Senator Ed Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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8/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage 7/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, United States Drug Enforcement Administration - Calling for Stricter Limits on Opioid Pills 7/14/16 Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in DEA Quotas for Prescription Opioid Painkillers 7/14/16 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 7/14/16 Senators Markey and Rubio Introduce Resolution Calling for Cooperation to Stop Trafficking of Illicit Fentanyl from Overseas 7/13/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report-- 7/13/16 Markey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 7/13/16 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 7/12/16 Senators Markey and Paul Praise Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment in Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 7/08/16 Senator Markey Seeks Information About Impact of Opioids on Women 7/06/16 Markey Statement on Federal, Congressional Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis 6/27/16 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice- Investigate Purdue Pharma, L.P. 6/23/16 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, and The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration- Requesting Update on Federal Marijuana Rescheduling Decision 6/01/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment 5/27/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission- Prevent the Spread of False Information About OxyContin 5/12/16 Opioid Crisis 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - On the System and Process for Ensuring Safety of Opioid Painkillers 3/29/16 Markey Commends Obama Administration Efforts to Expand Treatment and Education for Opioid Addiction 3/16/16 Senators Markey and Paul Legislation to Expand Opioid Treatment Passes Key Senate Health Committee 3/08/16 Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2015 3/07/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 3/02/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 2/24/16 Markey: Until There is Reform At FDA, the Opioid Addiction and Overdose Crisis Will Continue 2/22/16 Nomination of Robert Califf 2/11/16 Nomination of Robert Califf 2/11/16 Markey, Senate Democrats Demand Passage Of Emergency Funding To Tackle Prescription Opioid And Heroin Crisis 2/04/16 Markey on New FDA Opioids Action Plan: Not Enough to Protect Americans from Prescription Opioid Epidemic 2/02/16 Markey: Smart Funding from Obama Administration for Treatment of Prescription Drug and Heroin Addiction 2/02/16 Prescription Drug Addiction 1/25/16 Senator Markey Announces Hold on FDA Chief Nominee Citing Concerns with Agency's Failures on Opioid Painkiller Approvals 12/22/15 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs 12/21/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Adminstrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Medical Marijuana Research 12/18/15 Markey Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus and Tax Legislation 11/10/15 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines 11/04/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran's Affairs - Opioids epidemic 10/29/15 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention 10/21/15 New Mass. Opioid Overdose Data Underscores Need for Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Epidemic, Says Senator Markey 10/15/15 Markey Applauds Governor Baker's Substance Use Legislation 10/05/15 Markey Applauds Historic New Surgeon General Report on Substance Abuse 9/09/15 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Investigation into FDA Decision on Oxycontin 9/01/15 Warren, Markey, Keating, Kennedy Announce $400k In Federal Substance Abuse Grants For Fall River 8/07/15 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction 7/28/15 Markey Praises DEA Reinstatement of Prescription Drug Take-Back Days 7/22/15 Markey Calls for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths 7/07/15 New CDC Data on Heroin Epidemic Demands Urgent Action Says Senator Markey 6/22/15 Markey Commends Governor Baker, AG Healey on Opioid Working Group Recommendations 5/27/15 Sens. Paul, Markey Introduce Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction 5/21/15 New Markey Legislation Would Greatly Expand Access to Addiction Treatment and Recovery Services for Prescription Drug and Heroin Addiction 5/20/15 Markey Launches Prevention Efforts for Prescription Drug and Heroin Epidemic 5/19/15 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Efforts to Address the Opioid Epidemic

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