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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 17, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and the Honorable Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
May 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Fully Fund Office of National Drug Control Policy
April 21, 2017 RI Receives $2.1 Million in Federal Funds to Stem Opioid Crisis
March 29, 2017 As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices
March 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mich McConnell - Regarding Opioid Crisis
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Opioid Crisis
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Fighting the Opioid Crisis
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Healthcare Repeal and the Opioid Crisis
Jan. 25, 2017 Grassley on Bipartisan Legislation to Help Fight Dangerous Synthetic Drugs
Dec. 5, 2016 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015
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. 18, 2016 Whitehouse Statement on Surgeon General Addiction Report
Aug. 31, 2016 Delegation Announces $1.9M for Opioid Addiction Treatment in RI
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke
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. 3, 2016 Whitehouse Helps Launch Partnership for Opioid Addiction Treatment
July 25, 2016 Portman's CARA Co-Author Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) Praises Bill Signing
July 22, 2016 Whitehouse Applauds Signing of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Into Law
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 Ayotte, Whitehouse, Portman, Klobuchar Cheer Final Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 8, 2016 Whitehouse Praises House Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act with Langevin, Cicilline Support
July 8, 2016 Whitehouse Praises House Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act with Langevin, Cicilline Support
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation
June 28, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Authors of Bipartisan Senate Addiction Bill Call on Conferees to Adopt Comprehensive Approach
June 21, 2016 Bipartisan Senators Comment on Deficiencies in Monitoring Eligibility of Controlled Substance Prescribers
June 16, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
June 16, 2016 Whitehouse Calls for Strong Addiction and Recovery Bill
May 12, 2016 Whitehouse Releases Statement on Passage of House Opioid Bills
April 12, 2016 House Passes Hatch-Whitehouse Bill to Prevent Illicit Transfer of Prescription Drugs
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
March 18, 2016 Hatch and Whitehouse's Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act Passes Senate
March 11, 2016 Delegation Announces $650,000 in Federal Funding to Fight Opiate Addiction in Rhode Island
March 10, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill
March 9, 2016 Far-Reaching Addiction Bill Clears Final Procedural Hurdle in Senate
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
March 1, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed--
Feb. 11, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Clears Judiciary Committee
Jan. 27, 2016 Whitehouse Brings Rhode Islander to Testify Before Judiciary Committee on Addiction Crisis
Nov. 4, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse Supporting Bill to Improve Treatment for Pregnant Women and Moms with Substance Use Disorders
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention
Oct. 1, 2015 Senators Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015
Sept. 8, 2015 Raimondo, Reed & Whitehouse Announce $3.76 Million to Confront RI Drug Overdose Epidemic
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction
July 21, 2015 Delegation & Raimondo Announce $250,000 in Federal Funds to Benefit RI Youth with Substance Abuse Disorders
July 9, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Offer Amendment to Support Recovery Support Services to Students
April 29, 2015 Whitehouse Fighting to Help RIers Combat Addiction
Feb. 23, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse: Let's Lift the Stigma on Addiction and Recovery
Feb. 18, 2015 Rhode Islanders Discuss Whitehouse Bill to Combat Drug Addiction & Support Recovery
Feb. 13, 2015 Portman and Whitehouse Renew Push to Combat Drug Addiction and Support Americans in Recovery
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