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Elizabeth Esty's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 5, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Implementation of Opioid Commission Recommendations
April 21, 2017 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announces $5.5 Million Federal Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis
March 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chariman John Culberson, Hon. Chairman Tom Cole, Hon. Chairman Tom Graves, Hon. Ranking Member Jose Serrano, Hon. Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Hon. Ranking Member Mike Quigley of the House Committee on Appropriations - Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Calls for Funding of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
March 29, 2017 Esty Statement on President Trump's Opioid Crisis Commission
Dec. 7, 2016 Courtney, Esty Applaud New Opioid Funds in Year-End Continuing Resolution
Nov. 29, 2016 Esty Praises Bipartisan Effort to Provide Funds to Combat Opioid Crisis, Improve Mental Health Care, Develop Life-Saving Cures
Nov. 21, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate - Funding to Combat Heroin and Opioid Addiction
Nov. 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate - Call for Funding to Combat Drug Epidemic
Sept. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Calling for Budget Anomalies to Address Opioid Epidemic
July 8, 2016 Esty Votes in Favor of Compromise Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemic
July 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic
May 19, 2016 Avon Patch - Esty Named To Federal Addiction Committee
May 17, 2016 Esty, Courtney To Serve On Conference Committee To Negotiate Opioid Addiction Bill
May 13, 2016 Motion to Go to Conference on S. Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
May 13, 2016 Esty Moves To Fund Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic
May 11, 2016 House Approves Esty-Knight Amendment To Prevent Opioid Addiction
May 11, 2016 Establishing Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic
April 21, 2016 Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Presents 15 Bills to End Epidemic at First Capitol Hill Press Conference
March 24, 2016 Foster, Esty, Clark Lead 102 House Democrats In Calling For Increased Federal Funding To Combat Opioid Epidemic
March 15, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds Over $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to the Connecticut Department of Health to expand Opioid Prevention
March 15, 2016 Hartford Courant - CDC Releases New Opiate Prescribing Guidelines
March 10, 2016 Senate Passes Opioid Legislation, Includes Parts of Esty's Addiction-Prevention Bill
March 3, 2016 Esty Introduces Bill to Prevent Opioid Addiction
Dec. 8, 2015 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urge to Continue Work to Address Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 14, 2015 Delegation & Gov. Malloy: Over 20 Connecticut Communities Receive Federal Grants That Will Support Second Chance Initiatives, Prevent Youth Substance Use
Dec. 11, 2014 Insular Areas and Freely Associated States Energy Development
Aug. 4, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Helps Expand Access to Treatment for Opioid Addiction
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
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