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April 22, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Sen. Portman's Opening Statement on "Examining the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio" Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Senator Brown's Opening Statement on "Examining the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio" Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Rep. Kaptur Urges Swift Action by House Energy and Commerce Committee to Address the Heroin Epidemic Rep. Marcy Kaptur Toledo, OH
April 21, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Raises Awareness on the Impact of Opioid Addiction on Infants Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
March 30, 2016 Rep. Kaptur Calls on Congress to Act Quickly on Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Marcy Kaptur Toledo, OH
March 10, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Applauds Senate Passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Warren, Capito, Clark and Stivers Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Allow Partial Filling of Opioid Prescriptions Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2016 Fraternal Order of Police Endorses Bipartisan Heroin Measure Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Feb. 11, 2016 More than 120 National Anti-Drug Groups Back Bipartisan Bill to Address Heroin Epidemic Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Feb. 11, 2016 Portman Heroin Bill Passes Committee, Headed to the Senate Floor Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Feb. 4, 2016 Brown Applauds FDA Action Plan on Opioids Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Feb. 3, 2016 Brown Presses President Obama to Help Bring Down Growing Cost of Prescription Drugs Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Feb. 2, 2016 Portman Welcomes White House Interest in Heroin Epidemic, Calls on the President to Support Bipartisan Senate Legislation Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Feb. 2, 2016 Brown Applauds President's Budget Proposal for $1.1 Billion in Funding to Fight the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Feb. 1, 2016 Sen. Brown Applauds CVS Health's Decision to Make Life-Saving Drug for Opioid Overdoses Available Without a Prescription Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Jan. 27, 2016 Portman Op-ed: Aiming at Ohio's Opioid Epidemic Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 26, 2016 Portman Urges Senate Action on Heroin Bill Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 21, 2016 Portman: We are Losing 20 People a Week in Ohio to Heroin Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 21, 2016 Portman Highlights Bill to Fight Heroin Epidemic in Ohio on WSYX-TV in Columbus Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 19, 2016 Rob and Jane Portman Meet with Experts Treating Babies Born Drug-Dependent Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 12, 2016 Portman Statement on the State of the Union Address Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Jan. 12, 2016 Turner: POTUS Should Support TREAT Act Rep. Michael Turner Unknown
Dec. 22, 2015 Brown Applauds Release of National Action Plan to Address Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Brown Highlights Important Provisions of Appropriations Bill that will Benefit Northwest Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Brown Highlights Important Provisions of Appropriations Bill that will Benefit Southwest Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Brown Highlights Several Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Measures in Appropriations Bill Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Brown Touts Funding to Stop Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Combat Antibiotic Resistance Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Dec. 16, 2015 Portman Announces the Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Funding to Combat the Heroin Overdose Crisis Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Dec. 9, 2015 Portman Measure to Support Drug Recovery Services for Students Headed to the President for Signature Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Dec. 4, 2015 Bipartisan Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act Introduced Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2015 Congressman Tim Ryan Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Fentanyl Trafficking Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2015 Portman Amendment to Support Drug Recovery Services for Students Included in Final Education Bill Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Nov. 19, 2015 Portman Op-ed: Let's Reject the Old "War on Drugs," Focus on What We Know Works Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Nov. 18, 2015 Bilirakis Introduces PROMISE Act to Help Veterans Rep. Timothy Ryan Unknown
Nov. 17, 2015 On World Prematurity Day, Brown Announces Passage of Bill to Protect Infants From Opioid Exposure Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Nov. 3, 2015 Portman Continues Push to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse in Ohio Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Halt Harmful Opioid Rule Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2015 Sen. Brown Holds Roundtable with Community Leaders to Discuss Efforts to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse in Ross County Sen. Sherrod Brown Chillicothe, OH
Oct. 23, 2015 Stivers lauds Senate passage of Protecting Our Infants Act Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2015 Combatting Opiate Abuse Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2015 Brown Announces Advancement of Bill Protecting Infants From Opioid Exposure Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Sept. 24, 2015 Congressman Tim Ryan Responds to Ohio Drug Overdose Report Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2015 In Advance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Brown Alerts Ohioans to more than 220 Sites Across State Where They Can Safely Dispose of Unused Medications Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Sept. 23, 2015 Latta on 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Event Rep. Robert Latta Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2015 Representatives Tim Ryan and Paul Tonko Statements on National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2015 Kaptur Welcomes $100,000 Award for Erie County to Combat Opioid & Heroin Overdoses, Addiction Rep. Marcy Kaptur Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2015 Following Brown's Urging and Introduction of Bill, Feds Move to Increase Access to Medication-Assisted Therapy to Treat Opioid Addiction Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington D.C.
