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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 25, 2016 Schakowsky Statement on Drastic EpiPen Price Increase
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People
May 25, 2016 Why We Need to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability
Feb. 9, 2016 Rep. Schakowsky Applauds Prescription Drug Savings Through the Affordable Care Act
Jan. 12, 2016 House Passes "Ounce of Prevention" to Protect Kids
Dec. 10, 2015 Schakowsky Introduces Medicare Fair Drug Pricing Act
Oct. 30, 2015 Letter to William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General and Deborah Feinstein, Director of Federal Trade Commission - Insurance mergers letter to DOJ
July 23, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 985, the Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education, and Promotion Act; H.R. __, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act; and H.R. __, the E-Warranty Act
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
May 17, 2013 Pitts, Schakowsky, Whitfield and Eshoo Introduce Bill to End Doping of Racehorses
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
May 24, 2012 CMS Report Shows Health Care Savings For Seniors Under Obamacare
March 20, 2012 Press Conference by House Democratic Women, on the Affordable Care Act's Benefits for Women
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
March 12, 2011 The Hill - Durbin, Schakowsky Take Aim at Obama's Detente with Drug Industry
March 11, 2011 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Bill Requiring HHS to Negotiate Drug Pricing in Medicare Part D
June 15, 2010 Prescription Drug Donut Hole
March 18, 2010 Women For Health Care Reform
March 17, 2010 Health Care Reform For Seniors
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Emerging Health Care Issues: Follow-On Biologic Drug Competition
May 1, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - The 2009 H1N1 Flu Outbreak And The United States Federal Response
April 30, 2008 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Heparin Disaster: Chinese Counterfeits and American Failures
April 3, 2008 TV Drug Ads Should List FDA Hotline, lawmakers Say
Oct. 15, 2007 Schakowsky Statement on New Medicare Part D Report
Sept. 26, 2007 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 3610, The Food and Drug Import Saftey Act
Sept. 19, 2007 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
June 22, 2007 The Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 19, 2007 Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Passes Schakowsky's Drug Safety Amendment
March 28, 2007 Letter: To Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Commissioner, United States Food and Drug Administration
Jan. 16, 2007 Opportunity Knocks in Turkmenistan: Is Anyone Listening?
Jan. 12, 2007 Schakowsky Allow Medicare to Negotiate Lower Prices for Prescription Drugs
Jan. 12, 2007 Medicare Prescription Druge Price Negotiation Act of 2007
Dec. 14, 2006 Schakowsky, Durbin Join Senirs, Advocates To Call For Medicare Price Negotiation And An End To The Donut-Hole
Sept. 27, 2006 Republicans Pad the Profit Margins of Drug Companies in Flawed Prescription Drug Law
Sept. 25, 2006 Senior Citizens Demand Affordable Drug Coverage on Donut Hole Day
Aug. 15, 2006 Schakowsky Vows to Fill Gap In Coverage Facing Medicare Drug Plan Beneficiaries with Savings Responds to New Report on Part D's Costly
June 28, 2006 Families USA Study Exposes the Weaknesses of Private Prescription Drug Plans
June 27, 2006 Schakowsky, House Democrats, Announce Prescription For Change
June 20, 2006 Seniors Need a Simple, Affordable and Reliable Prescription Drug Benefit
June 9, 2006 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2007
May 15, 2006 Emanuel, Schakowsky, Lipinski, Davis, Durbin Mark Medicare Rx Deadline for Millions of Seniors, Call on Congress to Pass Medicare Prescription...
May 10, 2006 Encouraging All Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries to Review Available Options to Determine Whether Enrollment in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan...
May 8, 2006 Schakowsky Joins Seniors, Advocates, House and Senate Democrats to Call for Drug Benefit Enrollment Deadline Extention
April 27, 2006 Letter to FDA Acting Commissioner Andrew C. von Eschenbach
April 26, 2006 Nineteen Days Until Bush RX Drug Tax Takes Place
March 27, 2006 Legislators, Advocates Commit to Fixing Bush's Part D Disaster
March 14, 2006 Hoyer, Colleagues Call for Extension to Enrollment Period for Medicare Prescription Drug Program
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