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Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Call for Temporary Protected Status for People From Nations Stricken by Ebola Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Call for Temporary Protected Status for People From Nations Stricken by Ebola Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Call for Temporary Protected Status for People From Nations Stricken by Ebola Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2016 Legislative Program Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2016 Oversight Committee to Hold Hearing on EpiPen Price Increases Rep. Elijah Cummings 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. Elijah Cummings 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. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Vote on Zika Funding Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2016 Legislative Program Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Concern for EpiPen Price Explosion Impact on Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2016 Cardin Underscores Importance of Addiction Treatment Services at The Baltimore Station, Helping Up Mission Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Aug. 31, 2016 Hoyer: Announcement that Funds to Address Zika Crisis Running Out Ought to Provoke Congress to Act Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 25, 2016 Cummings Criticizes Mylan's "Discount" for EpiPens Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy & Commerce and the Honorable Frank Pallone, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy & Commerce - Request for Hearing on EpiPen Price Hike Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Aug. 25, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Dramatic EpiPen Price Increase Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2016 Hoyer: As Zika Virus Spreads, Congress Must Act on Senate Compromise As Soon As Possible Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Aug. 15, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on Relocation of Compensation and Pension Exams at Ft. Meade Rep. John Sarbanes Towson, MD
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika Sen. Benjamin Cardin 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. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 29, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Zika Virus in Florida Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 21, 2016 Co-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act (HR 3680) Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
July 20, 2016 House, Senate Bills Aim to Remove Barriers to Marijuana Research Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children Rep. Elijah Cummings Newark, NJ
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children Sen. Benjamin Cardin Newark, NJ
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Newark, NJ
July 15, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 15, 2016 Hoyer Meets with Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Van Hollen Joins Bennet, Rubio, McCaul, Butterfield, Duffy to Introduce RACE for Children Act to Boost Pediatric Cancer Research Rep. Christopher Van Hollen 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. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Zika Virus Funding Bill Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funding to Connect Children in Rural Areas with Specialized Medical Services Sen. Barbara Mikulski Unknown
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 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Ruppersberger Urges VA to Advance New Outpatient Clinic in East Baltimore County Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Timonium, MD
July 11, 2016 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Funding to Connect Children in Rural Areas with Specialized Medical Services Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
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 Veterans, Consumer Organizations Show Support for Delaney Legislation to Protect Veterans Credit Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service - Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service - Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Delaney Files Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Credit Scores of Veterans Rep. John Delaney Unknown
June 28, 2016 Vice Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on Republican VA-Military Construction and Zika Conference Report Cloture Vote Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Cardin Calls for Clean Vote on Emergency Funding for Zika Virus Response Sen. Benjamin Cardin Unknown
June 28, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016--Conference Report Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Hoyer: Partisan Zika Bill is A Failure to Lead 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 22, 2016 Letter to Senate and House Conferees - Murphy Renews Push For Full Emergency Zika Funding As Florida Surpasses 200 Cases Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Vice Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on Republican Conference Agreement Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to Senate and House Conferees - Murphy Renews Push For Full Emergency Zika Funding As Florida Surpasses 200 Cases Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 21, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Zika Discharge Petition Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 House, Senate Bills Aim To Remove Barriers To Marijuana Research Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Hearing of the Space Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, "Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations: Options for Monitoring, Diagnosing, and Treating Former Astronauts"- Edwards Opening Statement Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Mikulski Statement at Military Construction-Veterans Affairs and Zika Conference Meeting 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
June 13, 2016 Delaney Introduces Amendment to Defense Bill to Increase Funding for Fisher House Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Mikulski Announces Increased NIH Funding to Support Health Research, Innovation and Jobs in FY17 Spending Bill Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Edwards Statement On H.R. 4775, Ozone Standards Implementation Act Of 2016 Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Democratic Leaders Introduce Resolution to Disband Republicans' Select Panel to Attack Women's Health Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense - Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Hoyer, Van Hollen Op-Ed: House Panel Attacking Women's Health Puts Md. Lives At Risk Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 1, 2016 Mikulski Announces FY17 Spending Bill Makes Important Investments in the Health and Well-Being of Our Men and Women in Uniform and their Families Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 30, 2016 Sarbanes Statement to Commemorate Memorial Day Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
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 Addressing the Nation's Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 26, 2016 Cardin: Combatting Heroin Production in Mexico Makes Difference in Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Relating to Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Promoting Minority Health Awareness and Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2016 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on TSCA Modernization Vote Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Ruppersberger Requests Apology from VA Secretary McDonald for "Insensitive" Comparison Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Disapproving A Rule Submitted By The Department Of Labor Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Republicans' Dishonest Legislation to Undo Clean Water Protections Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Pelosi, Hoyer, and Pallone Joint Statement on Introduction of the Toxic Substances Control Act Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Mikulski Continues Fight to Support Health and Well-Being of Women Veterans in Senate Passed FY17 Spending Bill Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Mikulski Announces Increased Funds in FY17 Funding Bill for FDA to Protect Food, Drug and Medical Device Safety in America Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 Letter to Inspector General Levinson - Urging the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General to Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Waste From Single Use Vial Drugs Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Regarding Staff Report Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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 20, 2016 Mikulski Announces Senate Passage of THUD Spending Bill Which Makes Important Investments and Reforms for Housing and Lead Paint Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Congress Crafts Opioid Addiction Legislation, but Struggles With Funding Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 19, 2016 Merkley, Mikulski and Manchin Push For More Action on Opioid Abuse in Senate Spending Bill Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 Zika Response Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on NDAA and Zika Response Appropriations Act Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
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