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Date Title Officials Location
July 13, 2016 Ayotte, Whitehouse, Portman, Klobuchar Cheer Final Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
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. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Warren, Capito, Alexander, Bennet, Clark, Stivers Applaud Incorporation of Reducing Unused Medications Act in Final Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
July 11, 2016 With CARA, Significant Opioid Funding Increases in the Pipeline Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
July 9, 2016 Rep. Kaptur Hails Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Marcy Kaptur Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Votes to Fight Heroin Epidemic Rep. Timothy Ryan Unknown
July 8, 2016 Latta Votes for Package of Legislation Addressing Opioid Crisis Rep. Robert Latta Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Portman's Bipartisan CARA Legislation Passes House by 407-5 Vote Sen. Robert Portman 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. Marcy Kaptur Unknown
July 7, 2016 230+ National Anti-Drug Groups Now Back the Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
July 7, 2016 CNN's "New Day" with Chris Cuomo- Portman Highlights Need to Pass CARA Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
July 6, 2016 Portman Statement on House-Senate Conference Agreement on CARA Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Brown Applauds Administration's Move to Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on Summit County Heroin Overdoses Rep. Timothy Ryan Akron, OH
July 6, 2016 In Dayton, Portman Helps Introduces Initiative to Help Combat Heroin Epidemic Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
July 6, 2016 Portman Statement on House-Senate Conference Agreement on CARA Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees- Authors of Bipartisan Senate Addiction Bill Call on Conferees to Adopt Comprehensive Approach Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Portman Questions Administration, Says Proposed Medicare Part B Demonstration Project May Increase Opioid Abuse Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Portman Statement on Senate Appointing CARA Conferees Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Portman Questions Experts on Addiction, Demand for Opioids at Homeland Security Hearing Sen. Robert Portman 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. Marcy Kaptur 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. David Joyce Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Statewide: Portman Continues Push for CARA on Ohio Radio Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
June 9, 2016 At Portman's Urging, Appropriations Committee Backs Major Increase in Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 On Fox Business, Portman Discusses Prince's Drug Overdose Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
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. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Latta Highlights Work to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse Epidemic Rep. Robert Latta Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Brown Outlines New Bill to Support Treatment for Babies Exposed to Opioids Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Turner Introduces CRIB Act Rep. Michael Turner Unknown
May 24, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Helps Secure Funding to Combat Substance Abuse Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
May 22, 2016 Salem News - Government Forum Supports Collaboration, Shared Services Rep. Bill Johnson Unknown
May 19, 2016 Latta, State Officials to Host Forum on Opioid Epidemic Rep. Robert Latta Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Cincinnati TV Highlights Portman's Visit to First Step Home Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
May 16, 2016 Making Progress in the Battle Against Opiate Abuse Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Combating Opioid Epidemic Rep. James Renacci Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Applauds Passage of Comprehensive Heroin and Prescription Drug Prevention Legislation Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Tiberi on House Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis Rep. Patrick Tiberi Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Beatty Backs Bipartisan Opioid Bill Package Rep. Joyce Beatty Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Gibbs Joins Colleagues in Combating Opioid Abuse Rep. Bob Gibbs Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Turner Amendment Continues Fight for Increasing Access to Treatment for Pregnant Women Recovering from Addiction Rep. Michael Turner Unknown
May 12, 2016 Stivers and Clark Legislation to Combat Opiate Epidemic Passes House Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
May 10, 2016 The Cincinnati Enquirer - Portman: House Must go Further on Heroin Sen. Robert Portman Columbus, OH
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Brown Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Care for Babies Who Have Been Exposed to Opioids Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 With Overdoses on the Rise, Brown Holds Roundtable Meeting to Discuss Efforts to Fight Addiction in Jefferson County Sen. Sherrod Brown Steubenville, OH
April 28, 2016 Johnson-Matsui DXM Abuse Prevention Act Passes as Part of Energy & Commerce Committee Action on Opioid and Substance Abuse Crisis Rep. Bill Johnson Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Latta Supports Bills Addressing Nationwide Opioid And Drug Abuse Epidemic Rep. Robert Latta Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Sen. Cruz, Others Hammer FDA on Relaxed Standards for Abortion Drug Rep. Steven Chabot Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Sen. Cruz, Others Hammer FDA on Relaxed Standards for Abortion Drug Rep. Bob Gibbs Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Sen. Cruz, Others Hammer FDA on Relaxed Standards for Abortion Drug Rep. Bill Johnson Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Sen. Cruz, Others Hammer FDA on Relaxed Standards for Abortion Drug Rep. David Joyce Washington, DC
April 25, 2016 Brown Alerts Ohioans to More Than 200 Sites Across State Where They Can Safely Dispose of Unused Medications in Advance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
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 Rep. Kaptur Urges Swift Action by House Energy and Commerce Committee to Address the Heroin Epidemic Rep. Marcy Kaptur Toledo, OH
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 21, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Raises Awareness on the Impact of Opioid Addiction on Infants Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
April 20, 2016 Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Advances Matsui-Johnson DXM Abuse Prevention Act Rep. Bill Johnson 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 28, 2016 Portman Meets with Women in Recovery in Athens Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
March 16, 2016 Brown Bill to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Advances in The Senate Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Brown Statement on CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Congressman Tim Ryan Applauds Senate Passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Timothy Ryan Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Brown's Bipartisan Bill to Curb Addiction Within Medicare Program Passes as Amendment to Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 8, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2015 Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
March 7, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 7, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Brown and Toomey's Bipartisan Bill to Curb Addiction within Medicare Program Passes as Amendment Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed-- Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Feb. 29, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed Sen. Robert Portman Washington, DC
Feb. 29, 2016 How the CARA Bill Expands Drug Prevention Efforts Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
Feb. 28, 2016 Washington Examiner- Bipartisan Anti-Heroin Plan Helps Women, Babies Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
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. 24, 2016 Warren, Capito, Clark and Stivers Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Allow Partial Filling of Opioid Prescriptions Rep. Steve Stivers Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 130+ National Anti-Drug Groups Now Back the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
Feb. 23, 2016 Brown and Toomey's Bipartisan Bill to Curb Addiction Within Medicare Program, Reduce Health Care Costs Highlighted During Senate Hearing Sen. Sherrod Brown Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Portman Continues Push to Stop Prescription Drug Abuse Which Can Lead to Heroin Use Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
Feb. 22, 2016 With Overdoses on the Rise, Brown Joins Trumbull County Health Officials to Outline Efforts to Fight Addiction from Prevention to Recovery Sen. Sherrod Brown Warren, OH
Feb. 17, 2016 How Portman's Anti-Heroin Bill Helps Veterans Sen. Robert Portman Unknown
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 Turner: POTUS Should Support TREAT Act Rep. Michael Turner Unknown
Jan. 12, 2016 Portman Statement on the State of the Union Address Sen. Robert Portman Washington D.C.
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 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.
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