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Nick Rahall II's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Nick Joe Rahall II
Office: U.S. House (WV) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary May 13, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melinda; 3 Children: Rebecca, Nick Joe III, Suzanne Nicole
Birth Date: 05/20/1949
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Beckley, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 22, 2014 Rahall Urges Federal Officials for More Resources to Fight Rx Drug Abuse West Virginia
April 21, 2014 Rahall to Convene Roundtable Discussion with Federal Officials on W.Va.'s Rx Drug Abuse Epidemic
July 31, 2013 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Federal Funding for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services in West Virginia
July 31, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Federal Funding for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services in West Virginia
July 29, 2013 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Funding to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Program in West Virginia
May 3, 2013 Rahall: Successful Drug Courts Cost Effective in Substance Abuse Fight
April 26, 2013 Rahall: Drug Take Back Day is an Opportunity for West Virginians to Take Part in Fight Against Rx Drug Abuse
April 12, 2013 Rahall Tells House: Mingo County Sheriff Crum Strengthens Resolve to Fight Drug Abuse
March 15, 2013 Rahall Introduces Bill to Promote Abuse-Deterrent Painkillers
Feb. 19, 2013 Rahall Lauds Community Service as Key for Today's Youth
Feb. 14, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Reintroduce Legislation to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
Feb. 5, 2013 Rahall Meets with Law Enforcement Representatives
Jan. 10, 2013 Rahall and Rogers Continue Efforts to Fight Drug Abuse
Sept. 13, 2012 Manchin, Rahall, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in Southern W.Va.
Aug. 1, 2012 Prescription Drug Abuse
July 19, 2012 Rahall: Federal Legislation Needed to Rein in Prescription Pill Abuse; Drug Makers, FDA Must Participate in Solutions
June 20, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
June 20, 2012 Rahall Supports FDA Reform, Calls for Stronger Measures to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
April 26, 2012 Rahall: "Ground Zero" for Rx Pill Abuse is Home Medicine Cabinet
April 6, 2012 Rahall to Attend National Summit on Prescription Drug Abuse
March 21, 2012 Rahall Calls on W.Va. Drug Task Forces to Advance Agenda at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit
March 7, 2012 Hearing of the Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - The Prescription Drug Epidemic in America
Feb. 17, 2012 Rahall Report: Turning the Table on Prescription Drug Abuse
Dec. 13, 2011 In Support of the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act and the Synthetic Drug Control Act
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Sept. 27, 2011 Rahall: Clear Strategy Needed to Sustain Region's Battle with Prescription Pill Abuse
Sept. 16, 2011 Rahall Wants FDA in Fight Against Prescription Pill Abuse
June 7, 2011 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce $25K to Fight Drug Abuse in Communities Across West Virginia
May 27, 2011 Summit of Hope
May 17, 2011 Rahall Introduces Legislation to Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse
May 12, 2011 Rahall Calls for Summit on Prescription Drug Abuse
Feb. 24, 2011 Letter To R. GIl Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Feb. 24, 2011 Letter to R. Gil Kerlikowske, DIrector, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Oct. 27, 2010 Rahall Asks Seniors To Doublecheck Prescription Drug Benefit
June 10, 2010 Rahall: $250 Down Payment to Help Fill "Donut Hole" in Seniors Medicare Drug Program
Oct. 2, 2009 Rahall Co-Sponsors The Pharmaceutical Market Access And Drug Safety Act Of 2009
Oct. 18, 2008 Register-Herald - Rahall Wants More Input on Drug Testing Miners
July 30, 2008 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Aug. 24, 2007 Making Prescription Drugs Affordable
Feb. 7, 2007 Rahall Supports Legislation To Clean Up Meth Labs
May 26, 2006 Rahall Calls On Attorney General To Hold Huntington Summit To Combat Drug Abuse
May 5, 2006 Rahall Calls on Administration to Extend Medicare Part D Deadline
June 8, 2005 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
May 18, 2005 COPS Program Under Attack
Oct. 11, 2004 Embrace Drug Reimportation
Sept. 17, 2004 Health Care Check-ups and Paying For It
July 16, 2004 Helping West Virginians Get Affordable Medicine They Need
Filling Medicare's Donut Hole for Our Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Prescription Drug Abuse
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