 Tierney Says No to Repeal of Health Care Reform
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 6, 2011 Hearing of the House Committee on Rules - Affordable Care Act
Jan. 6, 2011 Hearing of the House Committee on Rules - Affordable Care Act
Jan. 5, 2011 Tierney Lauds Health Care Provision that Requires Insurance Companies to Spend More on Health Care and Less on Executive Salaries
June 10, 2010 Kerry, Mass. House Delegation, Call For Extension Of Vital FMAP Funding To Avoid Drastic Budget Cuts
April 16, 2010 Tierney Talks Health Care
March 21, 2010 Tierney Statement On Passage Of Historic Health Insurance Reform Legislation
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 21, 2010 Tierney E-Alert: Tierney Supports Health Insurance Reform
March 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
Feb. 17, 2010 Governor Patrick, Congressman Tierney Mark One-Year Anniversary of Recovery Act with Visit to Reveal Imaging Technologies
Feb. 16, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services
Nov. 7, 2009 Tierney Statement On Passage Of Landmark Health Insurance Reform Legislation
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The National Security Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - U.S. Contributions To The Response To Pakistan's Humanitarian Crisis: The Situation And The Stakes
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the National Security Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - GPS: Can We Avoid a Gap in Service?
April 20, 2009 Tierney Comments on GAO Investigation He Requested on Army Health Care
Feb. 27, 2008 "One Year after Walter Reed: An Independent Assessment of the Care, Support and Disability Evaluation for Wounded Soldiers"
Feb. 13, 2008 Kennedy, Kerry, Frank, Tierney, Delahunt introduce Fishermen's Health Legislation
Sept. 7, 2007 Tierney Re-Introduces States' Right to Innovate in Health Care Act
March 9, 2007 Tierney Fights to Protect Retiree Health Benefits
Jan. 17, 2007 Bingaman, Voinovich, Baldwin, Price, Tierney Unveil Bipartisan, Bicameral Plan to Cover the Uninsured
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