or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Public Statements

Date Title Officials Location
Aug. 21, 2014 Schumer: DEA Approval of Fed Intervention is Critical to Rein In Epidemic of Abuse & Preserve Appropriate Patient Access Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Senator Calls on FDA to Investigate Current Situation, Proactively Address Drug Shortages Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Looming Shortage of Doxycycline, Used to Treat Lyme Disease Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to Michael Botticelli, National Director of Drug Control Policy - Drug Trafficking Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Reed Take Action to Help Address Drug Overdoes Epidemic Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
July 31, 2014 Foster, Maloney Introduce Legislation To Combat Heroin Abuse, Increase Resources For Treatment Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 Slaughter Responds to FDA's Six-Month Review of Voluntary Guidance on Antibiotics in Agriculture Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Markup of H.R. 4411, H.R. 4640, H.Res. 435, H.R. 4653, H.R. 2283, and H.Res. 562 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Schumer: We Must Provide Money & Intel To Help Chautauqua Battle Heroin Scourge Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
May 30, 2014 Engel Remarks on Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 House Adopts Heroin Amendment Introduced By Congressman Gibson Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Heroin Usage Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 27, 2014 Lowey Co-Sponsors Bill to Combat Heroin Overdoses, Calls for Increased Efforts to Stem NY Heroin Epidemic Rep. Nita Lowey Cortlandt, NY
May 20, 2014 Letter to Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office - Assessment of Efforts to Curb Gun Trafficking in Mexico Rep. Eliot Engel Unknown
May 9, 2014 Engel & Salmon Offer Legislation to Review Drug Policy in the Western Hemisphere Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 25, 2014 Maloney Urges Hudson Valley to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday Rep. Sean Maloney Unknown
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
April 23, 2014 Congressman Engel Urges Bronx, Westchester Residents to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
March 18, 2014 A.G. Schneiderman, Congressman Higgins, and I-STOP Allies Call on the Federal Government to Rescind FDA Approval of Dangerous Opiod Zohydro ER Rep. Brian Higgins New York, NY
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces $145,000 for Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Program in White Plains Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
March 5, 2014 Schumer Calls for First Statewide Heroin Database - Lack of Information Hinders NY Law Enforcement's Ability to Combat Heroin Crisis: Drugstat Will Allow Local Cops, Hospitals, and Toxicologists to Track Crimes and Overdose Patterns Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 3, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Overturn Confounding FDA Decision Allowing New Super-drug to Hit Market without Protections to Prevent Abuse Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 28, 2014 Higgins Reports Progress on Efforts to Change the Way Addictive Painkillers are Prescribed Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Feb. 12, 2014 Tonko Hosts Niskayuna Community Action Program in Washington Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy - Making Duchess County a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 21, 2013 Schumer: Drug Buyback Programs Reduce Crime, Safely Dispose of Dangerous Drugs & Save Lives Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 18, 2013 Schumer: Drug Buyback Programs Safely Dispose of Dangerous Drugs, Eliminate Easy- Access to Unused Meds & Save Lives Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 23, 2013 With Three People Recently Killed in NYC by Overdose: Schumer Pushes New Plan to Curtail Use of Increasingly Dangerous and Popular Club Drug "Molly" - Immediate Steps would Increase Enforcement and Make It Harder to Manufacturer and Obtain Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 16, 2013 Schumer: Across Capital Region, Prescription Drug Abuse is Up & Criminals Are Stealing Rx Drugs During Home Burglaries; Urges DEA to Cut Red Tape That Now Prevents Pharmacies & Communities From Hosting Drug Take-Back Events, And to Ad Extra Incentive By Funding Buyback Programs Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 10, 2013 Schumer Announces FDA Has Heeded His Call to Issue New Labeling Requirements for Opiates - Move Will Help Combat the Alarming Trend of Babies Born Addicted to Prescription Drugs or Other Opiates Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 9, 2013 Rep. Engel Announces Grants for Reducing Youth Substance Abuse Rep. Eliot Engel Unknown
