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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations
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 10, 2016 King, Colleagues Call for Investigation into One-Size-Fits-All Cancer Medication
March 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak
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. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - On the Urgent Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Protections
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Nov. 18, 2015 House Passes Reform for Regulations Covering New Medical Therapies, Bill Heads to President's Desk
Nov. 2, 2015 Whitehouse: Let's Give States an Incentive to Reduce Inefficient Medicare Spending
Oct. 29, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 27, 2015 Senate Passes Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act
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 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law
Oct. 6, 2015 Sens. Whitehouse and Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Transparency and Performance of Health IT Systems
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
July 30, 2015 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
July 21, 2015 Delegation & Raimondo Announce $250,000 in Federal Funds to Benefit RI Youth with Substance Abuse Disorders
July 20, 2015 Raimondo, Joined by Whitehouse, Launches Statewide Effort to Strengthen Healthcare System for All Rhode Islanders
July 16, 2015 Older Americans Act
May 7, 2015 Udall, Vitter Announce 14 New Bipartisan Cosponsors for Chemical Safety Reform
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 30, 2015 Grassley, Whitehouse Bill Reauthorizes Juvenile Justice Programs with Improved Accountability
April 27, 2015 Udall, Whitehouse, Merkley, Booker Announce Breakthrough Improvements to Landmark Chemical Safety Bill
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs
March 23, 2015 Whitehouse and Reed Announce $168K in Federal Funding for Bradley Hospital
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 17, 2015 Brown, Senators Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill Aimed at Helping to End Breast Cancer By 2020
March 17, 2015 Senators Re-introduce Bipartisan Bill Aimed at Helping to End Breast Cancer by 2020
Feb. 26, 2015 RI Delegation Announces $5.6 Million to Improve Disability Housing Assistance
Feb. 25, 2015 Over 16,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2014
Feb. 24, 2015 Thanking Senator Bill Nelson for His Support of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 23, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse: Let's Lift the Stigma on Addiction and Recovery
Feb. 20, 2015 RI to Receive $10.2 Million to Support Family Health Programs
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
Jan. 26, 2015 New Obama Administration Goals for Medicare Mirror Sen. Whitehouse Recommendations
Jan. 15, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse to Bring Elizabeth Roberts to State of the Union Address
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina Raimondo, Governor-Elect of Rhode Island, Speaker Nick Mattiello, Rhode Island House of Representatives, and Senate President Paiva Weed, Rhode Island Senate - Reform Recommendations
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
Oct. 20, 2014 Bristol's Veterans Home Project Update
Sept. 30, 2014 Providence Receives $3.9M in Federal Funding for Lead Safety
Sept. 24, 2014 Rhode Island Awarded $161K for Study on Expanding Paid Family and Medical Leave
Sept. 19, 2014 Sen. Markey Introduces Legislation to Prepare for Health Impacts of Climate Change
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
Sept. 3, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse & Cicilline Announce $250,000 in ACA Support for Community Health Center in East Providence
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