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Dec. 13, 2016 Shaheen on 21st Century Cures Act Being Signed Into Law: "Help is on the Way for Those on the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic" Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2016 Shaheen Applauds Senate Passage of 21st Century Cures Act, $1 Billion in Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic Now Heads to President Obama's Desk Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2016 Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic Announces New Republican Co-Chair Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Call for Passage of Foster Care Reforms Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 Shaheen Applauds House Passage of 21st Century Cures Legislation With Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2016 Continuing Resolution Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 25, 2016 Shaheen Lauds Progress to Include Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Legislation Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Provide Funding to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, the Honorable Harry Reid, Democratic Leader of the U.S. Senate, the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Call to Increase Government Funding to Help Address the Heroin and Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Nov. 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate - Call for Funding to Combat Drug Epidemic Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2016 Shaheen Statement on the Surgeon General's Comprehensive Report on Addiction Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2016 Kuster Applauds Release of Addiction Report by U.S. Surgeon General Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Addiction Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Oct. 28, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Federal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force Report Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Oct. 27, 2016 FACT CHECK: Guinta Misleads Voters about his Record Combating the Opioid Crisis Rep. Carol Shea-Porter Rochester, NH
Oct. 26, 2016 Governor Hassan and Executive Council Approve Funding for Substance Misuse Recovery Services Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Oct. 25, 2016 FACT CHECK: In New Ad, Ayotte Attempts to Cover Up Record of Siding with Big Pharma, Voting to Kick 50,000 Granite Staters Off Their Health Insurance Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Oct. 20, 2016 Kuster Promotes Addiction Recovery through Health Accounts Act Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2016 PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Maggie Hassan Visits Milford Rotary Club to Discuss Priorities She Will Take to U.S. Senate Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Unknown
Oct. 14, 2016 Maggie for NH Statement on Governor Maggie Hassan's Victory in Jack Heath Radio Debate Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Manchester, NH
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expanded Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage to Combat Opioid Crisis Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President, International Narcotics Control Board - Take Action to Regulate Fentanyl Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Regulations Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President of the Intl. Narcotics Control Board - Call on UN to Take Action to Regulate Precursor Chemicals of Fentanyl Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Oct. 12, 2016 Governor Hassan Issues Executive Order Establishing Drug Overdose Fatality Review Committee Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Oct. 11, 2016 Fire Fighters Back Congresswoman Annie Kuster for Re-Election Rep. Ann Kuster Concord, NH
Sept. 30, 2016 The Conway Daily Sun - Ayotte and Hassan Spar in First Debate Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Conway, NH
Sept. 22, 2016 Shaheen on Senate Floor: "We Need to Fund CARA" to Address the Opioid Epidemic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2016 Shaheen Statement on the Lack of Opioid Funding in the Stop-gap Government Funding Measure Introduced by Republican Leadership Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2016 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2016 Governor Hassan and Executive Council Approve Contracts to Expand Substance Misuse Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women, to Support Safe Stations Initiative, to Provide Family Support Services Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Sept. 14, 2016 Getting Our Work Done Sen. Jeanne Shaheen 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. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2016 Governor Maggie Hassan Outlines Steps She Will Take As A U.S. Senator To Combat The Heroin And Opioid Epidemic Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Nashua, NH
Sept. 8, 2016 Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Improve Opioid Prescription Safety Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Sept. 2, 2016 Shaheen Applauds Announcement of Approximately $1.5 Million in Grants to Address Youth Substance Abuse in New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Manchester, NH
Sept. 2, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on New FDA Opioid Labeling Requirement Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Sept. 1, 2016 Kuster Applauds USDA Pilot Program to Provide Transitional Housing in New Hampshire for People in Recovery Rep. Ann Kuster Concord, NH
Sept. 1, 2016 New Hampshire Selected by U.S. Department of Agriculture for Pilot Projects to Provide Transitional Housing for People in Recovery from Substance Use Disorder Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Sept. 1, 2016 Shaheen-Hosted Discussion with Agriculture Secretary Results in 10 New Transitional Housing Units for New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Manchester, NH
Aug. 31, 2016 Shaheen Statement on New FDA Labeling Requirement for Opioid, Benzodiazepine Medications Aimed to Reverse Opioid Abuse Epidemic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Manchester, NH
Aug. 17, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Announcement of Additional Federal Funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Aug. 15, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Two-Year Anniversary of Coverage Beginning Under New Hampshire Health Protection Program Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
Aug. 11, 2016 Letter to Frank Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau - Capito, Shaheen Urge National Guard to Allocate Funding Based on State Overdose Rates Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Aug. 10, 2016 At Safe Harbor Recovery Center, Shaheen Calls for Additional Resources to Combat the Opioid Crisis Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Portsmouth, NH
Aug. 2, 2016 New Hampshire Substance Abuse Recovery Advocates and Law Enforcement Decry Disgusting Heroin Ad By Kelly Ayotte's Washington Allies Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
