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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 12, 2014 Durbin Announces More Than $233,000 in DOJ Funding for Kane County Drug Court Programs Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2014 Kirk Statement on Arrests of Gangster Disciples in Chicago Sen. Mark Kirk Chicago, IL
Aug. 6, 2014 Foster, Joliet Community Leaders Discuss Legislation to Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources for Treatment Rep. Bill Foster Jollet, IL
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Reed Take Action to Help Address Drug Overdoes Epidemic Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
July 31, 2014 Foster, Maloney Introduce Legislation To Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources For Treatment Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Kirk Praises Sanctions on Chinese Drug Traffickers and Encourages Greater Cooperation and Accountability From Chinese Government Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Hultgren Supports Bill Passage to Combat Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Shaheen, Toomey, Sessions Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 23, 2014 Kirk Calls for Chinese Cooperation to Stop Flow of Deadly Synthetic Marijuana Sen. Mark Kirk Chicago, IL
June 19, 2014 Hultgren Commends White House for Targeting Opioid Abuse, Urges Continued Action to Combat Epidemic Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Letter to Cui Tiankai, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States of America - The Flow of Synthetic Marijuana from China into the United States Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
May 30, 2014 Foster Votes To Increase Investment In Science and Heroin Abuse Prevention Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 13, 2014 National Association of REALTORS® Highlights Hultgren's Work Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
May 13, 2014 E-Newsletter: Hultgren Huddle - Coming to a City Near You Rep. Randall Hultgren Unknown
May 8, 2014 Hultgren Submits Heroin Community Action Plan to Energy and Commerce Committee Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
May 5, 2014 E-Newsletter: Hultgren Huddle - Death Tax, Drug Drop Off, STEM Careers and More Rep. Randall Hultgren Unknown
April 25, 2014 Bustos Urges Local Participation In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Tomorrow Rep. Cheri Bustos Unknown
April 23, 2014 Take Back Your Unused Prescription Drugs Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
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 Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
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 Rep. William Enyart Washington, DC
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 Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
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 Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingson, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services of the House Appropriations Committee - Increased Funding To Fight Heroin Abuse Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases, Aboard Ships Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Kirk, Community Leaders Discuss Rising Heroin Abuse, Local Issues in DuPage County Sen. Mark Kirk Lisle, IL
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2014 Heroin Abuse Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2014 Kirk Announces Successful Effort Boosting Federal Funding to Combat Gangs of "National Significance" Sen. Mark Kirk Chicago, IL
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathew Burwell - Review Rule To Regulate The Manufacturing, Sale, And Marketing Of E-Cigarettes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Foster Calls For Increased Resources To Combat Heroin Use Rep. Bill Foster Naperville, IL
Sept. 18, 2013 Subcommittee Examines Role Science Can Play to Reduce Impacts of Methamphetamine Abuse and Addiction Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Aug. 23, 2013 Kirk's Anti-Gang Push Has Suburban Roots Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
Aug. 12, 2013 Durbin Statement on Drug Sentencing Reform Speech by AG Holder Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
July 30, 2013 Nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board -- Continued Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 14, 2013 Plan B Unrestricted by FDA Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
May 17, 2013 Pitts, Schakowsky, Whitfield and Eshoo Introduce Bill to End Doping of Racehorses Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
April 26, 2013 Senators Lautenberg, Durbin, Harkin, and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Stop Tobacco Smuggling, Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes, and Increase Federal Tobacco Taxes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Bill Foster Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Bobby Rush Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Danny Davis Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Mike Quigley Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Luis Gutierrez Unknown
March 22, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Develop Tobacco Warning Labels Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Kirk, Davis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Safe Prescribing Act" Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Kirk, Davis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Safe Prescribing Act" Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2013 Tobacco Control Accomplishment and Tobacco Tax Parity Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 24, 2012 Kirk, Manchin Amendment to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Passes U.S. Senate Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
May 24, 2012 CMS Report Shows Health Care Savings For Seniors Under Obamacare Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Kirk, Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
May 2, 2012 Senators Respond to New Data on Tobacco Tax Loophole Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 4, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
March 21, 2012 Affordable Health Care Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 12, 2012 Durbin: Liquor Sale Cut-Off Should Be Permanent, Late Night Club Scene Still Must Be Addressed Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 9, 2012 Letter to John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rite Aid Pharmacy - Deceptive Marketing Practices Sen. Richard Durbin Hartford, CT
March 8, 2012 Letter to Mr. John T. Standley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rite Aid Pharmacy Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 8, 2012 Senators: Surgeon General's Report on Youth Smoking Epidemic a Call to Action For State and Federal Government Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Sen. Richard Durbin Hartford, CT
March 2, 2012 Durbin: Congress Must Act to Protect Families Across Illinois from Critical Drug Shortages Sen. Richard Durbin Chicago, IL
Feb. 29, 2012 Durbin: Justice Department Should Move Quickly to Appeal US District Court Ruling on Cigarette Warning Labels Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Feb. 10, 2012 Lipinski: President's "Compromise" Fails to Make Any Change to Mandate on Abortion Drugs and Contraception, Rule Still Infringes on Religious Liberty Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Feb. 9, 2012 Rush Introduces Generic Drug Bill to Protect Consumers Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Mark Emmert, President, The National Collegiate Athletic Association Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin, Lautenberg Applaud DOJ Appeal of Ruling That Blocks New Tobacco Warning Labels Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2011 Letter to Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky Backs White House Action to Reduce Drug Shortages Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2011 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Support Pill Mill Crackdown Legislation Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton Rep. Bobby Rush Unknown
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2011 Ranking Member Davis Holds Forum on Imact of Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Adjudication Programs Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Rep. Luis Gutierrez Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
July 29, 2011 Durbin, Cochran Introduce Legislation to Help Organ Transplant Patients Sen. Richard Durbin Washington DC
July 29, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Richard Durbin Washington DC
July 19, 2011 Debt Crises Sen. Richard Durbin Washington DC
June 29, 2011 Fair Sentencing Act Guideline Amendment Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 16, 2011 House Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Drug-Resistant Infections Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
June 16, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 15, 2011 House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat the Rise of Drug-Resistant Infections Rep. John Shimkus Unknown
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 21, 2011 The Hill - Quigley: De-funding Gun Enforcement Puts U.S. at Risk Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
March 12, 2011 The Hill - Durbin, Schakowsky Take Aim at Obama's Detente with Drug Industry Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 11, 2011 Durbin, Schkowsky Introduce Bill Requiring HHS to Negotiate Drug Pricing in Meidcare Part D Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 11, 2011 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Bill Requiring HHS to Negotiate Drug Pricing in Medicare Part D Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 10, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
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