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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Minority Leader
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter
Birth Date: 02/20/1942
Birth Place: Sheffield, AL
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 19, 2014 Senator McConnell Comments on White House Heroin and Prescription Drugs Summit
May 14, 2014 Hearing of the Senate International Narcotics Control Caucus - Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse
March 12, 2014 Senator McConnell Shares Feedback from Kentucky Heroin Listening Session with Nation's Top Law Enforcement and Public Health Leaders
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - FDA Accountability on its Approval of Powerful Pure Hydrocodone Product
Sept. 10, 2013 McConnell Comments on FDA Label Changes for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opiate Painkillers
April 16, 2013 McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin
April 3, 2013 McConnell Contacts FDA Regarding Prescription Drug Abuse and Efforts to Ensure Safety of Generic Pain Pills
March 27, 2013 McConnell on Passage of Kentucky Hemp Legislation
Dec. 19, 2012 McConnell Discusses Crushable Pain Pill Abuse with Top HHS Official
Oct. 5, 2012 Hardin County Included in HIDTA
Sept. 7, 2012 Hardin County Included in Program to Combat Drug Trafficking and Production
Aug. 29, 2012 McConnell: Drug Czar Includes Hardin County, Kentucky, in Federal Program to Combat Drug Trafficking and Production in the Region
Aug. 2, 2012 McConnell and Drug Czar Meet to Discuss Continued Efforts to Combat Kentucky's Drug Problem
April 27, 2012 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - April 27, 2012
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
July 20, 2011 Senator McConnell Honored by National Association of Drug Court Professionals
March 10, 2011 McConnell Statement on House Prescription Drug Abuse Briefing
Dec. 14, 2009 Climate Change
June 11, 2009 Health Care
June 9, 2009 Health Care
June 3, 2009 Tobacco Regulation
June 14, 2007 Ruth Bell Graham
May 9, 2007 Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2007
April 19, 2007 The Medicare Drug Benefit is Working for Kentucky's Seniors
April 18, 2007 Prescription Drugs
May 9, 2006 Senator McConnell Reminds Seniors Of Deadline To Enroll In Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
Nov. 18, 2005 Senator McConnell's Column On The New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
June 14, 2004 The Wall Street Journal - Noninterference in Burma is Not an Option
Nov. 25, 2003 Senator Mitch McConnell Applauds Passage Of The Bipartisan Medicare Act
Nov. 24, 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003-Conference Report
Nov. 23, 2003 Happy 90th Birthday, Dad
Nov. 17, 2003 Real Medicare Reform is Possible Without Obstructionism
July 24, 2003 Bipartisan Prescription Drug Importation Letter to Medicare Conference Committee Chairmen
July 16, 2003 Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003
July 7, 2003 Patients First Act of 2003 - Motion to Proceed (3)
July 7, 2003 Patients First Act of 2003 - Motion to Proceed (2)
June 27, 2003 Senate GOP Press Conference Re: Passage of Medicare Bill
June 26, 2003 Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003 - Resumed
June 25, 2003 Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003 - Continued
June 16, 2003 Prescription Drugs as Part of Medicare
June 16, 2003 Additional Statements Tribute to Steve Reed
June 15, 2003 CNN Capital Gang - Interview
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