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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
Aug. 2, 2016 RI to Receive $200K to Fight Zika Virus
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 15, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects
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
June 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Sec. of the Dept. of Health & Human Services; the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Sec. of the Dept. of Labor; the Hon. Jacob J. Lew, Sec. of the Dept. of Treasury - Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit
June 9, 2016 U.S. Senate Advances Measure to Boost Funding for Medical Research, Public Libraries, and Opioid Abuse Prevention
June 8, 2016 Congress Sends Reed-backed Toxic Chemical Safety Reform Bill to President Obama
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense- Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
May 17, 2016 Reed Helps Advance $1.1 Billion to Combat Zika, Says More Funds Needed
May 17, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
May 13, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services and Robert Califf, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes Regulations
May 11, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products
May 6, 2016 RI Health Centers Receive Nearly $3 Million to Expand Services
May 2, 2016 Reed Meets with Federal & RI Health Leaders for Zika Preparedness Summit
April 28, 2016 Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities
April 27, 2016 Letter to Dr. Collins - Call for Improved Data on Child Participation in NIH Clinical Health Trials
April 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water
April 20, 2016 Senate Democrats Introduce "True LEADership Act" to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More in America's Crumbling Water Infrastructure
April 19, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations
April 12, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on DEpartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - End the Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research
March 11, 2016 Delegation Announces $650,000 in Federal Funding to Fight Opiate Addiction in Rhode Island
March 10, 2016 Collins, Reed Introduce Bill to Improve Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Formula
March 10, 2016 Reed Supports Senate Passage of Anti-Heroin Bill
March 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak
Feb. 26, 2016 Reed Helps Bridge Partisan Divide to Aid Flint & Aging State Water Systems
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Call to Strengthen Lead Exposure Standard in Public Housing
Feb. 11, 2016 Reed Questions Federal Health Officials on Zika Preparedness & Response
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Possible Contributing Factor to Opioid Crisis
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Combat Spread of Zika Virus
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Help Bring Down Soaring Cost of Prescription Drugs
Jan. 7, 2016 Reed Seeks to Extend Mental Health First Aid Training in RI & Nationwide
Dec. 26, 2015 Reed Increases Federal Resources to Confront Heroin Crisis & Overcome Barriers to Treatment and Recovery
Dec. 24, 2015 President Signs Reed-backed Bill to Improve Access to Bone Marrow & Cord Blood Treatments and Transplants
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 17, 2015 Cord Blood and Bone Marrow Bill Co-Sponsors Applaud House Passage, Urge President to Sign
Dec. 3, 2015 Delegation Announces $18.2 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements in Rhode Island
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Concerning Tobacco Product Regulation
Oct. 20, 2015 Reed Announces $1 Million to Hire Providers & Expand Health Care Access at Thundermist Health Center in Woonsocket
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation Of Mental Health Parity Law
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law
Oct. 15, 2015 New $2 Million Federal Grant to Fund Major Lyme Disease Prevention Study in RI
Oct. 14, 2015 RIC Wins Major Federal Grant to Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Break Through Barriers to Higher Education
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