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - DEA Surveillance Allegations Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
June 12, 2013 Letter to Nancy Simpher, Chancellor of NYU, and Laura Anglin, President of CICU - Study Drugs Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 30, 2013 Schumer: Key to Stopping Growing Heroin Use in the Rochester Region is Stopping Original Use of Over-Prescribed Painkillers Sen. Charles Schumer Rochester, NY
April 29, 2013 Schumer: Key to Stopping Growing Heroin Use in the Capital Region is Stopping Original Use of Over- Prescribed Painkillers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 23, 2013 Owens Introduces "Cody Miller Initiative for Safer Prescriptions Act" Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. José Serrano Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
April 12, 2013 Rep. Grimm Urges FDA to Rule Against Allowing Generic OxyContin to Hit the Market Tuesday Without Abuse-Deterrent Properties Rep. Michael Grimm Washington, DC
April 3, 2013 Schumer: Key to Stopping Growing Heroin Use in the Hudson Valley is Stopping Original Use of Over-Prescribed Painkillers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 25, 2013 Schumer Says FDA Should Require Generic Versions Of Addictive Pain Killers To Have Same Protections As Branded Versions Sen. Charles Schumer New York, NY
Feb. 15, 2013 Schumer and Obama Administration Officials Announce First-Of-Its-Kind "Compstat-Like" Database of Deadly Rx-Related Crimes - Law Enforcement Says New Tool Will Help Combat Violent Rx-Drug Robberies Taking Place Across New York Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Jan. 31, 2013 Higgins Says Testimony by WNY Families Moved FDA Panel to Recommend Changes in the Way Addictive Painkillers are Prescribed Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Jan. 30, 2013 Schumer Urges FDA to Tighten Control of Hydrocodone, Among Most Highly Abused & Widely Prescribed Drugs in Upstate NY - Rx Painkillers Have Caused More Deaths Than Cocaine, Heroine Combined Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 5, 2012 Schumer-Legislation to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Signed into Law - Plan Will Combat Growing Rx Drug Abust Scourge in Upstate NY that Led to Over 12,800 Reported Rx Abuse Cases Last Year Alone Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 28, 2012 Rep. Grimm Calls for Participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Rep. Michael Grimm Staten Island, NY
Sept. 26, 2012 Schumer Legislation to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Passes Congress -- Plan Will Combat Growing Rx Drug Abuse Scourge in Upstate NY that Led to Over 12,800 Report Rx Abuse Cases Last Year Alone Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 18, 2012 Rangel: Welcome Home Jason Puracal Rep. Charles Rangel New York, NY
Aug. 23, 2012 Rep. Engel: $193,032 Grant Fights Underage Drinkin Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
July 18, 2012 Schumer, Joined at Senate Hearing by Buffalo Rx Drug Advocate Avi Israel, Secure Endorsement from DEA Official to Make Hydrocodone a Schedule II Drug - Major Step Towards Cracking Down on Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 17, 2012 US Rep Steve Israel Renews Call for Protections against Counterfeit Drugs Following FBI Bust Rep. Steve Israel Huntington, NY
July 16, 2012 Schumer Invites WNY Prescription Drug Advocate to Testify at Senate Hearing -- Brings Buffalo Voice to National Prescription Drug Epidemic Conversation Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 12, 2012 New York State's I-Stop Law Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
July 9, 2012 Schumer Legislation Banning Bath Salts and 29 Other Deadly Synthetic Substances Signed Into Law Today by President Obama Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 2, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 29, 2012 Rangel Response to Iranian VP Rahimi's Speech Rep. Charles Rangel New York, NY
June 27, 2012 Schumer Legislation Banning Bath Salts, Synthetic Marijuana and 9 Other Deadly Synthetic Substances Passes Congress; Life-Saving Measure Now Headed to President's Desk for Signature Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 12, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
