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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
July 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate- Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill
June 16, 2016 Durbin Introduces Legislation to Prevent Prescription Opioid Addiction
June 10, 2016 Durbin Announces New Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic
June 9, 2016 Durbin: Senate Committee Approves Study of One-Size-Fits-All Cancer Medication that Costs Patients & Taxpayers Billions
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment
May 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Federak Waste From One-Size-Fits-All Drug Vials
May 11, 2016 Durbin Calls On Nation's Medical Community To Curb Over Prescription Of Opioids
May 6, 2016 Durbin Discusses Initiatives To Address Opioid Crisis With DuPage County Leaders
April 28, 2016 Grassley-Durbin Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act Expands Bipartisan Support
April 14, 2016 Letter to Steve Ubl, President and CEO of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America - Pharmaceutical Industry Has A Responsibility In Curtailing Opioid Overdose Epidemic
March 24, 2016 Durbin Discusses Bill to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed
Feb. 29, 2016 Durbin Introduces Bill To Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid
Feb. 29, 2016 As Senate Begins Debate On Legislation To Combat Opioid & Heroin Abuse, Durbin & King Introduce Bill To Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid
Feb. 11, 2016 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation to Combat Opioid & Heroin Abuse
Feb. 9, 2016 Durbin Applauds Public and Private Sector Commitment to Combating Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic
Dec. 21, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on FDA Creation of Dietary Supplement Program
Dec. 4, 2015 Durbin, Lake County Community Leaders Discuss Initiatives to Combat Heroin Epidemic
Oct. 30, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention
Oct. 5, 2015 Durbin Discusses Landmark Sentencing Reform Legislation
Oct. 1, 2015 Senators Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
Oct. 1, 2015 Sentencing Reform
Sept. 18, 2015 Durbin: HHS Awarded Clay County $100,000 Federal Grant as Part of Pilot Program to Reduce Opiod Overdose in Rural Communities
Sept. 3, 2015 Durbin: Illinois Awarded $917,000 in Federal Funding to Strike Back at Prescription Drug Overdose Epidemic
Aug. 7, 2015 Durbin Discusses Legislation To Combat Heroin 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
Aug. 3, 2015 Durbin Discusses Importance Of Modernizing Federal Drug Sentencing Policy
July 1, 2015 Durbin Discusses Legislation To Combat Heroin Epidemic
June 23, 2015 Senators Seek to Reduce Drug Deaths with Overdose Prevention Act
April 14, 2015 Durbin, Blumenthal 'Troubled' By FDA Inaction On Mislabeled Supplements
March 26, 2015 Reed, Durbin Applaud New Initiative to Strike Back at Growing Heroin Epidemic
March 26, 2015 Durbin, Reed Applaud New Initiative To Strike Back At Growing Heroin Epidemic
March 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - OxyPro Safety
March 17, 2015 Durbin, Feinstein, Blumenthal To FDA: Use Existing Authority To Protect Consumers From Contaminated Dietary Supplement
Feb. 23, 2015 Durbin, Public Health Organizations Mark 25th Anniversary Of Smoke-Free Commercial Flights
Feb. 13, 2015 Booker Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce the Smarter Sentencing Act
Feb. 12, 2015 Markey Joins Senators to Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
Feb. 11, 2015 Reed, Durbin, Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes
Feb. 9, 2015 Durbin Votes To Confirm Michael Botticelli As Director Of The Office Of National Drug Control Policy
Feb. 2, 2015 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
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
Sept. 19, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $2.7 Million in DOJ Funding to Support Illinois Drug-Free Communities
Sept. 15, 2014 RELEASE: Lee & Durbin: According to CBO, Smarter Sentencing Bill Would Reduce Prison Costs by More Than $4 Billion
Sept. 12, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $233,000 in DOJ Funding for Kane County Drug Court Programs
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Reed Take Action to Help Address Drug Overdoes Epidemic
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Shaheen, Toomey, Sessions Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
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