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Date Title Officials Location
Jan. 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use - Question Administration Decision to Suspend Updates to Database on Effective Substance Misuse and Mental Health Treatment Practices Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2018 Letter to Donald Trump, President - Renew the Opioid Public Health Emergency Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Black Lung Regulation Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Votes to Fund CHIP, WV Disaster Aid Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 Letter to Acting Administrator Robert W. Patterson, DEA - Act Swiftly on Partial Fill Law Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Protect our Most Vulnerable and Frail Patient Population from CMS Cuts Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 42,240 Americans Die from Opioids Last Year, Manchin Asks when Government will Take it Seriously Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Bill J. Crouch, Secretary Health and Human Resources - Recommendations on Combating Opioid Epidemic to West Virginia DHHR for Use in Response Plan Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, and the Hon. Charles Schumer - Commit Resources To Opioid Epidemic Sen. Joe Manchin Unknown
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, and the Hon. Charles Schumer - Commit Resources To Opioid Epidemic Sen. Shelley Capito Unknown
Dec. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner, FDA, and the Hon. Robert Patterson, Acting Administrator, DEA - Consider Rescheduling Nerve-Pain Medication that has Been Connected to Overdose Deaths in West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2017 Letter to Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Rep. Jenkins Urges Senate to Reauthorize CHIP Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee - O'halleran Leads Bipartisan Letter Opposing Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee - O'halleran Leads Bipartisan Letter Opposing Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Messer Pushes to Repeal Obamacare Individual Mandate in Final Tax Bill Rep. Alexander Mooney Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2017 Markey, Collins, Van Hollen, Capito Introduce Legislation to Extend Availability of New Alzheimer's Semipostal Stamp Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - CHIP Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Courtney, Kelly Lead Bipartisan Coalition In Urging Repeal Of "Cadillac Tax" Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Manchin, Capito Introduce Bill to Strengthen Opioid Safety in VA Choice Program Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Reps. Thompson & McKinley Stand Up for Rural Patients, Hospitals Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Senators Baldwin, Capito, Moran, Manchin, Blumenthal and Tester Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform to Strengthen Opioid Safety in the VA Choice Program Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Manchin, Capito Introduce Bill to Strengthen Opioid Safety in VA Choice Program Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Senators Baldwin, Capito, Moran, Manchin, Blumenthal and Tester Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform to Strengthen Opioid Safety in the VA Choice Program Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2017 Shaheen Introduces Bipartisan Opioid Funding Formula Bill to Prioritize NH and Other Hardest-Hit States Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2017 Shaheen Introduces Bipartisan Opioid Funding Formula Bill to Prioritize NH and Other Hardest-Hit States Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2017 Manchin and Capito Introduce Bill to Prioritize Funding for States Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2017 Manchin and Capito Introduce Bill to Prioritize Funding for States Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Statement on HHS Nominee Alex Azar Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2017 Heller, Manchin Introduce Legislation Following Shocking Report that VA Buried Medical Mistakes Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2017 Hirono, Capito, Green, Bucshon Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Seniors' Access to Shingles Vaccine Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Eric D. Hargan, Acting Secretary, HHS - Focus on Alzheimer's in Women Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2017 Capito Introduces Legislation to Create Health Infrastructure to Combat Alzheimer's Disease Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2017 Tonko, Senators Introduce Sweeping Bipartisan National Alzheimer's Infrastructure Bill Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Supports CHIP Reauthorization Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2017 McKinley Protects Seniors' Access to Healthcare Rep. David McKinley Unknown
Oct. 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Eric Hagan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Hon. Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Abraham, Sewell lead bipartisan coalition to preserve home health Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, the Hon. Jack Reed, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, and the Hon. Adam Smith - Support for Medical Research Program Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2017 Letter to Governor Chris Christie, ONDCP - Opioid Commission Include Legacy Act in Final Report Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2017 Letter to Governor Chris Christie, ONDCP - Opioid Commission Include Legacy Act in Final Report Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2017 Manchin Statement on Bipartisan Healthcare Deal Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2017 Manchin Applauds Pulling Marino Nomination, Thanks President For Recognizing Need for Leadership at National Drug Control Policy Office Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2017 Manchin Calls for White House to Withdraw Rep. Marino Nomination to Lead National Drug Control Policy Office Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2017 McKinley Reacts to President Trump's Executive Action on Health Care Rep. David McKinley Unknown
