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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: Seniors
April 30, 2014 Bennet-Authored Breakthrough Designation Yields Full FDA Approval for Lung Cancer Drug
Nov. 27, 2013 President Signs Bennet's Landmark Bill to Secure Drug Supply
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
May 15, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Harkin, Alexander Introduce Bill to Improve Safety of Nation's Drug Supply
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
April 19, 2013 Bennet, Burr, Harkin, Alexander Release Draft Bill to Improve Safety of Nation's Drug Supply
Feb. 13, 2013 Bennet, Burr React to IOM Report: "Countering the Problem of Falsified and Substandard Drugs"
July 10, 2012 National Broadcasting Corporation - Colorado Bioscience Industry, Patients to Benefit from New Law
May 24, 2012 Following Record Drug Recalls and Shortages, Bennet Helps Pass FDA Reform in Senate
April 4, 2012 Senate Committee Plan Adopts Bennet-Hatch-Burr Bipartisan Bill to Bring Breakthrough Treatments to Patients More Quickly
April 4, 2012 The Hill - Senate Health Panel Floats Proposal for Speedy Food and Drug Administration Approval of Life-Saving Drugs
March 16, 2012 Bennet Unveils Bipartisan Plan to Improve Safety of Prescription, Over-the-Counter Drugs for Colorado Families
March 8, 2012 Bennet-Backed Bill to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Theft, Protect Colorado Consumers Passes Senate Committee with Broad Bipartisan Support
March 7, 2012 Senate Passes Bennet-Backed Bill to Crack Down on Counterfeit Drugs
Dec. 29, 2011 Letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Dec. 12, 2011 Bennet-Backed Bill To Crack Down on Counterfeit Drugs Clears Key Committee Hurdle With Bipartisan Support
Nov. 17, 2011 Meehan Introduces Bill Boosting Penalties for Rx Drug Counterfeiting
Nov. 17, 2011 Proposal for Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Increase Penalties For Counterfeit Drugs
Nov. 3, 2011 Bennet Statement on FY 2011 FDA Innovative Drug Approvals Report
Nov. 1, 2011 Bennet: Chinese Counterfeit Drug Sting Amplifies Need to Update Drug Safety Laws
Oct. 14, 2011 Bennet Calls for Crack Down on Prescription Drug Theft at Recently Burglarized Pharmacies in Loveland, Fort Collins
Sept. 29, 2011 Bennet Calls for Crack Down on Prescription Drug Theft at Recently Burglarized Pharmacies
Sept. 6, 2011 Letter to Dr. Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration
Aug. 18, 2011 Letter to Dr. Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration
June 22, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
June 22, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
May 16, 2011 Bennet Backs Effort to Crack Down on Black Market Drugs, Protect Colorado Consumers
Dec. 17, 2010 Harkin, Bennet Applaud Dingell Drug Safety Bill
Aug. 3, 2010 Following Record Recalls, Bennet Moves to Improve Safety of U.S. Drugs for Colorado Families
June 9, 2010 Bennet: Seniors Will Get Help to Cover the Medicare Donut Hole
April 29, 2010 Bennet Leads Bipartisan Push to Increase Support, Awareness to Curb Meth Use Among Colorado Youth
Sept. 24, 2009 Letter to Chairman, and Ranking Members of the Senate and House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 21, 2009 Letter to Chairman Kohl, Chair DeLauro and Ranking Members Brownback and Kingston of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Ad Hoc, Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Counternarcotics Enforcement: Coordination at the Federal, State, and Local Level
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