June 11, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, M.D. Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 11, 2012 Letter to Pamela S. Hyde Administrator Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 8, 2012 Letter to Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi, Chairman Upton, and Ranking Member Waxman Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 31, 2012 Letter to Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services - Insurance Policies and Oral Chemotherapy Medications Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Gillibrand Introduces Cody Miller Initiative for Safer Prescriptions Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Kirk, Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Kirk, Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 23, 2012 Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 20, 2012 With 14 Lifesaving Cancer Drugs in Short Supply and Over 100 Drug Shortages This Year Alone, Gillibrand, Parents, and Doctors Urge Congress to Pass Legislation This Week Providing Relief for Sick Patients, Children Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
May 8, 2012 Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
March 30, 2012 Serrano Questions ONDCP Rep. José Serrano Unknown
March 16, 2012 Schumer Secures Federal Funding in Fight to Combat "Drugged Driving' -- Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Narcotics Like Oxycontin; Investment will Allow Police to Identify Drugged Drivers and Save Lives Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 12, 2012 Schumer: Stores Across Buffalo are Openly Peddling Marijuana - Like, Dangerous Knock-Off Drug - Pushes Legislation to Keep Drug-Like Products Out of Kids' Hands and Get Them Off the Shelves Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 8, 2012 Schumer Bill to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis Clears Key Senate Committee - Legislation Would Combat Growing RX Drug Abuse Scourge in Upstate NY that Led to Over 12,800 Reported RX Abuse Cases During 2011 Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 7, 2012 Schumer Bill to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis to Clear Key Senate Committee this Week - Legislation Would Combat Growing Rx Drug Abuse Scourge in Upstate NY that Led to Over 12,800 Reported Rx Abuse Cases During 2011 Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 6, 2012 Letter to Mr. Thomas Hadfield, CEO Breathable Foods, Inc. Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 1, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Holder and DEA Administrator Leonhart Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 22, 2012 Following Succesful Middletown Gang Raids that Resulted in 23 Arrests... Schumer: Witness Intimidation Could Bungle Upcoming Trials & Set Recently-Arrested Hudson Valley Gang Members Free - Pushes Legislation to Help Local Law Enforcement Protect Key Witn Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 17, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Take Action on Recommendations from the FDA's General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel Rep. Carolyn Maloney Unknown
Feb. 16, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 15, 2012 Synthetic Drug Use Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2012 Schumer: Stores Across Rochester Area are Openly Peddling Marijuana-Like, Dangerous Knock-Off Drug - Pushes Legislation to Keep Drug-Like Products Out of Kinds' Hands and Get Them Off the Shelves Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 10, 2012 Giffords Anti-Drug Trafficking Bill Becomes Law Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2012 Reps. Grimm, Higgins Lead Push to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse in New York Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2012 Reps. Grimm, Higgins Lead Push to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse in New York Rep. Michael Grimm Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2012 Schumer Reveals: 'Drugged Driving' - Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Like Oxycontin - Dramatically Rising in NY, but Lack of Detection Devices and Training Makes Identifying Drugged Drivers Difficult for Law Enforcement Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Jan. 26, 2012 Senate Sends President Giffords Anti-Drug Trafficking Bill Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce: Feds Release First-Ever Northern Border Anti-Drug Strategy -- Plan Improves International Coordination to Shut Down Flow of Drugs from Canada to NY Rep. William Owens Unknown
Jan. 20, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce: Feds Release First-Ever Northern Border Anti-Drug Strategy -- Plan Improves International Coordination to Shut Down Flow of Drugs from Canada to NY Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Jan. 20, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce: Feds Release First-Ever Northern Border Anti-Drug Strategy -- Plan Improves International Coordination to Shut Down Flow of Drugs from Canada to NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Jan. 9, 2012 Letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Jan. 5, 2012 Letter to Dr. Hamburg and Ms. Leonhart Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2012 Letter to Director Lew Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Back to top