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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 12, 2016 Whitehouse Releases Statement on Passage of House Opioid Bills
April 12, 2016 House Passes Hatch-Whitehouse Bill to Prevent Illicit Transfer of Prescription Drugs
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability
March 18, 2016 Hatch and Whitehouse's Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act Passes Senate
March 11, 2016 Delegation Announces $650,000 in Federal Funding to Fight Opiate Addiction in Rhode Island
March 9, 2016 Far-Reaching Addiction Bill Clears Final Procedural Hurdle in Senate
Feb. 11, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Clears Judiciary Committee
Jan. 27, 2016 Whitehouse Brings Rhode Islander to Testify Before Judiciary Committee on Addiction Crisis
Nov. 4, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse Supporting Bill to Improve Treatment for Pregnant Women and Moms with Substance Use Disorders
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention
Oct. 1, 2015 Senators Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
Sept. 8, 2015 Raimondo, Reed & Whitehouse Announce $3.76 Million to Confront RI Drug Overdose Epidemic
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction
July 21, 2015 Delegation & Raimondo Announce $250,000 in Federal Funds to Benefit RI Youth with Substance Abuse Disorders
July 9, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Offer Amendment to Support Recovery Support Services to Students
April 29, 2015 Whitehouse Fighting to Help RIers Combat Addiction
Feb. 23, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse: Let's Lift the Stigma on Addiction and Recovery
Feb. 18, 2015 Rhode Islanders Discuss Whitehouse Bill to Combat Drug Addiction & Support Recovery
Feb. 13, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Renew Push to Combat Drug Addiction and Support Americans in Recovery
Feb. 12, 2015 Senators Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Streamline Drug Development Process and Protect Patient Access to Medications
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Opioid Abuse
Dec. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - More Needs to be Done to Address Heroin Epidemic
Dec. 12, 2014 Senate Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Consumers from Steroids
Dec. 2, 2014 Senators Host Bipartisan Forum on "Collateral Consequences" of Addiction
Sept. 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 17, 2014 Klobuchar, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Combat Drug Addiction and Support Recovering Addicts
Sept. 17, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Drug Addiction and Support Recovering Addicts
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Brings Rhode Island Guest to Criminal Justice Event at White House
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
April 29, 2014 Roll Call - Breaking the Cycles of Addiction and Recidivism
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 11, 2014 Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Steroids
Sept. 17, 2013 RI Congressional Delegation announces $949,593 in Federal Funding to Support Drug-Free Communities in Rhode Island
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Ranking Member Hutchison
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
March 29, 2012 Senators Portman, Whitehouse and Representative Rogers Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
March 22, 2012 Health Care
Dec. 7, 2011 Thousands of RI Seniors Benefitting from "Doughnut Hole" Fix
Oct. 12, 2011 Thousands of RI Seniors Benefitting from "Doughnut Hole" Fix
Aug. 15, 2011 Thousands of RI Seniors Benefitting from "Doughnut Hole" Fix
July 19, 2011 Whitehouse Holds Hearing on Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts
June 13, 2011 Feinstein, Schumer, Whitehouse Report Calls for Stronger U.S. Response to Firearms Trafficking to Mexico
May 19, 2011 Secretary Sebelius, Senate Dems Reveal: Despite False Republican Claims, Extreme House Budget Would Force Seniors Currently Enrolled In Medicare To Pay More For Health Care And Prescription Drugs On Day One
June 17, 2010 Op-Ed - Climbing Out of the Doughnut Hole
June 14, 2010 Whitehouse Highlights Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in Visit with Pawtucket Seniors
Jan. 8, 2010 Warwick Beacon - Closing the Medicare 'Doughnut Hole'
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
Aug. 6, 2009 Health Care Reform
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