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. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2016 Maggie for NH Statement on Disgusting New Ad By Ayotte's Washington Republican Colleagues Politicizing Heroin and Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
July 26, 2016 Governor Hassan Participates in Farnum North Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Franklin, NH
July 22, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Signing of Shaheen-Sponsored Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Manchester, NH
July 15, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs NGA Compact with Fellow Governors to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Des Moines, IA
July 14, 2016 Senator Shaheen, Senate Democratic Caucus Decry Congressional Inaction on Critical Issues Ahead of Long Senate Recess Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Des Moines Register - Help Us Respond to Opioid Epidemic Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Unknown
July 14, 2016 Murray, Wyden, Leahy, Shaheen Continue Work on Opioid Epidemic, Introduce Legislation to Fund Needed Treatment & Recovery Efforts Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Congresswoman Kuster Introduces Bill to Help Veterans Suffering from Opioid Dependency and Chronic Pain Rep. Ann Kuster 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. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Governor Hassan and Executive Council Approve New Initiatives to Help Connect People to Substance Misuse Treatment, Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
July 13, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs NGA Compact with Fellow Governors to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
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. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Passage of Shaheen-Sponsored Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Passage of CARA by U.S. Congress Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
July 7, 2016 Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) Announces the Implementation of His Bill H.R. 4499, the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Kuster Applauds Passage of Bill to Strengthen Mental Health Resources Rep. Ann Kuster Unknown
July 6, 2016 Kuster Statement on White House Action to Help Curb Opioid Addiction Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Congresswoman Kuster Statement on CARA Conference Committee Final Report Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on New White House Rule on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
July 5, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on June Revenue Report Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Executive Council Approval of Contract to Expand Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 29, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Bipartisan Executive Council Vote to Approve Police Standards and Training Council and NAMI Contract Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 28, 2016 Kuster Announces Legislation in Honor of Local Granite Stater to Improve Opioid Prescribing Safety Rep. Ann Kuster Concord, NH
June 24, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bill Providing Funding to Police Standards and Training Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 24, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Bill Providing $5 Million for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Programs and Supportive Housing Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Manchester, NH
June 21, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Bill Strengthening Drug and Alcohol Education Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, The Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader, The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Urging Congress to Provide Sufficient Federal Resources to States for Combating the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 21, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bill to Strengthen the Child Protection Act Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 16, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 As Congress Finalizes Response to Opioid Epidemic, Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Shaheen Resolution Calling For More Funding Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expand Operation Granite Hammer Statewide Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 16, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Signing Bill to Continue Streamlining Access to Substance Use Treatment Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 15, 2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Executive Council Approval of Contract to Recruit Health Care Workers to New Hampshire Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 15, 2016 Kuster Meets with White House Officials to Urge Action on Opioid Crisis Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Shaheen Attends White House Meeting on Opioid and Heroin Crisis, Access to Treatment Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 New Hampshire Union Leader - NH Ranks Third in U.S. Drug Deaths Rep. Ann Kuster Unknown
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. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bipartisan Bill Establishing Statewide Drug Court Program Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 10, 2016 Governor Hassan Signs Bill Allowing More Substance Misuse Counselors to Practice in New Hampshire Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 10, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bill to Continue Strengthening Rainy Day Fund Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 7, 2016 Statement from Governor Hassan on Signing Bipartisan Drug Take-Back Bill Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 7, 2016 Shaheen Responds to Funding Levels for Opioid Crisis in Labor, HHS Appropriations Bill Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Signing Bipartisan Legislation Requiring Updated Prescribing Rules for Opioids Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 2, 2016 Governor Hassan Calls for Path Forward on Funds to Support Law Enforcement in Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 2, 2016 Governor Hassan Applauds Legislative Leadership for Calling Special Session on Operation Granite Hammer Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 1, 2016 Governor Hassan Condemns House Rejection of Funds to Support Law Enforcement in Opioid Crisis Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 1, 2016 Kuster Hosts Opioid Regional Briefing during Visit to TRAILS Program in Claremont Rep. Ann Kuster Claremont, NH
June 1, 2016 Governor and Council Approve Funds for Statewide Substance Misuse Treatment and Behavioral Health Services Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
June 1, 2016 Governor Hassan's Statement on Passage of Additional Resources for Substance Misuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Sen. Margaret Wood Hassan Concord, NH
May 26, 2016 Kuster Calls on House Leadership to Cancel Recess and Allow a Vote on Opioid Prevention Funding Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Kuster Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Mental Health Services Rep. Ann Kuster Washington, DC
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