Larry Bucshon

Larry Bucshon

INDIANA's 8th DISTRICT

Dr. Bucshon Mourns Loss of Governor Whitcomb

2016/02/05

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. posted the following statement mourning the loss of former Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb to his Facebook page

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Dr. Bucshon Votes to Override Obama’s Veto of ObamaCare Repeal

2016/02/03

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives considered a measure overriding the president’s veto of legislation to dismantle ObamaCare. Prior to the vote, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. spoke on the House floor urging his colleagues to support overturning the president’s veto of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Act.

Watch the video by clicking here: https://youtu.be/2CcWhwCOeOo . The text is available in full below.

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Bucshon: Senate Democrats Block Bill to Keep Americans Safe

2016/01/20

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked consideration of H.R. 4038, American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act, after the same bill passed the House with a bipartisan, veto-proof majority:

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Dr. Bucshon Votes to Reject EPA’s WOTUS Rule

2016/01/14

(WASHINGTON, DC) – This week, the House of Representatives passed a joint resolution nullifying the Environmental Protection Agency’s flawed Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The resolution was approved in the House by a bipartisan vote of 253-166 and was sent to President Obama’s desk.

Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon supported the legislation saying that stopping the EPA’s aggressive power grab is important for Indiana's farmers and agriculture industry.

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Bucshon, Coats, Brooks Ask Secretary Burwell to Terminate Second Evaluation of HIP 2.0

2016/01/14

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.) sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell asking her to terminate a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-led second evaluation of Indiana’s Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 waiver. 

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Dr. Bucshon Responds to SOTU

2016/01/12

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after President Obama’s last State of the Union address to the nation:

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Dr. Bucshon, House Force President’s Hand on ObamaCare Repeal, Planned Parenthood Funding

2016/01/06

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Wednesday, the House passed a budget reconciliation package that dismantles ObamaCare and defunds Planned Parenthood. This legislation will reach the President’s desk for the first time ever. 

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on President’s Gun Control Announcement

2016/01/05

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement in response to the president’s plan to restrict gun ownership in the United States through executive fiat:

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Dr. Bucshon Votes to Secure Key Tax Cuts for Hoosiers

2015/12/21

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement regarding key legislation passed through the House last week that permanently extends critical tax cuts for Hoosier families and businesses. The legislation also includes a two year delay of the 2.3 excise tax levied on medical devices to help pay for the Affordable Care Act.

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Dr. Bucshon Congratulates SW Indiana on Regional Cities

2015/12/17

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement congratulating Southwest Indiana on being selected as a part of the Indiana Regional Development Cities Initiatve, which will provide up to $42 million in economic state-matching economic investment funding to support community quality improvement initiatives in Southwest Indiana: 

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Dr. Bucshon supports bill to override veto of ObamaCare repeal

2016-02-02 23:07:41


Dr. Bucshon: Indiana disapproves of the EPA's war on our economy and jobs

2015-12-01 22:38:20


Dr. Bucshon speaks out against EPA regulations on coal fired power plants

2015-11-18 22:56:47


D Bucshon speaks in support of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

2015-11-05 16:38:56


Dr. Bucshon Recognizes Dyslexia Awareness Month

2015-10-21 18:58:27


Dr. Bucshon outlines facts about Planned Parenthood

2015-09-18 15:34:32


Dr. Bucshon: Planned Parenthood doesn't offer women some basic primary care

2015-09-17 23:15:30


Dr. Bucshon calls out Democrats for supporting ban on U.S. crude oil exports

2015-09-17 15:24:43


Dr. Bucshon: Reject the President's Iran deal

2015-08-05 18:23:56


Dr. Bucshon supports putting states in charge of coal ash rules

2015-07-22 23:07:12


Dr. Bucshon: 21st Century Cures gives patients hope

2015-07-09 22:52:29


Dr. Bucshon urges support of TSCA Modernization Act

2015-06-23 20:03:17


Dr. Bucshon urges repeal of Medical Device Tax

2015-06-17 19:39:05


Dr. Bucshon honors Vincennes Univeristy President Dr. Rchard Helton

2015-06-09 18:19:33


Dr. Bucshon discusses Medicaid waste and fraud

2015-06-02 22:21:17


Dr. Bucshon discusses combating the opioid abuse epidemic

2015-05-21 16:44:04


ISHD Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams' opening testimony at opioid abuse hearing

2015-05-21 15:23:18


Dr. Bucshon introduces ISHD Commissioner at opioid abuse hearing

2015-05-21 14:47:34


Dr. Bucshon Congratulates Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana

2015-05-19 19:00:11


21st Century Cures: Faster Treatments Save Lives

2015-05-13 21:59:27


Contact Information

1005 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4636
Fax 202-225-3284
bucshon.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce

Larry Bucshon (pronounced:  “Boo-shon”) was born on May 31, 1962 and raised in Kincaid, Illinois, a small town of 1400 people in central Illinois. His life was shaped by this small town upbringing by two hard working parents. Larry’s father was an underground coal miner and his mother was a nurse. Both are now retired and still live in Kincaid.

Larry attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and, upon receiving his bachelor’s degree, attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Following medical school Larry completed a residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he served as chief resident in surgery, and then remained there to complete a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery. During this time he also enlisted with the United States Navy Reserve and served for almost a decade. During his residency Larry met his wife Kathryn, who is also a physician and a practicing anesthesiologist in Evansville.

Prior to being elected to Congress, Larry spent his life specializing in cardiothoracic surgery and has performed hundreds of heart surgeries and also served as President of Ohio Valley HeartCare. Larry’s outstanding work and leadership in this field led to him being honored as the St. Mary’s Medical Staff Physician of the Year in 2007. Larry also served as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Medical Director of the open heart recovery intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Larry and his wife Kathryn reside in Warrick County with their four children and attend Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Evansville.


Serving With

Jackie Walorski

INDIANA's 2nd DISTRICT

Marlin Stutzman

INDIANA's 3rd DISTRICT

Todd Rokita

INDIANA's 4th DISTRICT

Susan Brooks

INDIANA's 5th DISTRICT

Luke Messer

INDIANA's 6th DISTRICT

Todd Young

INDIANA's 9th DISTRICT

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