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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
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 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 Letter to Margaret Chan, M.D., Director-General of the World Health Organization - Senate Effort to Press World Health Organization to Address Spread of Yellow Fever
July 1, 2016 Sens. Collins, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Expand Training and Support Services for Families and Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
June 29, 2016 Letter to House and Senate Conferees - Urge Comprehensive Approach in Congressional Opioid Abuse Bill Negotiation
June 28, 2016 CPSC and IKEA Announce a Recall to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths from Tip-overs of Malm Dresser
June 24, 2016 Klobuchar Statement on Inspector General's Report on Opioids
June 21, 2016 Lee, Klobuchar Hold Antitrust Subcommittee Hearing on CREATES Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Address Rising Prescription Drug Prices
June 20, 2016 Klobuchar, Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape and Wait Times for Veterans Scheduling Appointments at VA Medical Facilities
June 17, 2016 Twin Cities Pioneer Press - Klobuchar, Botticelli: Missed Opportunities to Save Lives in Fight Against Opioid Addiction
June 14, 2016 Economists Praise Sen. Lee's Drug Cost Reduction Bill
June 13, 2016 Letter to Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray - Urging Senate Help Committee to Focus on Access to Care, Reducing High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients With Chronic Diseases
June 9, 2016 Klobuchar, Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Children From Tipping Furniture
June 9, 2016 Casey, Klobuchar, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Protecting Children From Tipping Furniture
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense- Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
June 3, 2016 MPR - Prince's Death Another Loss in a Decades-Long Opioid Overdose Epidemic
June 1, 2016 Park Rapids Enterprise - Congress to Address Epidemic Opiate, Heroin Abuse on a National Level
May 31, 2016 Letter to Mr. Vasami - Calling on the Window Covering Manufacturers Association to Implement Strongest Possible Child Safety Protections
May 27, 2016 Post-Bulletin - Mayo Chosen as Biobank Site, Gets $142 Million
May 26, 2016 After Efforts From Klobuchar, Franken, and Walz, $142 Million National Institutes of Health Grant Awarded to the Mayo Clinic's Biobank
May 25, 2016 Klobuchar Testifies Before Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee to Urge Passage of Her Bipartisan Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
May 24, 2016 Waseca County News - Honoring Our Fallen Heroes, Respecting Our Veterans
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 KVRR - Mother Using Daughter's Death to Fight Opiate Addiction
May 17, 2016 Klobuchar Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Establish National Cancer Registry for Firefighters
May 17, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Support Emergency Funding to Help Stem Spread of Zika Virus
May 13, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce New Funding for Miner Safety and Health Training in Minnesota
May 10, 2016 Letter to Chairman Kaye - Klobuchar, Schakowsky, Casey Urge the Consumer Product Safety Commission to Take Action to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths From Tip-Overs of IKEA Malm Dresser
May 9, 2016 FOX News - We Can't Let Burn Pits Become the New Agent Orange
May 7, 2016 Northlands News Center - Sen. Klobuchar Addresses Growing Heroin and Opioid Crisis
May 4, 2016 After Calls for Action From Klobuchar, Takata Prepares to Further Expand National Recall of Defective Air Bags
May 3, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urging the Administration to Allow Minnesota to Continue to Use State's Medicaid Home and Community-based Services Policy
April 28, 2016 Klobuchar Takes to Senate Floor to Call for Immediate Action to Combat the Zika Virus
April 27, 2016 Klobuchar-Backed Provisions in the FCC Reauthorization Bill Pass Commerce Committee
April 27, 2016 Klobuchar Welcomes Committee Passage of Bill to Protect Young Athletes From Concussions, Tackle False Safety Claims for Sports Gear
April 25, 2016 Pioneer Press - Amy Klobuchar Out to Help Veterans Sick From Military Base Burn Pits
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 22, 2016 After Efforts From Klobuchar to Prevent Child Poisoning, Procter and Gamble Announces New Safety Safeguards for Detergent Laundry Pods
April 21, 2016 Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, Reps. McCollum, Peterson, & Ellison Band Together to Help Minnesota Families Keep Their Home Healthcare Services
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 18, 2016 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Lee, Klobuchar Press FTC On Contact Lens Market
April 18, 2016 Associated Press - Klobuchar's Staff Coming to Austin to Talk Aging, Elder Care
April 15, 2016 Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, M.D. Director, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Urging FDA to Advance Muscular Dystrophy Therapies
April 1, 2016 Heroin Roundtable Hosted by Senator Klobuchar Held in Moorhead
March 31, 2016 Klobuchar, Grassley Statement on Federal Trade Commission Suit Against Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. For Violating Antitrust Laws
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 17, 2016 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies- Autism Funding
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