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Aug. 5, 2016 KCEN - Opioid abuse presents serious problem for veterans Rep. William Flores Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Sessions Applauds House-Senate Conference Report on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Rep. Peter Sessions 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. Lloyd Doggett Unknown
July 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic Rep. Lamar Smith 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. Beto O'Rourke Washington, DC
June 10, 2016 Bipartisan House, Senate Leaders Announce Proposed Child Welfare Legislation Rep. Kevin Brady Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 Culberson's CJS Appropriations Bill Approved by House Subcommittee Rep. John Culberson Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson lee Appointed as a HouseConference Commitee Confereee Working to Complete Legislation Addressing the Opioid Addiction Epidemic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Burgess Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Fight Opioid Epidemic Rep. Michael Burgess Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Sessions Supports Package of Bills to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Rep. Peter Sessions Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Thornberry, House Tackle U.S. Opioid Abuse Rep. William Thornberry Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Establishing Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Rep. Peter Sessions Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. John Cornyn 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. John Ratcliffe 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. Randy Weber 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. Randy Neugebauer 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 Sen. Rafael Cruz 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. Jeb Hensarling 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. Samuel 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. Brian Babin 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. William Flores 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. Kevin Brady 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. Blake Farenthold 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. Pete Olson Washington, DC
April 5, 2016 Cornyn: White House, Allies Won't Stop Voters from Having a Say on the Supreme Court Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
March 29, 2016 Sen. Ted Cruz, CNN Milwaukee Republican Presidential Town Hall Sen. Rafael Cruz Milwaukee, WI
March 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Kay Granger, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and The Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber of the House Appropriations Committee - House Members Urge Full Funding of President Obama's Colombia Aid Reques Rep. Filemon Vela Washington, DC
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability Rep. Lloyd Doggett Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy Rep. Beto O'Rourke Washington, DC
March 7, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Cornyn, Alexander Introduce Amendment to Boost Mental Health Treatment in Criminal Justice System Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Feb. 29, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Mental Health and Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Feb. 8, 2016 Congressman Cuellar Secures Increased Funding to Combat Drug Trafficking Rep. Henry Cuellar Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2016 Transcript of the New Hampshire GOP Debate, Annotated Sen. Rafael Cruz Manchester, NH
Feb. 4, 2016 Congressman Farenthold Questions Turing Pharmaceuticals, FDA on Increasing Drug Prices Rep. Blake Farenthold Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2016 McCaul Again Calls for Extradition of Drug Kingpin "el Chapo' to the United States Rep. Michael McCaul Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2015 Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 Rep. Raymond Green Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Halt Harmful Opioid Rule Rep. Michael Burgess Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Halt Harmful Opioid Rule Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Halt Harmful Opioid Rule Rep. Joe Barton Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 House Judiciary Committee Unveils Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Legislation Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Opening Statement of Rep. Upton, Hearing on Examining Legislative Proposals to Combat our Nation's Drug Abuse Crisis Rep. Raymond Green Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 McCaul, Vela Joint Statement on Extradition of 13 Individuals to the U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Senators Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2015 Letter to Willie May, Director of the National Institue of Standards and Technology - Rep. Lamar Smith Gaithersburg, MD
Sept. 25, 2015 Cornyn Encourages Texans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Hearing Wrap-Up: Violence on the Border: Keeping U.S. Personnel Safe Rep. Will Hurd Unknown
Sept. 8, 2015 Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 Rep. Raymond Green Washington, DC
Aug. 8, 2015 Newsletter - Mac's Video Mailbox - It's Time to Crack Down on Synthetic Drugs Rep. William Thornberry Unknown
Aug. 5, 2015 Thornberry Aims to Crack Down on Synthetic Drugs Rep. William Thornberry Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Explosion at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Rep. Lamar Smith Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. John Ratcliffe Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. Blake Farenthold Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. Louie Gohmert Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Executive Clemency for Drug Offenders Rep. Lamar Smith Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Vela Statement on Sinaloa Drug Cartel Leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán's Escape from a Mexican Prison Rep. Filemon Vela Washington, DC
July 1, 2015 Texas Tribune - 7 Things We Learned From Ted Cruz's New Book Sen. Rafael Cruz Washington, DC
June 23, 2015 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - "Cold Consent" Searches Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
June 8, 2015 DeGette Seeks Stronger Labeling of Opioids Rep. Raymond Green Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - U.S. Embassies in Mexico Rep. Filemon Vela Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Hearing of the House Human Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee - Protecting the Safety Net from Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Rep. Kevin Brady Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2016 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Rep. Kay Granger Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. John Culberson 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. Peter Sessions 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. Filemon Vela 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. Sheila Jackson Lee 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. Will Hurd 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. Rubén Hinojosa Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Sen. Cruz: Smarter Sentencing Act Is Common Sense Sen. Rafael Cruz Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2015 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining Public Health Legislation to Help Patients and Local Communities Rep. Raymond Green Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Investors Business Daily - Drug Fraud Is Growing, And Costly, Problem For Medicare Rep. Kevin Brady Unknown
Oct. 10, 2014 Two Years After Law Passes, Feds Finally Issue Rule for State Drug Testing of Unemployed Rep. Kevin Brady Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2014 Congressman Veasey Announces Million Dollar Grant to Assist Tarrant County Troubled Teens Rep. Marc Veasey Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2014 Sen. Cornyn Encourages Texans To Participate In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sen. John Cornyn Unknown
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies Rep. William Flores Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies Rep. John Carter Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Ensure Access to All Available Addiction Therapies Rep. Pete Olson Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2014 Sessions Sounds Alarm Over HHS Policy Allowing Welfare Cash To Be Withdrawn In Marijuana Stores Rep. Peter Sessions Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 DEA Implements Cornyn-Klobuchar Law to Help Curb Prescription Drug Abuse Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Webb County Receives Federal Grant to Expand Juvenile Treatment Drug Court Program Rep. Henry Cuellar Laredo, TX
July 29, 2014 Committee's #RecordofSuccess Grows With Three More Bipartisan Bills Passed By the House Rep. Michael Burgess Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Immigration Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Cornyn: President is "Tone Deaf" Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Dallas Morning News - Obama's Deferred-Action Policy, Not Congress, Led to Illegal Crossings Sen. John Cornyn Austin, TX
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Immigration Rep. Michael McCaul Unknown
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Immigration Rep. John Carter Unknown
June 18, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Votes to Enhance US-Mexico Cooperation Against Illegal Drug Trade Rep. Henry Cuellar Washington, DC
May 4, 2014 The McAllen Monitor - Stopping the Flow of Drugs Internationally Rep. Henry Cuellar Washington, DC
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse Rep. Michael Burgess Unknown
April 29, 2014 ABC - Spotlight on Mexico State After Violent Eruption Rep. Filemon Vela Ciudad Mier, Mexico
April 23, 2014 Cuellar Meets with Colombian, Mexican Presidents to Combat Illegal Drug Trade Rep. Henry Cuellar Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling Rep. Joe Barton Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling Rep. Michael Burgess Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling Rep. Pete Olson Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 Congressman Filemon Vela Brings Issue of Violence in Tamaulipas to Forefront of Homeland Security Hearing on Mexican Drug Cartels Rep. Filemon Vela Washington, DC
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