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July 7, 2017 During Visits With Patients, Providers in WA, Sen. Murray Hears Resounding Message Being Told Nationwide: Trumpcare Would Devastate Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Seattle, WA
June 29, 2017 Sen. Murray Releases New Committee Report That Shows How Devastating Trumpcare Would Be to Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 25, 2017 Workforce Development, VA Accountability, Teaching Health Centers, and More Updates for You Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Unknown
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. Derek Kilmer 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. Richard Larsen 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. Pramila Jayapal 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. Adam Smith 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. Maria Cantwell 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. Derek Kilmer 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. Richard Larsen 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. Pramila Jayapal 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. Adam Smith Unknown
May 12, 2017 Sen. Murray Issues Statement Condemning Rollback of Drug Sentencing Reforms Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
May 11, 2017 Murphy, Kilmer Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Declaring May as "Mental Health Month" Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 DelBene Statement on House Passage of a Bipartisan Omnibus Bill Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Dismissal of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
April 21, 2017 Sen. Murray Announces Washington State to Receive $11 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic Sen. Patty Murray Washington, D.C.
April 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President- Help Fight Opiod Epidemic Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Combatting the Opioid Epidemic Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Lower Prescription Drug Prices Rep. Pramila Jayapal Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Letter to the House Appropriations Committee - Calls for Opioid Addiction Recovery Funding Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
March 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell - Regarding Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Murphy, Kilmer, Herrera Beutler & Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Mental Health Patients in Crisis Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Murphy, Kilmer, Herrera Beutler & Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Mental Health Patients in Crisis Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler 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. Richard Larsen 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. Derek Kilmer 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. Denny Heck 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. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Fighting the Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Healthcare Repeal and the Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2016 Kilmer, Herrera Beutler & Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Mental Health Patients in Crisis Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2016 Sen. Murray Secures Stronger Oversight for Medical Scopes in Bipartisan Bill Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2016 Sen. Murray on Bipartisan Bill Passage That Will Help Tackle Opioid Epidemic: Will Bring Relief to Patients, Families Across Washington State Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2016 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015 Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2016 Larsen Wins Major Victory for Washington Communities in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
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 Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
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 Sen. Patty Murray 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 Rep. Richard Larsen 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 Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2016 South Whidbey Record - Opioids, Transit, Veteran Services Top Larsen's Legislative List Rep. Richard Larsen Unknown
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expanded Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage to Combat Opioid Crisis Rep. Adam Smith Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2016 Letter to Mrs. Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, Inc. - Seeking Answers on Factors Contributing to Repeated Price Hikes Sen. Patty Murray 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. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2016 DelBene to House Leaders: Opioid Funding Can't Wait Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
Aug. 16, 2016 In Snohomish County, Larsen Holds Roundtable Discussion on Opioid Epidemic; Recently Passed Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act Rep. Richard Larsen Everett, WA
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. Maria Cantwell 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. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 25, 2016 President Signs Opioid Bill with DelBene Amendment Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Murray, Wyden, Leahy, Shaheen Continue Work on Opioid Epidemic, Introduce Legislation to Fund Needed Treatment & Recovery Efforts Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Murray: We Must Continue to Push for Emergency Funding to Truly Help Patients & Families Suffering From Opioid Epidemic Sen. Patty Murray 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. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Kilmer Supports Bipartisan Bill to Help Americans and Families Hit by Opioid Epidemic Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Earns Larsen's Support Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
July 8, 2016 Jaime Herrera Beutler Helps U.S. House Pass Comprehensive Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic; Bill Expected to Head to President's Desk Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Hearing of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Conference Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Murray Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
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 Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 As Congress Heads to Conference on Opioid Epidemic, Murray Calls for Comprehensive Response, Emergency Funding for Communities in Need Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Sen. Murray: Administration Proposal Would Give Washington State the Tools and Resources Needed to Combat Opioid Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Proposal to Increase Resources to Combat Washington State's Opioid Epidemic Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
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 Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
May 27, 2016 ​DelBene: We Must Act Before Addiction Tears Our Country Apart Rep. Suzan DelBene Bothell, WA
May 27, 2016 King 5 - Lead Offers Alternative Solution To Seattle's Opioid Crisis Rep. Suzan DelBene Seattle, WA
May 13, 2016 McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Bills Addressing Opioid Crisis Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Unknown
May 13, 2016 House Passes 18 Bills to Fight Opioid Epidemic Rep. David Reichert Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Smith Statement on Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act and Related Legislation Rep. Adam Smith Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Members from Areas Hard Hit by Drug Crisis Introduce Bill to Provide More Than $1 Billion to Combat Epidemic Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 National Police Week: Blue Lives Matter Rep. David Reichert Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Newhouse Applauds Passage of Legislation Combatting Opioid Abuse Epidemic Rep. Daniel Newhouse Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 DelBene Amends Opioid Bill to Boost Local Efforts Rep. Suzan DelBene Unknown
May 12, 2016 Kennedy Joins House Coalition Pushing for Opioid Response Funding Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Rep. Adam Smith Washington, DC
April 6, 2016 Hearing of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Murray Applauds Steps to Help Patients and Families, Continues Call for Medical Research Funding Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
March 29, 2016 Murray Calls Obama Administration Announcement on Opioid Epidemic "Strong Step" Forward, Urges Continued Work Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Opioids: Murray Announces Grants to Washington State Community Health Centers to Combat Opioid Abuse, Support Those Struggling with Addiction Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Whole Womens Health v. Hellerstedt Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Markey, Senate Democrats Demand Passage Of Emergency Funding To Tackle Prescription Opioid And Heroin Crisis Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Murray Statement on Obama Administration Proposals to Combat Opioid Abuse Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Call for Increased Access to Critical Opioid Overdose Prevention Tools in Rural Communities Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Murray, Hearing on Opioid Abuse in America: Facing the Epidemic and Examining Solutions Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2015 Sen. Murray Announces Support for Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Bill to Focus Resources on Justice and Rehabilitation, Target Violent Criminals Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Manchin, Kaine, Warner Call for Investigation into FDA Decision on Oxycontin Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 20, 2015 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Call for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths Sen. Patty Murray Unknown
March 24, 2015 Letter to Chairman Ander Crenshaw and Ranking Member Jose E. Serano, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government House Committee on Appropriations - Bipartisan Call to Stop Drug Trafficking Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Letter to Chairman Ander Crenshaw and Ranking Member Jose E. Serano, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government House Committee on Appropriations - Bipartisan Call to Stop Drug Trafficking Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - E-cigarette Regulation Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Alexander, Murray Announce Initiative to Examine Drug, Device Development and Review Process Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Win for Pacific Salmon in House-Passed Spending bill Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Washington, DC
April 29, 2013 Letter to Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Chair Barbara Mikulski and Ranking Member Richard Shelby - Urging Investment in Key Program to Fight Crime in Washington State, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Aug. 23, 2012 The Political Junkie - Interview with Rick Larsen Rep. Richard Larsen Unknown
March 12, 2012 Closing the "Donut Hole": Map of 2011 Washington State Savings Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Programs for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012, and for Other Purposes--Conference Report Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012 Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
July 28, 2011 McMorris Rodgers Introduces 340B Improvement Act Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Washington, DC
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 2012 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Washington, DC
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