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Date Title Officials Location
May 21, 2015 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Subcommittee Unanimously Approves TSCA Modernization Act Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy - H.R. __, TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Committee Releases Bipartisan TSCA Modernization Act, Markup This Week Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity, Certainty on Biosimilar Drug Approval Process Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Executive Session Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Durbin Introduces Bill To Improve Healthcare Services At Local Jails Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Durbin Meets With Northwestern President To Discuss Funding For Biomedical, Scientific Breakthroughs Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 21, 2015 Hultgren Supports House-Passed Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Kinzinger, Capps Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Veterans Find Jobs Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Senators Urge FDA to Reject "Legally Defective" And "Factually Unjustified" Application for Modified, Inaccurate Warning-Label on Swedish Match's Tobacco Snuff Products Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Durbin Introduces Bill To Strengthen Youth Sports Concussion Safety Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Letter to Mitch Zeller, Director, Center for Tobacco Products - Swedish Match's Tobacco Snuff Warning-Label Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
April 15, 2015 60th Anniversary Of Polio Vaccine Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senate and House Lawmakers From Across the Country Introduce Critical Reauthorization of James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 #SubEnvEcon Passes the Litmus Test with TSCA Modernization Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Kinzinger Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Protecting Illinois Nursing Programs Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 The State of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 The State of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on Vitamin Shoppe, VitaCost Decision to Stop Selling Supplements Containing Amphetamine-Like Stimulants Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement on New Study Highlighting Dangers Posed by Ineffective Regulation of Supplement Industry Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 7, 2015 Subcommittee to Review Bipartisan Draft of the TSCA Modernization Act Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
March 31, 2015 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives: Medical Device Tax Repeal Rep. Mike Bost Unknown
March 31, 2015 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives: Medical Device Tax Repeal Rep. Robert Dold Unknown
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Brown Introduces Bill to Address Nationwide Shortage of Nurses Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Durbin, Reed Applaud New Initiative To Strike Back At Growing Heroin Epidemic Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research Rep. Cheri Bustos Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority Aids Initiative Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Letter to John Culberson, Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, Subcommittee - Missing Alzheimers Patients Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Boxer, Brown, Schakowsky Introduce Bill to Address Nationwide Shortage of Nurses Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Boxer, Brown, Schakowsky Introduce Bill to Address Nationwide Shortage of Nurses Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Dold, Perry, 18 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Children Suffering from Epilepsy Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Letter to John Culberson, Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, Subcommittee - Missing Alzheimers Patients Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Letter to Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Peter Visclosky of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funds for Orthopaedic Research Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
March 24, 2015 Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Senator Dick Durbin, and Senator Bill Nelson Hold Press Conference on Bill to Protect Children from Detergent Packet Poisoning Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Durbin Calls For Increased Funding For Breakthrough Biomedical Research At The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Rally Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Health Care Research Funding Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Senators Urge HHS To Strengthen, Finalize Tobacco Deeming Regulations To Protect Children Against Harmful E-Cigarettes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Before Meeting With Illinois MS Society, Durbin Calls For A Renewed Commitment To Biomedical Research On The Senate Floor Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Markey, Durbin Introduce Bill To Help American Workers, Families Avoid Asbestos Exposure Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Durbin Introduces Bill To Help American Workers, Families Avoid Asbestos Exposure Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Durbin, Baldwin Introduce Expansion Of VA Caregiver Program That Could Help Thousands More Veterans And Their Families Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Capps, Burgess Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Women's Access to Maternity Health Care Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
March 3, 2015 Durbin, Democrats: Additional Measures Needed To Help Pregnant Women Get Health Care Coverage Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Durbin Meets With The National Healthy Start Association Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Duckworth Diary: February 27, 2015 Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
Feb. 26, 2015 Durbin, Speier Introduce Bill To Address Rising Number Of Poisonings In Children Due To Laundry Detergent Packets Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Introduces Bill to Protect Children from Detergent Packet Poisoning Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Choice Card Program Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
Feb. 25, 2015 25th Anniversary Of The Airline Smoking Ban Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2015 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Error-Filled Tax Forms Rep. Peter Roskam Unknown
Feb. 18, 2015 Cassidy Introduces Bill To Help Veterans Gain EMT Licenses Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2015 Duckworth Diary: February 17, 2015 Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
Feb. 17, 2015 Congresswoman Duckworth Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Recognizing the Importance of Vaccinations and Immunizations Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
Feb. 13, 2015 Congressman Jolly Introduces Legislation for Suicide Prevention Rep. Danny Davis Seminole, FL
Feb. 12, 2015 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and the Research & Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Can Americans Trust the Privacy and Security of Their Information on HealthCare.gov? Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Durbin Joins Murray, DeLauro, To Introduce Healthy Families Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Markey Joins Senators to Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Congresswoman Duckworth's Statement on President's Signature of Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
Feb. 11, 2015 Kinzinger, Pascrell Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Healthcare Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Reed, Durbin, Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Congresswoman Kelly Visits Roseland Community Hospital's New Mobile Dental Van Rep. Robin Kelly Unknown
Feb. 10, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Chair Dr. Robin Kelly Recognizes National Children's Dental Health Month Rep. Robin Kelly Unknown
Feb. 10, 2015 Durbin Announces A More Than $27.3 Million Investment In Chicagoland Health Care Programs, Community Health Centers Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2015 Schakowsky Statement on the Measles Outbreak Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Vaccinations Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 American Cures Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Bipartisan Veterans Suicide Prevention Legislation Introduced by Duckworth Passes Senate and is Headed to President's Desk for Signature Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 Bustos Applauds President For Protecting Social Security In His Budget Proposal Rep. Cheri Bustos Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Quigley, Lee, Heck Introduce Bipartisan National Blood Donor Month Resolution Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Roskam, Davis Reintroduce Legislation to Combat Superbugs, Reinvigorate Antibiotics Pipeline Rep. Peter Roskam Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Congresswoman Kelly Introduces the Action for Dental Health Act of 2015 Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Senators Introduce Medical Innovation Act to Increase Federal Investments in Research Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Blog: Frontlines to Lifelines Sen. Mark Kirk Unknown
Jan. 28, 2015 Kirk Introduces Bipartisan Bill Improving Health Care and Providing Jobs for Veterans Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2015 Durbin Introduces Legislation To Preserve America's Global Leadership By Investing In Breaktrough Biomedical Research Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
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