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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandra; 2 Children: Molly, Alexander
Birth Date: 10/20/1955
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Newport, RI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
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
July 24, 2009 Letter to the Senate Finance Committee
June 17, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Justice Department
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee - To Consider The Nominations Of Jeffrey Feltman To Be Assistant Secretary Of State For Near Eastern Affairs; Robert Orris Blake To Be Assistant Secretary of State For South Asian Affairs
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Jan. 16, 2009 Whitehouse Cosponsors Plan to Help Seniors Cover Gap in Prescription Drug Coverage
Feb. 6, 2008 Drug Agency Announces Progress on New E-Prescribing Rules
Dec. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
Oct. 4, 2007 Departments of Commerce and Justice and Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
April 18, 2007 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act Of 2007--Motion To Proceed
Aug. 23, 2006 Press Release: At Warren Cookout, Whitehouse Calls for Prescription Drug Reform
May 15, 2006 Whitehouse: Republican Congress Let Time Run Out on Drug Coverage for Seniors Who Need It Most
Feb. 21, 2006 U.S. Senate Candidate Sheldon Whitehouse Details Prescription Drug Reform Plan
Jan. 1, 1 Whitehouse Calls for Congressional Investigation Into Price-Gouging and Influence-Peddling by the Pharmaceutical Industry
Jan. 1, 1 Sheldon Whitehouse Calls for Medicare Prescription Drug Reform
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