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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
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
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. 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
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 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization
April 1, 2014 House Passes Children's Hospital Funding Bill
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 U.S. Senate Passes Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Bill
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
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
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