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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Health and Wellness
Issue Position: Seniors
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
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
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases, Aboard Ships
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathew Burwell - Review Rule To Regulate The Manufacturing, Sale, And Marketing Of E-Cigarettes
Aug. 12, 2013 Durbin Statement on Drug Sentencing Reform Speech by AG Holder
July 30, 2013 Nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board -- Continued
April 26, 2013 Senators Lautenberg, Durbin, Harkin, and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Stop Tobacco Smuggling, Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes, and Increase Federal Tobacco Taxes
March 22, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Develop Tobacco Warning Labels
Feb. 4, 2013 Tobacco Control Accomplishment and Tobacco Tax Parity Act
May 2, 2012 Senators Respond to New Data on Tobacco Tax Loophole
April 4, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration
March 21, 2012 Affordable Health Care Act
March 12, 2012 Durbin: Liquor Sale Cut-Off Should Be Permanent, Late Night Club Scene Still Must Be Addressed
March 9, 2012 Letter to John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rite Aid Pharmacy - Deceptive Marketing Practices
March 8, 2012 Senators: Surgeon General's Report on Youth Smoking Epidemic a Call to Action For State and Federal Government
March 8, 2012 Letter to Mr. John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rite Aid Pharmacy
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration
March 2, 2012 Durbin: Congress Must Act to Protect Families Across Illinois from Critical Drug Shortages
Feb. 29, 2012 Durbin: Justice Department Should Move Quickly to Appeal US District Court Ruling on Cigarette Warning Labels
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Mark Emmert, President, The National Collegiate Athletic Association
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin, Lautenberg Applaud DOJ Appeal of Ruling That Blocks New Tobacco Warning Labels
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 18, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
July 29, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 29, 2011 Durbin, Cochran Introduce Legislation to Help Organ Transplant Patients
July 19, 2011 Debt Crises
June 29, 2011 Fair Sentencing Act Guideline Amendment
March 11, 2011 Durbin, Schkowsky Introduce Bill Requiring HHS to Negotiate Drug Pricing in Meidcare Part D
March 10, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 1, 2011 Affordable Care Act
Jan. 18, 2011 Durbin: Repeal of Healthcare Reform Would Have Devastating Impact on Illinois
Jan. 18, 2011 Durbin: $1.2 Billion in Prescription Drug Savings for Illinois Seniors in Jeopardy
Jan. 3, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker-elect, United States House of Representatives
Aug. 3, 2010 President Obama Signs Durbin's Fair Sentencing Act Into Law
July 28, 2010 Durbin's Fair Sentencing Act Passed By House, Sent To President For Signature
July 13, 2010 Bi-Partisan Group of Lawmakers Team Up to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
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