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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
July 14, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic
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
May 26, 2016 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Issues Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Statement on "Cartels and U.S. Heroin Epidemic"
May 26, 2016 Cardin: Combatting Heroin Production in Mexico Makes Difference in Maryland
March 10, 2016 Cardin Says Senate-Passed Bill to Address Opioid Crisis Praiseworthy but Incomplete
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 Omnibus Legislation
Oct. 30, 2015 Cardin Calls Two-Year Budget "Progress'
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region
July 27, 2015 Mikulski, Cardin, Cummings Announce More than $815,000 in Federal Funds to Treat Drug Addiction in Maryland
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
May 15, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
Oct. 19, 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
Jan. 4, 2011 Cardin Promises to Protect Maryland Seniors from Efforts to Take Away New Health Care Benefits
Aug. 12, 2010 Senator Cardin Supports Border Security Legislation
July 28, 2010 Cardin Applauds Passage of Bill to Reduce Disparities in Sentencing for Equivalent Drugs
March 24, 2010 Cardin Calls for Scientific Study to Determine Extent of Link Between Antidepressant Use by Combat Troops and Military Suicide Rate
March 12, 2010 Cardin Applauds Judiciary Committee for Moving Closer to Sentencing Equity
Nov. 21, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Motion To Proceed
Nov. 5, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Crime And Drugs Of The Senate Committee On The Judiciary - "The First Line Of Defense: Reducing Recidivism At The Local Level"
Oct. 15, 2009 Cardin Sponsors Bill To Eliminate Sentencing Disparity Between Crack And Powder Cocaine
Aug. 7, 2009 We Need To Study The Use Of Anti-Depressants Among Combat Troops
Aug. 3, 2009 We Need To Study The Use Of Anti-Depressants Among Combat Troops
July 22, 2009 Cardin Amendment to Defense Authorization Mandates the Study of Anti-Depressant Drug Use, Rising Suicide Rate Among Combat Troops
July 21, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
June 17, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Justice Department
June 12, 2009 Cardin Hails Senate Passage of Bill to Give FDA Power to Regulate Tobacco
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security
April 29, 2009 Cardin Calls for an End to Racial Disparity in Drug Sentencing Guidelines
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
March 17, 2009 Senator Cardin Calls Mexican Drug Cartels a Threat to U.S. Homeland Security
March 16, 2009 Public Lands, Drug Cartels, and Small Business
June 19, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
June 12, 2008 Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed
April 24, 2008 Letter to Herb Kohl and Robert Bennett, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, Re: Additional Funding to Eradicate Emerald Ash Borer and Other In
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding
Dec. 18, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Executive Branch Nominations
Sept. 25, 2007 Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Nominations
Jan. 4, 2007 Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill To Fix Medicare Part D, Bring Down Costs Of Rx Drugs
Sept. 7, 2006 Cardin Effort to Lower Drug Costs for Military Families Moves Forward
Aug. 24, 2006 Cardin Denounces Medicare Part D Computer Errors That Jeopardize Drug Coverage
May 15, 2006 On Medicare Part D Deadline Day, Ben Cardin Calls on President Bush to Eliminate Lifelong Penalties
May 10, 2006 Encouraging All Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries to Review Available Options to Determine Whether Enrollment in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan...
May 3, 2006 Cardin Calls for Extension of May 15 Medicare Part D Deadline - Penalty Adds Insult to Injury for Seniors
Jan. 31, 2006 Cardin Critical Of President's Health Care Proposals In SOTU Address
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