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Joe Manchin III's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Joe Manchin III
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Heather, Joseph IV, Brooke
Birth Date: 08/24/1947
Birth Place: Farmington, WV
Home City: Fairmont, WV
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
March 24, 2014 Blog: Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Leading the Fight to Win the War on the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
March 13, 2014 Manchin Introduces Bill to Ban Zohydro Over FDA Approval
March 13, 2014 Manchin Confronts FDA Approval of Zohydro and Pay-to-Play Scheme with FDA Commissioner Hamburg Prior to Committee Hearing
March 10, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius - Manchin Urges HHS Secretary to Reverse Approval of Zohydro
Oct. 28, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Efforts to Combat Substance Abuse
July 31, 2013 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Federal Funding for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services in West Virginia
May 10, 2013 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Time for the FDA to Stop Stalling on Pain Killers
May 10, 2013 Letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Fight to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
April 26, 2013 Manchin Encourages West Virginians to Participate in 6th National Drug Take Back Day
March 22, 2013 Manchin Introduces Six Amendments to Include in 2014 Budget
March 20, 2013 Kirk, Davis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Safe Prescribing Act"
March 20, 2013 Sens. Manchin and Kirk Join Reps. Buchanan and Markey to Introduction "Safe Prescribing Act"
March 20, 2013 Rockefeller and Manchin Proud to Be Original Co-Sponsors of Safe Prescribing Act
March 20, 2013 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
Feb. 14, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Reintroduce Legislation to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
Jan. 25, 2013 New York Times - F.D.A. Likely to Add Limits on Painkillers
Jan. 25, 2013 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Prioritizing Based on West Virginia Values
Jan. 25, 2013 Manchin Thanks FDA Committee on Vote to Place Tighter Controls on Addictive Drug
Jan. 25, 2013 Manchin Fights to Prevent Prescription Druge Abuse
Oct. 28, 2012 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Ending Prescription Drug Abuse One Story at a Time
Oct. 11, 2012 Manchin Keeps Up the Fight on Prescription Drug Abuse
Sept. 27, 2012 Manchin Encourages West Virginians to Participate in 5th National Drug Take Back Day
Sept. 13, 2012 Manchin, Rahall, Rockefeller Announce Funding for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in Southern W.Va.
June 27, 2012 Manchin Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse, Student Loans and Energy Needs in Latest Installment of "Manchin's Mailbox'
June 21, 2012 Manchin: "I Don't Know How We Can Ignore Prescription Drug Abuse Much Longer'
June 19, 2012 The New York Times - Lobbying Effort is Said to Sink New Controls on Painkillers
June 14, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 25, 2012 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Working Together to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
May 24, 2012 Manchin Thanks Senate Colleagues for Unanimous Support of Bill to Help Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 23, 2012 Kirk, Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
May 23, 2012 Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
April 11, 2012 Manchin Applauds Focus on Prescription Drug Abuse at National Summit
March 22, 2012 Manchin: Drug Abuse Hearing Bringing Attention to Misuse and Addiction Problems
Oct. 27, 2011 WTRF - Manchin: Drug Abuse Detrimental to State's Workforce
Oct. 26, 2011 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Support Pill Mill Crackdown Legislation
Oct. 20, 2011 Agricultural, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Sept. 29, 2011 Rockefeller and Manchin Call for Naming October as National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Aug. 15, 2011 Manchin, Rockefeller Announce $141,670 in Funding to Combat Drug Activity, Support Law Enforcement in West Va.
June 20, 2011 Manchin Applauds New Federal Aid to Help Mercer, Putnam Counties Fight Rampant Drug Abuse
June 6, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Michele Leonhart, Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
May 6, 2011 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Finding Commonsense Solutions
May 2, 2011 Manchin Wraps Up "Commonsense Solutions" Week with Coffee and Common Sense in Kingwood, Grafton
April 27, 2011 Manchin Unveils 3-Point Plan to Combat Substance Abuse
April 21, 2011 Manchin to Kick Off 'Commonsense Solutions' Week
Feb. 20, 2011 Manchin Acts to Preserve Drug Monitoring Program That Helps Keep Illegal Substances Out of West Virginia, Other States
Jan. 13, 2010 2010 State of the State Address
July 17, 2009 WVRx Drug Program Continues to Deliver Quality to Health Care
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