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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (MO) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
March 29, 2017 McCaskill Statement on Chris Christie Leading White House Addiction Commission
March 28, 2017 Opioid Manufacturers are Subject of New McCaskill-Led, Wide-Ranging Investigation
March 6, 2017 Letter to Michael Horowitz, Inspector General - Requesting Investigation into Opioid Distributor Enforcement
Feb. 6, 2017 Continuing Work to Combat Opioid Epidemic, McCaskill Meets With Missouri Prosecutors
Jan. 26, 2017 Prescription Drug Monitoring Funds Now Available to Missouri Counties & Cities Following McCaskill Efforts
Jan. 23, 2017 Columbia Moves to Establish City Prescription Drug Monitoring Program--McCaskill Statement
Jan. 11, 2017 BREAKING: Missouri Counties Can Now Get Funding for Local Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Thanks to McCaskill Efforts
Sept. 20, 2016 McCaskill Announces Resource and Information Page During Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week
Sept. 14, 2016 Bipartisan Group of Senators Respond to Report Showing that 20% of Medicare Generic Drugs Have More Than Doubled in Price
Sept. 6, 2016 $5 Million Opioid Treatment, Prevention Grant is Great News for Missouri -- McCaskill
Aug. 8, 2016 McCaskill Seeks Answers on Administration Efforts to Monitor Opioid Prescribers
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Request Update on DEA Efforts to Monitor Controlled Substances Prescribers
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 In Columbia, Solutions to Combat Nation's Opioid Epidemic are Focus of McCaskill-Vilsack Town Hall
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 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 McCaskill Delivers for Missouri on Federal Legislation Combatting Opioid Epidemic
June 21, 2016 Bipartisan Senators Comment on Deficiencies in Monitoring Eligibility of Controlled Substance Prescribers
June 7, 2016 McCaskill Seeks Drug Pricing Information on Opioid Overdose Reversal Drugs
June 6, 2016 Chairman Collins, Ranking Member McCaskill Seek Information from Companies on Efforts to Preserve Accessibility of Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
May 13, 2016 KOLR (CBS Springfield) - Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill Dies In Missouri Legislature
April 27, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Sen. McCaskill's Opening Statement on "Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Business Model: the Repercussions for Patients and the Health Care System"
April 13, 2016 McCaskill Drills Down on Wasteful Spending in Central, South American Counternarcotics Efforts
April 11, 2016 Senate Special Committee on Aging Calls Business Meeting to Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Valeant CEO Michael Pearson
Feb. 10, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. McCaskill, Hearing on "Do You Know What Is in Your Suitcase? How Drug Traffickers Are Deceiving Seniors to Smuggle Contraband."
Feb. 10, 2016 McCaskill Brings to Light International Drug Smuggling Scam Involving Seniors
Feb. 8, 2016 Following Jefferson City Hearing, McCaskill Offers Advice on Opioid Epidemic to Key Official
Jan. 19, 2016 McCaskill: Prescription Drug & Heroin Abuse Epidemic a "major public health crisis that affects every community across this nation'
Sept. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Investigation into FDA Decision on Oxycontin
May 13, 2015 Washington Post - Defense firm that employed drunk, high contractors in Afghanistan may have wasted $135 million in taxpayer dollars
May 12, 2015 Letter to Theodore Harrison, Commanding General of U.S. Army Contracting Command - Substance Abuse at U.S. Firm in Afghanistan, McCaskill, Joined by Portman, Raises Concerns of Waste in Security Contracts
June 3, 2014 McCaskill Calls for Review of State and Defense Counternarcotics Contracts
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
June 21, 2011 Senators Seek to Combat Illegal Tunnel Activity on Southwest Border
Dec. 1, 2010 Anchorage Daily News - Murkowski and Begich Join Vote Against Eliminating Earmarks
May 21, 2010 Oversight Subcommittee Threatens Subpoenas For Counternarcotics Contract Data
May 20, 2010 Hearing Of the Subcommittee On Contracting Oversight Of The Senate Committee On Homeland Security and Government Affairs - Counternarcotics Contracts in Latin America
March 4, 2010 McCaskill Demands Better Transparency From Medicare Part D Companies
Feb. 2, 2010 McCaskill: C-17 Important in Haiti and Afghanistan
Sept. 21, 2009 Letter to Chairman Kohl, Chair DeLauro and Ranking Members Brownback and Kingston of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Aug. 4, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Continued
March 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee
June 26, 2008 Drug Enforcement Administration Celebrates 35th Anniversary
April 9, 2008 Letter to Andrew von Eschenbach, Commissioner of the FDA, Re: Implement Law Lowering Prescription Drug Prices
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding
Nov. 13, 2007 Obama, McCaskill, Planned Parenthood Fight to Increase Access to Affordable Contraception for Low-Income Women, College Students
Sept. 6, 2007 McCaskill Introduces Legislation to Curb Drug Industry Influence
July 31, 2007 Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2007--Continued
July 13, 2006 USA Today - Rural Vote Courted In Missouri 'Barnburner'
April 16, 2006 The Daily Dunklin Democrat - McCaskill Tour Visits Kennett
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