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January 4, 2013

Rep. Barton Votes No on Fiscal Cliff Deal

Washington, DC: Rep. Barton (TX-06) released the following statement after voting against the last-minute fiscal cliff deal passed by the House earlier this week: “Wednesday night, the House voted on the...

December 19, 2012

Internet Age: Rep. Barton applauds FTC efforts to protect kids online

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), co-Chairman of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus, spoke at the unveiling to update and modernize the Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPPA). He was...

November 30, 2012

Rep. Barton sends his holiday well-wishes to members of the Armed Forces overseas

Washington, DC: Rep. Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) released the following statement after recording a Christmas message for the troops. The Pentagon Channel will air it worldwide on the Armed Forces Network: "As Americans all...

November 20, 2012

Rep. Barton supports Israel and its battle against terrorists in Gaza

ARLINGTON, TX: Rep Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) issued the following statement about the ongoing conflict in Gaza and expressing support for Israel: “I stand firmly with Israel and its people as they...

November 19, 2012

Barton urges President not to sign UN Arms Trade Treaty

Joins 75 colleagues in push to preserve constitutional rights WASHINGTON: Rep. Joe Barton and 75 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives recently introduced House Resolution 814 that urges the...

November 14, 2012

Barton calls meningitis outbreak “an absolute tragedy,” criticizes lack of regulator response

Tells packed hearing: “You can take a regulator to a problem, but you can’t make them regulate.” WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) delivered the attached opening statement at Tuesday’s Subcommittee...

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