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Bob Menendez's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (NJ) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Sr
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March 8, 2018 Letter to the Hon Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies and the Senate Appropriations Committee, and the Hon Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies and the Senate Appropriations Committee - Senator Cantwell, Colleagues Call for Increased Investment in Student Health, Safety
Feb. 12, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Respect State Marijuana Laws
Jan. 24, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Investigate Drug Trafficking, Illicit Activities by Maduro and Cronies
Jan. 18, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Jamal El-Hindi, Acting Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network - Leave Marijuana Banking Guidance in Place
Oct. 25, 2017 Menendez, Colleagues Unveil Legislation to Invest $45B to Address Opioid Crisis
July 19, 2017 Letter to Richard Baum, Acting Director Office of National Drug Control Policy - Deliver a Strategy to Battle Opioid Addiction
June 27, 2017 Menendez Condemns Senate GOP Health Cuts to Battle NJ Opioid Epidemic
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
April 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President - Help Fight Opiod Epidemic
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly - Reaffirm the Strategic Importance of the U.S.-Mexico Partnership
Feb. 13, 2017 Rep. Ros-Lehtinen and Sen. Menendez Hail Additional Venezuela Sanctions
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
Sept. 22, 2016 Menendez, Booker Announce $1.2M COPS Grant to Battle NJ's Heroin, Prescription 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 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
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
April 29, 2016 Menendez, Booker Urge NJans to Discard Unused, Expired Prescription Pain Killers to Keep Dangerous Opioids Out of Reach
March 29, 2016 Menendez Applauds HHS Secretary Action to Address Barriers to Opioid Addiction Treatment
March 28, 2016 Menendez, Booker, Pascrell Lead Opioid Addiction Summit
March 10, 2016 Menendez Statement on the Passage of Legislation to Address the National Opioid Epidemic
March 1, 2016 Menendez Introduces Investment in Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
Feb. 23, 2016 Menendez Says Washington Must Explore Opioid Treatment, Recovery Options
Feb. 11, 2016 Menendez Gets Commitment from HHS Secretary to Address Barriers to Opioid Addiction Treatment
Sept. 28, 2015 Menendez, Booker, Payne Announce $4.4M COPS Grants to Enhance Public Safety in NJ, East Orange, Essex County, Jersey City
Sept. 18, 2015 Menendez Holds Strategy Session on NJ, National Opioid Epidemic
July 24, 2014 Chairman Menendez Hosts Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and Foreign Minister of El Salvador
June 26, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Administration's Initiatives to Improve Security in Latin America and Caribbean
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
July 19, 2011 Menendez Receives All Rise Award for Work Supporting Drug Courts
Feb. 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee
Jan. 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric Cantor, Leader, Office of the House Majority
Dec. 8, 2010 Senators Lugar, Menendez Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create Independent Western Hemisphere Drug Commission
March 26, 2010 Menendez-Kerry Bill to Strengthen Counternarcotics Cooperation in the Americas
Dec. 15, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Resumed
Dec. 9, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
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
June 19, 2009 Menendez Reintroduces Package of Legislation Targeting Drug-Resistant Staph Infection
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Afghanistan-Pakistan Strategy
March 10, 2009 Submitted Resolutions
June 27, 2008 Letter to Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
June 11, 2008 Consumer First Energy Act of 2008--Motion to Proceed
May 22, 2008 Sen. Menendez Applauds Passage of Anti-Drug Funds to Mexico and Central America, also Looks Ahead to Social Development
April 18, 2008 Letter to Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach, Commissioner, United States Food and Drug Administration
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding
Feb. 5, 2008 Chairman of Senate Subcommittee of Foreign Assistance Says Bush's FY09 Request for Latin America Funding Contains Positive Measures But Falls Short
Dec. 21, 2007 In Response to Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Crisis, Senator Menendez Introduces Package of Legislation
Nov. 15, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's International Development and Foreign Assistance Subcommittee - The Anti-Drug Package for Mexico
Nov. 1, 2007 As Deadly, Drug-Resistance Staph Infections Spread, Sen. Menendez Signs on to Legislation to Combat the Problem
Oct. 22, 2007 Bush Administration's "Plan Mexico" Requires Close Examination, Says Sen. Menendez
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