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Jeanne Shaheen's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (NH) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 10, 2016 At Safe Harbor Recovery Center, Shaheen Calls for Additional Resources to Combat the Opioid Crisis
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
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 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 15, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects
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 13, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Passage of Shaheen-Sponsored Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)
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 6, 2016 Shaheen Statement on Obama Administration's Announcement of New Actions to Address Opioid Epidemic, Renews Call for Congress to Pass Emergency Funding
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation
June 28, 2016 Shaheen Statement After Vote on Partisan Zika Proposal
June 22, 2016 Shaheen Calls Partisan Zika Proposal "Offensive" and Urges Republican Leadership to Retract
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 3, 2016 Following Shaheen Letter Voicing Zika Concerns, World Health Organization Responds by Announcing It Will Evaluate Risks of Holding the 2016 Olympic Games as Scheduled
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 Inspector General Levinson - Urging the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General to Conduct Study to Determine Amount of Waste From Single Use Vial Drugs
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 19, 2016 Shaheen Welcomes Drinking Water Advisory Standards from Environmental Protection Agency
May 19, 2016 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control
May 17, 2016 Combatting the Zika Virus
May 17, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
May 17, 2016 Letter to Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization - Evaluate Public Health Risks of Holding 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
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
April 29, 2016 Shaheen Encourages Participation in National Drug Take-Back Day
April 28, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water
April 21, 2016 Shaheen Secures Resources for Opioid Crisis and Other Key New Hampshire Priorities in Newly Released Federal Funding Bills
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request
April 14, 2016 Shaheen Priorities Included in Committee Approved Funding Bills
April 13, 2016 Capito and Shaheen Introduce Legislation to Expand Rural Hospice Care
April 7, 2016 Shaheen, Collins & Patriots Linebacker Dont'a Hightower Call on Congress to Tackle Diabetes
April 7, 2016 Senators Collins, Shaheen, & Patriots Linebacker Dont'a Hightower Call on Congress to Tackle Diabetes
March 29, 2016 Shaheen Welcomes Additional Public and Private Efforts Announced by the President to Address Heroin Epidemic
March 16, 2016 Shaheen's Prescription Drug Monitoring Legislation Clears Key Committee Hurdle
March 10, 2016 Shaheen-Sponsored Legislation to Address Opioid Crisis Passes Senate
March 4, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Call for CMS to Evaluate Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Program
March 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak
March 3, 2016 Letter to Commissioner Califf - Urge to Examine the Dosage Size of Cancer Fighting Drugs
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 16, 2016 Heroin, Opioid Epidemic Is National Emergency
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 11, 2016 Markey, Senate Democrats Demand Passage Of Emergency Funding To Tackle Prescription Opioid And Heroin Crisis
Feb. 11, 2016 Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Cut Red Tape That's Contributing to VA Choice Card Reimbursement Delays
Feb. 9, 2016 Shaheen Statement on President's FY2017 Budget
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Possible Contributing Factor to Opioid Crisis
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