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

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic
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Nov. 30, 2016 Klobuchar, Thune Legislation to Improve the Veteran Suicide Crisis Line Signed into Law
Nov. 17, 2016 Klobuchar-backed Legislation to Improve the Veteran Suicide Crisis Line Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk to Signed Into Law
Nov. 16, 2016 Klobuchar, Vitter Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make "Steve Gleason Act' Permanent
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan - Regarding Reports that Mylan May Have Overcharged the Department of Defense Exorbitant Rates for EpiPen Purchases
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan - New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense and the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Review the Classification of Mylan's Epipen to Determine Whether Federal Government Is Owed a Rebate
Oct. 27, 2016 Following Klobuchar Efforts, Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Epipen Maker Mylan
Oct. 12, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken, Emmer Announce Nearly $650,000 for Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court in Anoka County
Oct. 6, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Ensure That No Call From a Veteran in Crisis Goes Unanswered
Oct. 6, 2016 Following New CPSC Reports, Klobuchar Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Children From Furniture Tip-overs
Oct. 5, 2016 Following Klobuchar Efforts, CMS Discloses Total Medicare and Medicaid Spending on Epipen but Questions Remain on How Much Misclassification Has Cost Taxpayers
Oct. 5, 2016 King, Colleagues Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas
Oct. 4, 2016 Letter Thad Cochran and Hal Rogers, Chairmen of the Appropriations Committee, Barbara Mikulski and Nita Lowey, Ranking Members of the Appropriations Committee - Call for Sustained Funding for Autism Therapy for Military Children
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Senators Push to Protect Women's Access to Contraceptive Coverage
Sept. 13, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Statements on FDA Awarding the Medical Device Innovation Consortium Funding to Establish National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center
Sept. 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Vote on Zika Funding
Sept. 7, 2016 ObamaCare
Sept. 7, 2016 Klobuchar, Blumenthal, Gillibrand Urge HHS to Clarify Circumstances of the EpiPen Misclassification, Call for Nationwide Investigation
Sept. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Seeking Clarification on the Circumstances of the EpiPen Misclassification and Calling for a Nationwide Investigation
Sept. 1, 2016 Klobuchar on the Drug Category Misclassification of Mylan Pharmaceutical's EpiPen
Aug. 31, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Provide Information on the Effects of Mylan's Price Increases on Government Prescription Drug Costs
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke
Aug. 28, 2016 The New Ulm Journal - The Cost of the EpiPen Price Increase
Aug. 24, 2016 Letter to Dr. Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Account for Any Alternatives to the EpiPen Amid Product Cost Increase
Aug. 23, 2016 The Star Tribune - Klobuchar, Others Call for FTC to Investigate Increases in EpiPen Prices
Aug. 22, 2016 Sen. Klobuchar Sets Veteran EMS Training Plan Into Action
Aug. 21, 2016 The North Jersey Record - Cost of Potential Allergy Lifesaver Is Skyrocketing
Aug. 9, 2016 Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products
Aug. 9, 2016 Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products
Aug. 5, 2016 After Effort from Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Nolan, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Withdraw Proposal That Would Have Resulted in $40 Million Cut to Minnesota Hospitals
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. 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. 3, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Announce CDC Funding for Zika Fight
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 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Justice for Veterans Living With PTSD
July 20, 2016 Klobuchar Bill to Increase Job Opportunities for Veterans Passes Congress, Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
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 On Day Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Passes Senate, Klobuchar Introduces New Bill to Require Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Before Prescribing Powerful Painkillers
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 Cloture Motion
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
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