Joe Barton

Type: Person
Name: Joe Barton (Joe Linus Barton)
Title: U.S. Congressman for the Texas 6th congressional district
Organization: U.S. House of Representatives
Date of Birth: 15/09/1949
Place of Birth: Waco, McLennan County
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Joe Barton
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Barton eyes tool proven to reduce military suicides

• Second in ongoing seriesA Pentagon study released last week indicated reports of rapes and sexual assaults in the military has risen by 50 percent during the previous year while suicides among service members continues to climb.With Pentagon and White ... [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Drought of Climate Change Support

This summer, we've seen a continuation of the record-breaking heat and drought in the Southwest that began several years ago. In parts of Texas and Oklahoma, it's as bad as it was during the "Dust Bowl" years of the 1930s. Crops have withered, water restrictions ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Barton in Texas dealing with medical issue

ENNIS, TX: Congressman Joe Barton (R-Arlington/Ennis) issued the following statement this week:“I had a gallbladder attack Monday night and my doctors have advised that I stay home this week.“It is something that strikes millions of Americans every year. ... [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stand up for patient choice, Texas businesses

By The StarAHave more to add? News tip? Tell usSpecial to the Star-TelegramWe are all consumers in one way or another. We get the most value when we have real choices to compare and force companies to compete for our business.Yet, for senior citizens ... [Published Star-Telegram - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: ‘We Are the World - NOT!’

To the Editor,You may recall those four words as the first line in the chorus of the utopian song from the 1980s’ of the same title. Those four words have seeped into the consciousness of our leaders to the point that they are bent on turning us from ... [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Home Depot Still On Hill Hot Seat For Broadband Breach

Several members of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus have added their names to the list of legislators looking for answers from Home Depot about their broadband data breach potentially affecting 60 million customers.In a letter to Home Depot ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

House tackling Keystone XL & gas exports in pre-election debate

The United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C. ( / The Houston Chronicle)WASHINGTON — Gasoline prices have tumbled to four-year lows, but that isn’t stopping lawmakers on Capitol Hill from exploiting concerns about high energy costs ahead of the ... [Published Fuel Fix - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

HOME DEPOT : Caucus Members ask Home Depot questions about data security breach

Caucus Members ask Home Depot questions about data security breach Barton, Rush and Schakowsky send letter to retailers CEOWASHINGTON : Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX), Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), members of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Momentum builds to allow US oil exports

For the first time in decades there are calls within the House Republican conference to lift the ban on crude oil exports, signaling what could become a sweeping shift in U.S. policy.In the last month, the Texas congressional delegation — in particular ... [Published The Hill - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barton home on "break"

Being on summer break doesn't mean Rep. Joe Barton (R-Dist. 6) is playing golf and vacationing on a beach.Instead, the Republican Congressman from Ennis has spent his time off being "on" throughout his district, including a visit to the Crowley Star.“August ... [Published Crowley Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 4 reports

US faces pressure internationally to lift oil export ban

The United States is under mounting pressure from South Korea and Mexico to lift its decades-old ban on crude oil exports.According to Reuters, the two countries have joined the European Union in urging the U.S. to ship crude oil overseas.Earlier this ... [Published The Hill - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Pressure mounts to ease US oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.South Korean President Park Geun-hye told ... [Published CNBC - Sep 02 2014]

Quotes

Barton was quizzed by constituents Thursday who are concerned that lifting the ban would cause domestic gasoline prices to rise. Barton said: "no, the price of gasoline is determined by the price of oil per gallon on the world market. releasing our excess crude will drive down the worldworld price of oil and thus reduce what we pay for gasoline."

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Top Comments 9.21: Writing off Texas [Published Daily Kos - 8 hours ago]
Should America Be Exporting This Valuable Resou... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 20 2014]
Barton eyes tool proven to reduce military sui... [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Sep 20 2014]
The Drought of Climate Change Support [Published Huffington Post - Sep 20 2014]
Rep. Barton in Texas dealing with medical issue [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 18 2014]
Stand up for patient choice, Texas businesses [Published Star-Telegram - Sep 18 2014]
ACE Kids Act: Bipartisan supporters say it save... [Published Denver Post - Sep 18 2014]
US genomics lead being lost to China [Published RSC - Sep 17 2014]
Mary Kay Visits Capitol Hill [Published Mary Kay - Sep 17 2014]
Letter: ‘We Are the World - NOT!’ [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Sep 16 2014]
Home Depot Still On Hill Hot Seat For Broadband... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 16 2014]
House tackling Keystone XL & gas exports in pre... [Published Fuel Fix - Sep 16 2014]
HOME DEPOT : Caucus Members ask Home Depot ques... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
Bible Pathway - Sept. 15, 2014 [Published Crosswalk - Sep 15 2014]
FEATURE: US Congress likely to be inactive on c... [Published Bunker Ports News Worldwide - Sep 14 2014]
Momentum builds to allow US oil exports [Published The Hill - Sep 14 2014]
Barton home on "break" [Published Crowley Star - Sep 14 2014]
Lawmakers Seek Update from Obama Administration... [Published KSFO-AM - Sep 13 2014]
Barton says President's strategy may weaken ISI... [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 12 2014]
Barton, Committee Leaders Request Update on Ebo... [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 12 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: Industry cheers device laws [Published The Hill - Sep 11 2014]
The Brief: Sept. 11, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
Uniting Democrats and Republicans [Published MSNBC - Sep 10 2014]
Anti-Spoofing bill passes House [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 10 2014]
Anti-Fracking - It's a Russian Plot! [Published Daily Kos - Sep 09 2014]
Former Obama aide backs crude oil exports [Published The Hill - Sep 09 2014]
Independence Energy : Committee to Build on #Re... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 09 2014]
Barton, Committee Leaders Press HHS for Coopera... [Published Congressman Joe Barton - Sep 09 2014]
FDA Regulation Closer [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Sep 09 2014]
OVERNIGHT ENERGY: All eyes on UN climate negoti... [Published The Hill - Sep 09 2014]
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Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall Sign On a... [Published EON Consumer - Aug 19 2014]
HATBORO, Pa.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall sign on as cosponsors of HR 2376, the Medicare Residential Care Coordination Act. ...
Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall Sign On a... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Aug 19 2014]
HATBORO, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall sign on as cosponsors of HR 2376, the Medicare Residential Care Coordination Act. ...
Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall Sign On a... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 19 2014]
HATBORO, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congressmen Joe Barton and Ralph Hall sign on as cosponsors of HR 2376, the Medicare Residential Care Coordination Act. ...
Republicans doing terrible job of stopping 'rum... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 16 2014]
Reminder: Just because impeachment is absurd doesn't mean they won't do it.According to U.S. News, hardline House Republicans want ......to stop talking about impeachment......because they......worry that the constant impeachment drumbeat may be turning ...
Stanislaw Burzynski’s propaganda victory on ant... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Jul 01 2014]
It’s been a while since I wrote a substantive post for this blog about the Houston cancer doctor and Polish expat Stanislaw Burzynski who claims to have a fantastic treatment for cancer that blows away conventional treatment for cancers that are currently ...
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