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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
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
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. 29, 2016 Durbin Introduces 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 Sentencing Reform
Oct. 1, 2015 Senators Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
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 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction
Aug. 7, 2015 Durbin Discusses Legislation To Combat Heroin Epidemic
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
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
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