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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
April 27, 2016 Letter to Dr. Collins - Call for Improved Data on Child Participation in NIH Clinical Health Trials
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
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika
March 11, 2016 Senators Collins, King Announce Over $1.2 Million to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Maine
March 10, 2016 King, Colleagues Call for Investigation into One-Size-Fits-All Cancer Medication
March 3, 2016 King Announces More than $5 million to Support Health Centers in Rural Maine
Feb. 29, 2016 King, Durbin Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment
Feb. 22, 2016 To Combat Opioid Epidemic, King, Colleagues Urge FDA to Require Risk Management Strategies for All Prescription Opioids
Feb. 12, 2016 At Opioid Roundtable in Bangor, King Announces Bill to Raise Arbitrary Federal Cap Stifling Treatment for People Recovering from Drug Abuse
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Possible Contributing Factor to Opioid Crisis
Feb. 9, 2016 King Calls on Top Intelligence Community Officials to Help Cut Off Flow of Heroin Entering United States
Feb. 5, 2016 Collins, King, Pingree, Poliquin Urge Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Fix Choice Program, Ensure Maine Veterans Receive Timely Care
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Feb. 5, 2016 King, Colleagues Urge President Obama to Take Robust & Aggressive Actions to Address the Spread of the Zika Virus
Feb. 3, 2016 King Urges CVS Health To Make Overdose-Reversing Drug Available Without A Prescription in Maine
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Help Bring Down Soaring Cost of Prescription Drugs
Feb. 2, 2016 King Presses President Obama to Help Bring Down Soaring Cost of Prescription Drugs
Feb. 2, 2016 King Praises President's Increased Funding to Fight Opioid Abuse
Jan. 27, 2016 King Attends Senate Hearing on Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
Jan. 15, 2016 King, Shaheen Call on Congress to Immediately Pass Emergency Funding Bill to Fight Opioid Epidemic
Dec. 17, 2015 In Letter to President, King Calls for Increased Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic
Dec. 8, 2015 King, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Paid Leave Bill
Dec. 3, 2015 King Opposes Effort to Repeal Affordable Care Act
Nov. 24, 2015 King Announces Proposal to Create National Mail-Back Drug Program
Nov. 17, 2015 Collins, King Announce Nearly $10 Million in Federal Loans to Support Public Health and Safety in Maine Communities
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines
Nov. 5, 2015 Sens. Moran, Collins and King Express Frustration with Ambiguity in VA Report on Continuity of Care
Oct. 29, 2015 Collins, King Sign Letter Urging Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Support ARCH Program
Oct. 22, 2015 Senate Passes King-Backed Bill to Prevent Newborn Opioid Dependency
Oct. 21, 2015 King Welcomes President's Plan to Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Use
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation Of Mental Health Parity Law
Oct. 15, 2015 King Tours Portland Vet Center with VA Official
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law
Sept. 30, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $400,000 for Scientific Research and Training Programs
Sept. 24, 2015 King Opposes Spending Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood
Sept. 23, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $4 Million for Neurologic, Alzheimer's Research
Sept. 23, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $4 Million For Neurologic, Alzheimer's Research
Sept. 22, 2015 King, Wicker Introduce Bill to Help Combat Alzheimer's Disease
Sept. 21, 2015 King Announces Over $5.7 Million to Support Health Centers in Rural Maine
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA Review of Decision to Prescribe OxyContin to Children
Sept. 15, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $5 Million in Funding from the Department of Health and Human Services
Sept. 15, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Locations for Maine's 2015 Drug Take-Back Day
Sept. 14, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Grant Funding for Bates College, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
Sept. 3, 2015 Collins, King Announce $224,999 Grant for Maine Company to Improve Physical Mobility
Sept. 3, 2015 Collins, King Announce $413,020 to Jackson Laboratory for Study of Alcoholism and Addiction
Aug. 31, 2015 In Lewiston, King Celebrates 50 Years of High-Quality, Affordable Health Care Services from Community Health Centers
Aug. 27, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $1.7 Million in Grant Funding from the Department of Health and Human Services
Aug. 13, 2015 Senators Collins, King announce more than $390,000 awarded to Jackson Laboratory
Aug. 13, 2015 At Telehealth Roundtable, King Calls for Increased Investment and Federal Support for Telemedicine
Aug. 3, 2015 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America
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