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April 27, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Sen. Collins' Opening Statement on "Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Business Model: The Repercussions for Patients and the Health Care System" Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
April 11, 2016 Senate Special Committee on Aging Calls Business Meeting to Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Valeant CEO Michael Pearson Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Cochran Cosponsors Pain Prevention, Treatment Research Bill Sen. Susan Collins Washington, D.C.
March 11, 2016 Senators Collins, King Announce Over $1.2 Million to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Maine Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
March 10, 2016 Senate Passes the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cosponsored by Senator Collins Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Prescription Opioid Abuse: One of the Foremost Public Health Challenges Facing Our Nation Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Opening Statement of Susan Collins - "Opioid Use Among Seniors: Issues and Emerging Trends" Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Chairman Collins Leads Hearing on National Epidemic of Prescription Opioid Abuse, Underscores key concerns in recent Collins-led bipartisan letter to Secretary Burwell Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2016 To Combat Opioid Epidemic, King, Colleagues Urge FDA to Require Risk Management Strategies for All Prescription Opioids Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Require Risk Management Strategies for All Prescription Opioids Sen. Angus King Unknown
Feb. 12, 2016 At Opioid Roundtable in Bangor, King Announces Bill to Raise Arbitrary Federal Cap Stifling Treatment for People Recovering from Drug Abuse Sen. Angus King Bangor, ME
Feb. 10, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Collins, Hearing on "Do You Know What Is in Your Suitcase? How Drug Traffickers Are Deceiving Seniors to Smuggle Contraband." Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2016 King Calls on Top Intelligence Community Officials to Help Cut Off Flow of Heroin Entering United States Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Feb. 3, 2016 King Urges CVS Health To Make Overdose-Reversing Drug Available Without A Prescription in Maine Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Feb. 2, 2016 King Praises President's Increased Funding to Fight Opioid Abuse Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Jan. 27, 2016 King Attends Senate Hearing on Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Jan. 15, 2016 King, Shaheen Call on Congress to Immediately Pass Emergency Funding Bill to Fight Opioid Epidemic Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Dec. 17, 2015 In Letter to President, King Calls for Increased Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Dec. 8, 2015 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urge to Continue Work to Address Opioid Epidemic Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 King Announces Proposal to Create National Mail-Back Drug Program Sen. Angus King Portland, ME
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2015 Senate Passes King-Backed Bill to Prevent Newborn Opioid Dependency Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Oct. 21, 2015 King Welcomes President's Plan to Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Use Sen. Angus King Washington, D.C.
Oct. 13, 2015 Urging Feds To Block Cuts To Methadone Treatment Payments Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Oct. 5, 2015 King Shines Light on Addiction at Rally on National Mall Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding to Fight Heroin Epidemic Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $400,000 in Federal Funding to Fight Heroin Epidemic Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2015 Collins, King Announce $300,000 in Grant Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis in Rural Maine Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2015 Collins, King Announce $300,000 in Grant Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis in Rural Maine Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Locations for Maine's 2015 Drug Take-Back Day Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2015 Senators Collins, King Announce Locations for Maine's 2015 Drug Take-Back Day Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2015 Collins, King Announce More than $2.2 Million in Federal Grants to Support Drug-Free Communities Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2015 Collins, King Announce More than $2.2 Million in Federal Grants to Support Drug-Free Communities Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2015 Pingree Announces over $1 Million in Federal Drug-Free Communities Support Grants for Southern and Midcoast Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Sept. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Investigation into FDA Decision on Oxycontin Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Pingree-backed bill to address problem of infants struggling with drug Withdrawal Passes U.S. House Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Sept. 8, 2015 Poliquin Announces Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants for Maine Coalitions Rep. Bruce Poliquin Unknown
Aug. 25, 2015 At Opioid Abuse Roundtable in Brewer, King Underscores Importance of Federal Action to Combat Drug-Related Health & Safety Crisis Sen. Angus King Brewer, ME
Aug. 18, 2015 Working To Curb Drug Addiction Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2015 Congresswoman Pingree Applauds Federal Money to Address Heroin Crisis Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
July 20, 2015 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Call for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths Sen. Angus King Unknown
May 5, 2015 Pingree Introduces Bill to Let Consumers Buy Less Expensive Canadian Drugs Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