Sept. 9, 2015 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bills to Fight Opioid Abuse Rep. Brad Wenstrup Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2015 The Ripley Bee - Wenstrup Visits the County Rep. Brad Wenstrup Mt. Orab, OH
Sept. 8, 2015 Stivers Bill to Help Newborns Suffering from Opiate Dependency Passes the House Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2015 Portman to Launch Making a Difference Tour Across Ohio Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2015 Brown Announces $265,000 White House Award to Help Ohio Counties Combat Opioid Abuse Sen. Sherrod Brown Wshington, DC
Aug. 10, 2015 With Record Number of Ohioans Dying of Drug Overdose, Brown Calls on HHS To Increase Access to Medication-Assisted Therapy to Treat Opioid Addiction Sen. Sherrod Brown 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. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2015 Logan Daily - New Legislation May Help Battle "Doctor Shopping" and Cut Down on Drug Abuse Sen. Sherrod Brown Logan, OH
Aug. 3, 2015 Brown Unveils New Effort to Address Prescription Drug Abuse that would Help Save Lives and Reduce Health Care Costs Sen. Sherrod Brown Cleveland, OH
Aug. 3, 2015 Brown Introduces Legislation to Save Lives and Reduce Health Care Costs Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Aug. 3, 2015 Toomey Introduces Legislation To Save Lives And Reduce Health Care Costs Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Aug. 3, 2015 Brown Unveils New Effort to Address Prescription Drug Abuse by Preventing "Doctor Shopping" to Obtain Multiple Prescriptions Sen. Sherrod Brown Cleveland, OH
Aug. 3, 2015 Toomey Introduces Legislation To Save Lives And Reduce Health Care Costs Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Aug. 3, 2015 Portman Introduces Legislation to Save Lives and Reduce Health Care Costs Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2015 Dispatch.com - Sen. Sherrod Brown Calls for Nationwide Ban on Pure Caffeine Sen. Sherrod Brown Unknown
July 29, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Tim Ryan Applaud New CMS Medicaid/SUD Guidance Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Tim Ryan Applaud New CMS Medicaid/SUD Guidance Rep. Marcia Fudge Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Tim Ryan Applaud New CMS Medicaid/SUD Guidance Rep. Marcy Kaptur Washington, DC
July 28, 2015 Following His Urging, Brown Announces The Reinstatement Of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day That Allows Ohioans To Safely Dispose Of Unused Medications Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
July 28, 2015 Johnson, Matsui Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Teen Abuse of Over-the-Counter Cough Medicines Rep. Bill Johnson Washington, DC
July 28, 2015 Following His Urging, Brown Announces The Reinstatement Of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day That Allows Ohioans To Safely Dispose Of Unused Medications Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. Steven Chabot Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. James Jordan Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Offer Amendment to Support Recovery Support Services to Students Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Portman Amendment to Support Recovery Services for Students Passes Senate Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Logan Daily - Brown Announces Support for Legislation to Address Ppioid Abuse Sen. Sherrod Brown Columbus, OH
June 10, 2015 Drugfree.org - Senator Rob Portman: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
June 2, 2015 E-Newsletter: June 2015 Rep. Marcia Fudge Unknown
May 26, 2015 Newsletter - Combatting Prescription Drug Abuse in Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Unknown
April 29, 2015 FDA Tobacco Deeming Regulations Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur, Tim Ryan Announce Introduction of the Breaking Addiction Act Of 2015 Rep. Marcia Fudge Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur, Tim Ryan Announce Introduction of the Breaking Addiction Act Of 2015 Rep. Marcy Kaptur Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur, Tim Ryan Announce Introduction of the Breaking Addiction Act Of 2015 Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 With Record Number of Ohioans Dying of Drug Overdose, Brown Applauds New Federal Initiative to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
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. Marcia Fudge Washington, DC
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. Brad Wenstrup Washington, DC
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. Joyce Beatty Washington, DC
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. Bill Johnson Washington, DC
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. James Renacci Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Stivers, Clark, McConnell and Casey Introduce Bill to Help Newsborns Suffering from Opiate Dependency Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Stivers Re-introduces Legislation to Get Medication to Patients in Need Sooner Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - E-cigarette Regulation Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2015 Congressman Tim Ryan Reintroduces Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Renew Push to Combat Drug Addiction and Support Americans in Recovery Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Sensenbrenner Reintroduces Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Reed, Durbin, Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2015 Brown Applauds Proposed White House Investment to Help People Addicted to Opiates Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2015 Stivers Hosted Briefing on NAS Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2015 With Record Number of Ohioans Dying of Drug Overdose, Sen. Brown Outlines Bill that Would Increase Access to Drug Treatment for People Addicted to Opiates Sen. Sherrod Brown Cleveland, OH
Jan. 6, 2015 Feinstein, Portman Introduce Bill to Crack Down on Synthetic Drugs Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Opioid Abuse Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
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