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Sept. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Calling for Budget Anomalies to Address Opioid Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Calling for Budget Anomalies to Address Opioid Epidemic Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2016 Murphy Joins National Association of Broadcasters in Announcing PSA Campaign to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Calling for Budget Anomalies to Address Opioid Epidemic Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2016 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, and Courtney Announce $700,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
Sept. 6, 2016 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, and Courtney Announce $700,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse Rep. John Larson Hartford, CT
Sept. 6, 2016 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, and Courtney Announce $700,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse Rep. Rosa DeLauro Hartford, CT
Sept. 6, 2016 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, and Courtney Announce $700,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke Sen. Christopher Murphy Unknown
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Aug. 29, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds Rite Aid Decision to Offer Naloxone Without Prescription in Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
Aug. 24, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Account for Any Alternatives to the EpiPen Amid Product Cost Increase Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Aug. 8, 2016 Courtney Joins Norwich Police For Ride-Along Rep. Joseph Courtney Norwich, CT
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
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 Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
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 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis Heads to President's Desk Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
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 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Esty Votes in Favor of Compromise Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Courtney Votes For Compromise Opioid Bill While Continuing To Advocate For Emergency Funding Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Courtney Votes For Compromise Opioid Bill While Continuing To Advocate For Emergency Funding Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015 Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Blumenthal Welcomes Obama Administration Actions to Stem the Tide of Opioid Abuse Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Murphy Applauds Obama Administration Action To Expand Access To Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Addiction Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Ahead Of Public Meeting Wednesday, Courtney And Democratic Cara Conferees Call For Addition Of Real Funding To Combat Opioid & Heroin Addiction Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on new Haven Opioid Overdoses Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Murphy Statement on New Haven Public Health Emergency Following 15 Heroin Overdose Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gordon Smith, President and CEO National Association of Broadcasters - Call for National Broadcasters Association to Help Fight Drug Addiction & Stigma Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Murphy Secures Funding for Mental Health & Drug Abuse Programs Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 4, 2016 Journal Inquirer - Tolland Mom Working With Courtney to Help Opioid Addicts Rep. Joseph Courtney Unknown
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Avon Patch - Esty Named To Federal Addiction Committee Rep. Elizabeth Esty Avon, CT
May 17, 2016 Esty, Courtney To Serve On Conference Committee To Negotiate Opioid Addiction Bill Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Esty, Courtney To Serve On Conference Committee To Negotiate Opioid Addiction Bill Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Courtney On House Passage Of Opioid Bills That Does Not Include Any Timely Funding Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Motion to Go to Conference on S. Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Motion to Go to Conference on S. Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Larson: "When It Comes to Our Nation's Health, There Should Be No Half Measures" Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 DeLauro Statement On Opioid Bills Passed In The House Of Representatives Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Esty Moves To Fund Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 House Approves Esty-Knight Amendment To Prevent Opioid Addiction Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Establishing Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Opioid Addiction is A National Emergency Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Larson Hails Committee Passage Of Social Impact Partnership Bill Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Epidemic of Overdose Deaths Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 10, 2016 Nation's Opioid Epidemic Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 6, 2016 Murphy Calls For $240 Million In Emergency Funding To Help Law Enforcement Combat Heroin & Opioid Epidemic Sen. Christopher Murphy Waterbury, CT
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 DeLauro Announces National Take-Back Day Locations In Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro New Haven, CT
April 21, 2016 Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Presents 15 Bills to End Epidemic at First Capitol Hill Press Conference Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
April 20, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Reps. Roybal-Allard, DeLauro Lead Amendment to Regulate Premium Cigars Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Blumenthal Releases Comprehensive Report Calling for Immediate Specific Steps to Reduce Opioid Deaths and Addiction Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
April 13, 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdoses Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
April 11, 2016 DeLauro Holds Forum On Expanding Access To Opioid Treatment Rep. Rosa DeLauro Middletown, CT
March 30, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds FDA Approval of New Label for Medication Abortion Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
March 29, 2016 Murphy Applauds President Obama's New Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis, Calls On Congress To Act Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
March 29, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds President Obama's New Actions to Combat Opiod Epidemic Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
March 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Kay Granger, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and The Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber of the House Appropriations Committee - House Members Urge Full Funding of President Obama's Colombia Aid Reques Rep. James Himes Washington, DC
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 Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 28, 2016 Larson Lobbies for Emergency Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic Rep. John Larson Atlanta, GA
March 24, 2016 Foster, Esty, Clark Lead 102 House Democrats In Calling For Increased Federal Funding To Combat Opioid Epidemic Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 20, 2016 DeLauro holds New Haven discussion, film screening on opioid crisis Rep. Rosa DeLauro Unknown
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Rep. Rosa DeLauro Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on VA to Stop Wasteful Spending on Expensive, Excessive Medications Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Rep. Joseph Courtney Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Rep. James Himes Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Hartford Courant - CDC Releases New Opiate Prescribing Guidelines Rep. Elizabeth Esty Unknown
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Sen. Richard Blumenthal Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Courtney Questions HHS Secretary Burwell On The Lack Of An Emergency Funding Request To Fight Prescription Opioid And Heroin Abuse Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Rep. John Larson Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Blumenthal Statement on CDC's New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Rep. Elizabeth Esty Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Rep. Rosa DeLauro Hartford, CT
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention Sen. Christopher Murphy Hartford, CT
March 11, 2016 Larson Applauds Grant to Combat Opioid Addiction in Connecticut Rep. John Larson Hartford, CT
March 10, 2016 Senate Passes Opioid Legislation, Includes Parts of Esty's Addiction-Prevention Bill Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Murphy Votes for Senate Opioid Bill, Calls for More Funding, Improved Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 As Opioid Epidemic Sweeps Nation, Blumenthal Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 8, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Christopher Murphy Washington, DC
March 8, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Esty Introduces Bill to Prevent Opioid Addiction Rep. Elizabeth Esty Washington, DC
Feb. 29, 2016 Opioid and Heroin Abuse Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2016 Nomination of Robert Califf Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Require Risk Management Strategies for All Prescription Opioids Sen. Richard Blumenthal Unknown
Feb. 11, 2016 "We Are in the Throes of an Epidemic" Rep. John Larson Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Courtney Introduces Bill to Expand Emergency Aid for Growing Opioid and Heroin Crisis Rep. Joseph Courtney Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Blumenthal Applauds President's $1.1 Billion Initiative to Address Opioid Abuse, Heroin Epidemic Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, D.C.
Dec. 21, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on FDA Creation of Dietary Supplement Program Sen. Richard Blumenthal Washington, DC
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