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Jeanne Shaheen's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (NH) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
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"
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
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
Nov. 30, 2016 Continuing Resolution
Nov. 30, 2016 Shaheen Applauds House Passage of 21st Century Cures Legislation With Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic
Nov. 25, 2016 Shaheen Lauds Progress to Include Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Legislation
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
Nov. 17, 2016 Shaheen Statement on the Surgeon General's Comprehensive Report on Addiction
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President, International Narcotics Control Board - Take Action to Regulate Fentanyl
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
Sept. 22, 2016 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week
Sept. 22, 2016 Shaheen Statement on the Lack of Opioid Funding in the Stop-gap Government Funding Measure Introduced by Republican Leadership
Sept. 22, 2016 Shaheen on Senate Floor: "We Need to Fund CARA" to Address the Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 14, 2016 Getting Our Work Done
Sept. 8, 2016 Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Improve Opioid Prescription Safety
Sept. 2, 2016 Shaheen Applauds Announcement of Approximately $1.5 Million in Grants to Address Youth Substance Abuse in New Hampshire
Sept. 1, 2016 Shaheen-Hosted Discussion with Agriculture Secretary Results in 10 New Transitional Housing Units for New Hampshire
Aug. 31, 2016 Shaheen Statement on New FDA Labeling Requirement for Opioid, Benzodiazepine Medications Aimed to Reverse Opioid Abuse Epidemic
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
Aug. 10, 2016 At Safe Harbor Recovery Center, Shaheen Calls for Additional Resources to Combat the Opioid Crisis
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
July 22, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Signing of Shaheen-Sponsored Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)
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
July 14, 2016 Murray, Wyden, Leahy, Shaheen Continue Work on Opioid Epidemic, Introduce Legislation to Fund Needed Treatment & Recovery Efforts
July 14, 2016 Senator Shaheen, Senate Democratic Caucus Decry Congressional Inaction on Critical Issues Ahead of Long Senate Recess
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
July 13, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Passage of Shaheen-Sponsored Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation
June 16, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
June 16, 2016 As Congress Finalizes Response to Opioid Epidemic, Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Shaheen Resolution Calling For More Funding
June 15, 2016 Shaheen Attends White House Meeting on Opioid and Heroin Crisis, Access to Treatment
June 7, 2016 Shaheen Responds to Funding Levels for Opioid Crisis in Labor, HHS Appropriations Bill
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
May 24, 2016 Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
May 24, 2016 Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp, Baldwin Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
May 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Federak Waste From One-Size-Fits-All Drug Vials
May 17, 2016 Combatting the Zika Virus
May 17, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
May 13, 2016 Shaheen Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Respond to the Opioid Epidemic
May 12, 2016 Shaheen Priorities Included in Committee-Approved Defense Bill
May 3, 2016 After Introducing Bipartisan Legislation, Shaheen Meets with New Hampshire Guard to Discuss Counterdrug Program
April 29, 2016 Shaheen, Capito Introduce Legislation to Bolster National Guard Counterdrug Program
April 29, 2016 Shaheen Encourages Participation in National Drug Take-Back Day
April 21, 2016 Shaheen Secures Resources for Opioid Crisis and Other Key New Hampshire Priorities in Newly Released Federal Funding Bills
March 29, 2016 Shaheen Welcomes Additional Public and Private Efforts Announced by the President to Address Heroin Epidemic
March 10, 2016 Shaheen-Sponsored Legislation to Address Opioid Crisis Passes Senate
March 3, 2016 Kuster Statement on Senate's Failure to Pass Emergency Funding to Combat Heroin Epidemic
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed
Feb. 16, 2016 Nashua Telegraph - Heroin, Opioid Epidemic Is National Emergency
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