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Date Title Officials Location
July 21, 2016 Hoyer Attends Briefing on Regional Response to Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Rep. Steny Hoyer Greenbelt, MD
July 21, 2016 Co-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act (HR 3680) Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
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. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Goodlatte Applauds Congressional Action to Combat America's Opioid Crisis Rep. Steny Hoyer 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. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Reconciled Opioid Abuse Package Passes U.S. House of Representatives Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
July 6, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Democratic Conferee's Letter Calling for Adequate Funding in Opioid Package Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, and The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration- Requesting Update on Federal Marijuana Rescheduling Decision Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Call for Affordable Medical Treatment for Opioid Dependency Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Addressing the Nation's Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 26, 2016 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Issues Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Statement on "Cartels and U.S. Heroin Epidemic" Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Cardin: Combatting Heroin Production in Mexico Makes Difference in Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Congress Crafts Opioid Addiction Legislation, but Struggles With Funding Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
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 Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Merkley, Mikulski and Manchin Push For More Action on Opioid Abuse in Senate Spending Bill Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 WMAR - New Federal Effort to Address Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 17, 2016 Baltimore Sun - John Sarbanes Named to Conference Committee Crafting Opioid Bill Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 17, 2016 John Sarbanes Named To Conference Committee Crafting Opioid Bill Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
May 17, 2016 WMAR - New Federal Effort to Address Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2016 Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
May 14, 2016 Capital Gazette - Sarbanes' Naloxone Bill to Combat Opioid Overdoses Passes House Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 13, 2016 Edwards Statement On Passage Of The House Amendment To S. 524, The Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Members from Areas Hard Hit by Drug Crisis Introduce Bill to Provide More Than $1 Billion to Combat Epidemic Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Kennedy Joins House Coalition Pushing for Opioid Response Funding Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Sarbanes Bill to Address Opioid Overdose Epidemic Passes U.S. House of Representatives Rep. John Sarbanes 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. Christopher Van Hollen 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 Sarbanes Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 Energy & Commerce Committee Advances Sarbanes Bill to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Committee Advances 12 Bills to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes 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. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
March 22, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Cummings, Hearing on "American's Heroin and Opioid Abuse Epidemic" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Hoyer Announces Federal Funding for Treatment of Prescription Opioid and Heroin Addiction in the Fifth District Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Cardin Says Senate-Passed Bill to Address Opioid Crisis Praiseworthy but Incomplete Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Mikulski Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
March 8, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2015 Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Mikulski, Hearing on Department of Justice FY17 Budget Request Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Cummings Praises President Obama's Proposal to Address Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Adminstrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Medical Marijuana Research Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Omnibus Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Hoyer Speaks on Panel at the Mental Health Association of Maryland's Conference Rep. Steny Hoyer Annapolis, MD
Oct. 30, 2015 Cardin Calls Two-Year Budget "Progress' Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2015 Sarbanes Announces More Than $4 Million in Federal Grants to Help Combat Opioid Addiction and Substance Abuse in Maryland Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Violence on the Border: Keeping U.S. Personnel Safe Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Cummings Applauds Obama Administration for Awarding Millions in Federal Grants to Fund Heroin Response Strategy Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding to Combat Heroin Trafficking in Washington/Baltimore Region Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking In Washington/Baltimore Region Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2015 Edwards Hosts Roundtable On Drug Overdose In Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Letter to Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, President of the United States Conference of Mayors, and Sallie Clark, President of the National Association of Counties - Naloxone Cost and Access Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Mikulski, Cardin, Cummings Announce More than $815,000 in Federal Funds to Treat Drug Addiction in Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Mikulski, Cardin, Cummings Announce More than $815,000 in Federal Funds to Treat Drug Addiction in Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Mikulski, Cardin, Cummings Announce More than $815,000 in Federal Funds to Treat Drug Addiction in Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Cummings Applauds Maryland AG for Moving Aggressively to Combat Drug Overcharging Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Van Hollen Statement on President Obama's Criminal Justice Reform Initiative Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Letter to John Kickenlooper, Governor of Colorado, Nancy Wyman, Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, and Marty Jackley, Attorney General of South Dakota - Reduction in the Cost of Naloxone Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 MONDAY: Cummings to Speak at Press Conference on Efforts to Combat Heroin Epidemic in Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
June 23, 2015 Senators Seek to Reduce Drug Deaths with Overdose Prevention Act Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 MSNBC "The Ed Show"- Transcript: Baltimore Policing and Freddie Gray Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Van Hollen Discusses Criminal Justice Reform, Failed War on Drugs at Forum on Poverty Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Rx Summit News: Drug Fight 'an American Issue' Rep. Andrew Harris Atlanta, GA
March 24, 2015 Letter to Chairman Ander Crenshaw and Ranking Member Jose E. Serano, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government House Committee on Appropriations - Bipartisan Call to Stop Drug Trafficking Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
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