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

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Fixing our Broken Health Care System
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
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals
July 22, 2014 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction
July 17, 2014 The Fight Against ALS
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
June 30, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 13, 2014 Whitehouse, Warren Introduce Measure to Help Families Struggling with Medical Debt
June 11, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
April 1, 2014 House Passes Children's Hospital Funding Bill
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization
March 24, 2014 Nearly 14,000 RIers Benefitted from Obamacare's Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Fix in 2013
March 6, 2014 Portman-Whitehouse Prison Reform Bill Approved by Judiciary Committee
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Harkin, Whitehouse, Eshoo, and Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
March 4, 2014 Whitehouse, Eshoo, Lance Applaud Development of Pancreatic Cancer Research Framework
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse to Chair EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Complete Comprehensive Human Health Study on Keystone Pipeline
Feb. 11, 2014 Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Steroids
Feb. 11, 2014 Statements on Introduces Bills and Join Resolutions
Feb. 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on CVS Announcement on Tobacco
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Federal Spending Deal
Dec. 16, 2013 Whitehouse Hosts Meeting with National Coalition to Highlight Rhode Island Leadership on Advanced Illness Care
Dec. 10, 2013 Obamacare Will Help 172,000 Rhode Islanders Gain Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits
Dec. 2, 2013 Whitehouse & RI Health Care Stakeholders Highlight how Health Reforms are Improving Quality of Care and Lowering Spending
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 14, 2013 U.S. Senate Passes Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Senate Panel Approves Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Bill
Sept. 18, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Improve Mental Health Care
July 11, 2013 Rockerfeller, Whitehouse, Franken, Capps Introduce Bill to Encourage Low-Incom Health Clinics to Adopt Electronic Health Records
June 3, 2013 Letter to the Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Consumers Purchasing Sunscreens
May 7, 2013 Sens. Whitehouse and Heller Reintroduce Bill to End Breast Cancer by 2020
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 29, 2013 Whitehouse Statement on New EPA Motor Vehicle Standard
March 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act Anniversary
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Jan. 28, 2013 Health Care Costs
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Sept. 19, 2012 Senate Panel Approves Whitehouse Recalcitrant Cancer Research Bill
Sept. 11, 2012 The Huffington Post - Health Information Technology: Paving the Way to Improved Patient Care
Aug. 2, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 25, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 10, 2012 Whitehouse Holds Roundtable Discussion to Announce Legislation to Battle Breast Cancer
June 27, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act--Motion to Proceed
June 13, 2012 Brown University Professor Testifies
May 29, 2012 Whitehouse Holds Official Senate Field Briefing in Providence on Asthma Prevention
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