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Date Title Officials Location
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the office of Managament and Budget - Urging Administration to Maintain Anti-Drug-Funding Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the office of Managament and Budget - Urging Administration to Maintain Anti-Drug-Funding Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the office of Managament and Budget - Urging Administration to Maintain Anti-Drug-Funding Rep. Jamin Raskin Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the office of Managament and Budget - Urging Administration to Maintain Anti-Drug-Funding Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
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 Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
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 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Unknown
May 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget- Reductions to the Office of the National Drug Control Policy Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget- Reductions to the Office of the National Drug Control Policy Rep. John Delaney Unknown
May 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget- Reductions to the Office of the National Drug Control Policy Rep. Jamin Raskin Unknown
May 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget- Reductions to the Office of the National Drug Control Policy Rep. Anthony Brown Unknown
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Funding for Opioid Crisis and Medical Research Sen. Benjamin Cardin Unknown
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Funding for Opioid Crisis and Medical Research Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
March 29, 2017 As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Schakowsky, Cummings, DeLauro, and Welch Introduce Comprehensive Bill to Address Drug Pricing Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell - Regarding Opioid Crisis Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 15, 2017 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Information Request on FDA approval of new Deflazacort Drug Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 8, 2017 Cummings and Welch Propose Medicare Drug Negotiation Bill in Meeting With President Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 7, 2017 Cummings to Meet with President on Lowering Prescription Drug Prices Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act Introduced to Help Lower Skyrocketing Cost of Medicine Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Spencer Williamson, President and CEO of Kaleo Pharmaceuticals - Demanding Answers to Recent Naloxone Price Spike Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2017 Senators View Security, Immigration Processing Operations at U.S.-Mexico Border Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2017 In Visit to Mexico City, Senators Reaffirm Strong U.S.-Mexico Relationship Sen. Benjamin Cardin Mexico City, Mexico
Feb. 16, 2017 Cummings Issues Statement in Response to President Trump's Press Conference Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Jeffrey S. Aronin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marathon Pharmaceuticals, LLC - Information Request on Pricing Plan for Emflaza (Deflazacort) Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Healthcare Repeal and the Opioid Crisis Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Opioid Crisis Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Healthcare Repeal and the Opioid Crisis Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Opioid Crisis Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Fighting the Opioid Crisis Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Van Hollen to Trump: Don't Pull the Rug Out From Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Fighting the Opioid Crisis Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 27, 2016 Cardin Praises CMS Waiver for Streamlining Treatment of Substance Abuse Patients Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Dec. 16, 2016 Letter to Gary Ruckelshaus, Vice President and General Counsel of Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc. - Information Request Regarding Alleged Price Fixing of Certain Drugs Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2016 Van Hollen Supports Passage of 21st Century Cures Act Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
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 Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
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 Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the United States and the Hon. Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Request to Investigate Cost of Diabetes Products Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2016 Delaney Applauds Addition of Washington County to Federal Drug Trafficking Prevention Program Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Ranking Member's Opening Statement on "Reviewing the Rising Price of EpiPens" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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 Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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 Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2016 Cardin Underscores Importance of Addiction Treatment Services at The Baltimore Station, Helping Up Mission Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Aug. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy & Commerce and the Honorable Frank Pallone, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy & Commerce - Request for Hearing on EpiPen Price Hike Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 25, 2016 Sarbanes Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic Signed Into Law Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
July 21, 2016 Co-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act (HR 3680) Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
July 21, 2016 Hoyer Attends Briefing on Regional Response to Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Rep. Steny Hoyer Greenbelt, MD
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 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Goodlatte Applauds Congressional Action to Combat America's Opioid Crisis Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
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 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Reconciled Opioid Abuse Package Passes U.S. House of Representatives Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
July 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
July 6, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Democratic Conferee's Letter Calling for Adequate Funding in Opioid Package Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Call for Affordable Medical Treatment for Opioid Dependency Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Issues Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Statement on "Cartels and U.S. Heroin Epidemic" Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Addressing the Nation's Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 26, 2016 Cardin: Combatting Heroin Production in Mexico Makes Difference in Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
May 20, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Congress Crafts Opioid Addiction Legislation, but Struggles With Funding Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 17, 2016 WMAR - New Federal Effort to Address Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 17, 2016 Baltimore Sun - John Sarbanes Named to Conference Committee Crafting Opioid Bill Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 17, 2016 WMAR - New Federal Effort to Address Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announce New Federal Effort to Reduce Opioid Abuse in Maryland and Across America Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
May 16, 2016 WBALTV - Maryland Delegation Rallies for More Addiction-Related Treatment Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 16, 2016 The Baltimore Sun - Federal Lawmakers Tout House Opioid Abuse Bills Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 14, 2016 Capital Gazette - Sarbanes' Naloxone Bill to Combat Opioid Overdoses Passes House Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
May 12, 2016 Members from Areas Hard Hit by Drug Crisis Introduce Bill to Provide More Than $1 Billion to Combat Epidemic Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Kennedy Joins House Coalition Pushing for Opioid Response Funding Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Co-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Sarbanes Bill to Address Opioid Overdose Epidemic Passes U.S. House of Representatives Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
May 10, 2016 Opioid Program Evaluation Act Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 Opioid Addiction Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 Energy & Commerce Committee Advances Sarbanes Bill to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Committee Advances 12 Bills to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
March 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Kay Granger, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and The Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber of the House Appropriations Committee - House Members Urge Full Funding of President Obama's Colombia Aid Reques Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
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 Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 22, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Cummings, Hearing on "American's Heroin and Opioid Abuse Epidemic" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - On Budget Emergency Supplemental Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Hoyer Announces Federal Funding for Treatment of Prescription Opioid and Heroin Addiction in the Fifth District Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Cardin Says Senate-Passed Bill to Address Opioid Crisis Praiseworthy but Incomplete Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Cummings Praises President Obama's Proposal to Address Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2015 Omnibus Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Hoyer Speaks on Panel at the Mental Health Association of Maryland's Conference Rep. Steny Hoyer Annapolis, MD
Oct. 30, 2015 Cardin Calls Two-Year Budget "Progress' Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2015 Sarbanes Announces More Than $4 Million in Federal Grants to Help Combat Opioid Addiction and Substance Abuse in Maryland Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Violence on the Border: Keeping U.S. Personnel Safe Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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