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. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Zohydro ER Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
July 25, 2013 Lawmakers Seek Relief for Chronically Ill Seniors Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
April 20, 2013 "Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs" Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Ranking Member Hutchison Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 15, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman on the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the Honorable Henry A. Waxman Ranking Member Committee on Energy and Commerce Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 8, 2012 Letter to Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi, Chairman Upton, and Ranking Member Waxman Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 29, 2012 Senate Passes Senator Collins-Backed Provision to Ban Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 22, 2012 Senator Collins' Statement on News that DEA Involved in Colombia Scandal Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 22, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 20, 2012 Bath Salts: National Problem that Requires a National Solution Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 1, 2012 Senator Collins Cosponsors Legislation to Ban Dangerous Synthetic Drug Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2012 Klobuchar, Casey, Collins Offer Amendment to Push Urgent Drug Legislation Forward Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2012 Senator Collins Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Chronic Health Conditions Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2012 Mikulski, Senate And House Leaders, Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Fight Chronic Health Conditions Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2012 Drug Shortages Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 6, 2012 The Troubling Cost of Medicating America's Foster Children Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Nov. 17, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Programs for the Fiscal Year End September 30, 2012, and for Other Purposes Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2011 Senator Collins' Statement on Efforts to Combat Bath Salts Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2011 "Bath Salts Must Be Banned Under Federal Law" Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2011 Senator Collins Joins Fight to Ban Bath Salts Under Federal Law Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2011 Weekly Column - Addressing a Shortage of Critical Drugs Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2011 Senator Collins Calls for Better Oversight of Northern Border Security Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2011 Looking Back on a Successful 2010 Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Jan. 7, 2011 New Law Targets Drug-Smuggling Across Canadian Border Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Jan. 4, 2011 Senator Collins Hails Enactment Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Law Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Dec. 21, 2010 With Recent Report Highlighting Gaps in Northern Border Security: Schumer, Gillibrand, Collins, Owens Announce Passage of Their Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Legislation Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Sept. 24, 2010 Maine's Drug Take-Back Program: A National Model Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
July 10, 2010 Drug Waste and Disposal: When Prescriptions Become Poison Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
June 9, 2010 'Doughnut Hole' Checks on the Way to Medicare Recipients Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
March 12, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3650, Harmful Algal Blooms And Hypoxia Research And Control Amendments Act Of 2010 Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
March 3, 2010 Welch And 61 House Members Introduce Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Bill Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
March 1, 2010 Taking On Prescription Drug Prices Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Dec. 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - Nomination of Grayling G. Williams to be Director, Office of Counternarcotics, DHS and Nomination of Elizabeth M. Harman to be Assistant Administrator, FEMA, DHS Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 23, 2009 Health Care Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
May 13, 2009 Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009--Continued Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 26, 2009 Senators Announce Bipartisan Proposal to Bring Generic Biologic Drugs to Market, Saving Billions in Medicare Costs Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
March 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2007 Senator Collins Cosponsors Bill To Create Clear Pathway For Generic Biologic Drugs Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2007 Senator Collins Works To Increase Access To Affordable And Safe PRescription Drugs Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
July 12, 2006 Senator Collins Suports Legislation to Prevent Customs Officials from Blocking Prescription Drug Imports Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 11, 2006 Letter to The President Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 2, 2006 Senators Bill Nelson, Susan Collins Introduce Bill to Reduce Gap in Medicare Pescription Drug Coverage Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2006 HHS Approves Maine's Plan to Continue Providing Prescription Drugs to Most Vulnerable Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2006 Delegation Backs Maine's Request to Continue Providing Prescription Drugs to Most Vulnerable Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2005 Hearing of Special Committee on Aging - Internet Pharmacy and Drug Importation: Exploring the Risks and Benefits Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
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