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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic
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Aug. 9, 2016 Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products
Aug. 9, 2016 Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products
Aug. 5, 2016 After Effort from Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Nolan, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Withdraw Proposal That Would Have Resulted in $40 Million Cut to Minnesota Hospitals
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. 4, 2016 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Request Update on DEA Efforts to Monitor Controlled Substances Prescribers
Aug. 3, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Announce CDC Funding for Zika Fight
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
July 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Justice for Veterans Living With PTSD
July 20, 2016 Klobuchar Bill to Increase Job Opportunities for Veterans Passes Congress, Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
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 On Day Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Passes Senate, Klobuchar Introduces New Bill to Require Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Before Prescribing Powerful Painkillers
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
July 6, 2016 Cloture Motion
July 6, 2016 Letter to Margaret Chan, M.D., Director-General of the World Health Organization - Senate Effort to Press World Health Organization to Address Spread of Yellow Fever
July 1, 2016 Sens. Collins, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Expand Training and Support Services for Families and Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation
June 28, 2016 CPSC and IKEA Announce a Recall to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths from Tip-overs of Malm Dresser
June 24, 2016 Klobuchar Statement on Inspector General's Report on Opioids
June 21, 2016 Lee, Klobuchar Hold Antitrust Subcommittee Hearing on CREATES Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Address Rising Prescription Drug Prices
June 20, 2016 Klobuchar, Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape and Wait Times for Veterans Scheduling Appointments at VA Medical Facilities
June 17, 2016 Twin Cities Pioneer Press - Klobuchar, Botticelli: Missed Opportunities to Save Lives in Fight Against Opioid Addiction
June 14, 2016 Economists Praise Sen. Lee's Drug Cost Reduction Bill
June 13, 2016 Letter to Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray - Urging Senate Help Committee to Focus on Access to Care, Reducing High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients With Chronic Diseases
June 9, 2016 Casey, Klobuchar, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Protecting Children From Tipping Furniture
June 9, 2016 Klobuchar, Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Children From Tipping Furniture
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
June 3, 2016 MPR - Prince's Death Another Loss in a Decades-Long Opioid Overdose Epidemic
June 1, 2016 Park Rapids Enterprise - Congress to Address Epidemic Opiate, Heroin Abuse on a National Level
May 31, 2016 Letter to Mr. Vasami - Calling on the Window Covering Manufacturers Association to Implement Strongest Possible Child Safety Protections
May 27, 2016 Post-Bulletin - Mayo Chosen as Biobank Site, Gets $142 Million
May 26, 2016 After Efforts From Klobuchar, Franken, and Walz, $142 Million National Institutes of Health Grant Awarded to the Mayo Clinic's Biobank
May 25, 2016 Klobuchar Testifies Before Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee to Urge Passage of Her Bipartisan Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
May 24, 2016 Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp, Baldwin Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
May 24, 2016 Waseca County News - Honoring Our Fallen Heroes, Respecting Our Veterans
May 24, 2016 Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
May 20, 2016 Letter to Inspector General Levinson - Urging the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General to Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Waste From Single Use Vial Drugs
May 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Federak Waste From One-Size-Fits-All Drug Vials
May 19, 2016 KVRR - Mother Using Daughter's Death to Fight Opiate Addiction
May 17, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Support Emergency Funding to Help Stem Spread of Zika Virus
May 17, 2016 Klobuchar Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Establish National Cancer Registry for Firefighters
May 13, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce New Funding for Miner Safety and Health Training in Minnesota
May 10, 2016 Letter to Chairman Kaye - Klobuchar, Schakowsky, Casey Urge the Consumer Product Safety Commission to Take Action to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths From Tip-Overs of IKEA Malm Dresser
May 9, 2016 FOX News - We Can't Let Burn Pits Become the New Agent Orange
May 7, 2016 Northlands News Center - Sen. Klobuchar Addresses Growing Heroin and Opioid Crisis
May 4, 2016 After Calls for Action From Klobuchar, Takata Prepares to Further Expand National Recall of Defective Air Bags
May 3, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urging the Administration to Allow Minnesota to Continue to Use State's Medicaid Home and Community-based Services Policy
April 28, 2016 Klobuchar Takes to Senate Floor to Call for Immediate Action to Combat the Zika Virus
April 28, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
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