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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (MO) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
April 27, 2016 Washington Examiner - Senators Not Buying Drugmaker's Contrition
April 27, 2016 AP - Senate Lawmakers Accused Embattled Drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals of Hiking Prices to Reward Wall Street Investors at the Expense of Patients
April 19, 2016 Duckworth's Bipartisan Friendly Airports For Mothers (FAM) Act Passes Senate
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request
April 14, 2016 McCaskill Shines Spotlight on State of Nation's Biodefense
April 14, 2016 Warner, Kaine Introduce Bill To Strengthen Federal Support For Medicaid Expansion
April 13, 2016 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Encourage States to Expand Medicaid
April 13, 2016 Valeant CEO Reverses Course: Senate Special Committee on Aging to Depose Michael Pearson
April 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - After Study Exposes Banned Rx Drugs in Dietary Supplements, McCaskill Asks FDA What They Knew and When
April 6, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - "Finding a Cure: Assessing Progress Toward the Goal of Ending Alzheimer's by 2015"
April 6, 2016 McCaskill Alzheimer's-Focused Hearing Highlights St Louis Area Witness Whose Non-Profit has Saved Missouri Taxpayers Over $30 Million
April 4, 2016 Popular weight loss supplements contain controversial stimulant, FDA warns
April 4, 2016 Natural Products Insider - FDA Identifies Unlawful Ingredient, "Methylsynephrine,' in Sports Supplements
March 31, 2016 The Hill - Dem Senator: Veterans Exposed to Mustard Gas Denied Benefits
March 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice - Requesting Records of Enforcement Actions Taken by Department of Justice on Dietary Supplements
March 17, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Opening Statement of Claire McCaskill - "Sudden Price Spikes in Decades-Old Rx Drugs: Inside the Monopoly Business Model"r
Feb. 17, 2016 Letter to Linda Halliday, Deputy Inspector General, US Department of Veteran Affairs- Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Possible Contributing Factor to Opioid Crisis
Feb. 8, 2016 Following Jefferson City Hearing, McCaskill Offers Advice on Opioid Epidemic to Key Official
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 20, 2016 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of A Rule Submitted By the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency--Veto--
Jan. 19, 2016 McCaskill: Prescription Drug & Heroin Abuse Epidemic a "major public health crisis that affects every community across this nation'
Dec. 9, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. McCaskill, Hearing on Sudden Price Spikes in Off-Patent Drugs: Perspectives from the Front Lines
Nov. 24, 2015 McCaskill Continues Fight for Resources for Veterans, Family Members Affected by Exposure to Toxic Substances
Nov. 4, 2015 McCaskill Opens Senate Investigation into Rx Drug Pricing, Announces Intention to Hold Hearings
Nov. 4, 2015 Collins, McCaskill Open Senate Investigation into Rx Drug Pricing, Announce Intention to Hold Hearings
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions
Oct. 9, 2015 Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare Visits with McCaskill
Oct. 7, 2015 As Program Continues Expansion, Missouri Veterans are Encouraged to Give Confidential Feedback on VA Services
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Pull Memory Supplements with Synthesized Ingredients from Shelves
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to Mr. J. Michael Pearson, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. - Provide Information on Drug Price Hikes to Permanent Subcommitee on Investigations
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses
Aug. 13, 2015 As Report Shows Millions More with Health Coverage, Affordable Care Act Investments Headed to Missouri
July 24, 2015 St. Louis University Earns Grant to Boost Care for Aging St. Louisans, and McCaskill Kudos
July 15, 2015 Missouri Scientist and Student Join McCaskill to Shine Light on Diabetes Research
July 8, 2015 After McCaskill Opens Inquiry, Government Announces $1.4 Million Settlement on False "Memory' Supplement Claims
July 8, 2015 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Request for GAO to Undertake a Review of Medicaid in Assisted Living Facilities
June 29, 2015 VA Workforce Shortages are Focus of New McCaskill-Backed Bill
June 25, 2015 St. Louis Public Radio - McCaskill proposes pay increase for VA facility directors
June 19, 2015 New York Times - Alzheimer's Supplements Targeted by U.S. Senator
June 17, 2015 McCaskill Opens Inquiry into "Brain Armor' and Other Dietary Supplements Targeting Seniors
June 17, 2015 Associated Press - Senator McCaskill questions retailers, search engines about supplements targeting seniors
June 15, 2015 Letter to Doug McMillion, CEO of Wal-Mart - Dietary Supplements
June 15, 2015 Letter to Alex Gourlay, President of Walgreen Co - Dietary Supplements
June 15, 2015 Letter to Jack Krause, President of Vitamin World - Dietary Supplements
June 15, 2015 Letter to Rodney McMullen, CEO of The Kroger Company - Dietary Supplements
June 15, 2015 Letter to Michael George, CEO of QVC Inc - Dietary Supplements
June 15, 2015 Letter to Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN Inc - Dietary Supplements
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