Oct. 12, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Statement on President's Healthcare Executive Order Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2017 Manchin Applauds CMS for Expanding Medicaid Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment in West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2017 Letter to Donald Wright, Acting Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Congress Members Send Letter to HHS on Direct Supervision Rep. David McKinley Unknown
Oct. 6, 2017 Letter to Donald Wright, Acting Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Congress Members Send Letter to HHS on Direct Supervision Rep. Evan Jenkins Unknown
Sept. 28, 2017 McKinley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Access to Care, Support Rural Hospitals Rep. David McKinley Unknown
Sept. 27, 2017 Letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 228 Bipartisan Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Changes to 340B Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2017 Manchin Continues To Fight For Funding For West Virginia Community Health Centers Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2017 Letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 228 Bipartisan Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Changes to 340B Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2017 Saving Our Smallest: Congressman Tim Ryan Reintroduces the Healthy Start Reauthorization Act Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Senators Join Bipartisan Effort to Extend Critical Funding for Community Health Centers Before End of Month Deadline Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Senators Join Bipartisan Effort to Extend Critical Funding for Community Health Centers Before End of Month Deadline Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2017 Following Announcement Of National Opioid Emergency, Durbin And Bipartisan Sponsors Of Medicaid Care Act Press Trump To Heed Own Commission's Recommendations And Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2017 Following Announcement Of National Opioid Emergency, Durbin And Bipartisan Sponsors Of Medicaid Care Act Press Trump To Heed Own Commission's Recommendations And Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Aug. 10, 2017 Stabenow, Collins, Capito, Markey Announce TRICARE Will Cover New Care Plans for Families of Alzheimer's Patients Sen. Shelley Capito Unknown
Aug. 2, 2017 Coons, Capito, Cotton, Cassidy, Shaheen, Warren re-introduce bipartisan bill to establish National EMS Memorial Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
July 28, 2017 Manchin Statement on the Failed Senate Attempt to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
July 28, 2017 Capito Statement on Health Care Vote Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
July 28, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Statement on Senate Healthcare Vote Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
July 26, 2017 Manchin: A Vote to Proceed Debate is a Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 Capito Will Vote to Begin Debate to Repeal, Replace Obamacare Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 Why Won't Senate Democrats Even Debate Healthcare? Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
July 20, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Helps Fund Black Lung Clinics, Substance Abuse Treatment Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
July 18, 2017 Capito Statement on Health Care, Vote to Repeal Obamacare Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
July 13, 2017 Capito Statement on Revised Senate Health Care Bill Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Senators Urge Department of Defense to Explore Efforts to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs in TRICARE Sen. Shelley Capito Unknown
June 27, 2017 Tester and Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee Members Highlight Impact of Senate Health Care Plan on Veterans Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, D.C.
June 27, 2017 Portman, Capito Announce Opposition to Current Senate Health Draft Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
June 26, 2017 Manchin Statement on Congressional Budget Office Score of the Republican Healthcare Bill Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Access to Lifesaving Medicine Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Capito Statement on Senate Health Care Discussion Draft Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Manchin Statement on the Republican Healthcare Bill Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Manchin Meets with West Virginians Opposed to the House Healthcare Bill Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Manchin Releases Report Detailing How the House Healthcare Bill Would Worsen the Opioid Crisis Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
June 16, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Supports Veterans Funding Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
June 13, 2017 Capito and Manchin Announce More Than $65K for Nurse Anesthetist Training Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Manchin Joins Colleagues in Asking for Highest Level of Funding to Support Black Lung Health Clinics Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
June 5, 2017 McKinley Votes to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Rep. David McKinley Unknown
June 1, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Announces Grants Available for Drug Treatment, Response Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
May 31, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Tom Price, MD, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Cramer Leads Bipartisan Letter on Charitable Health Assistance with Support from 40% of House Chamber Rep. David McKinley Washington, DC
May 25, 2017 Manchin Leads Colleagues in Discussion of Opioid Epidemic on the Senate Floor Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 24, 2017 Manchin Statement on Congressional Budget Office Score of the House of Representatives Healthcare Bill Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 24, 2017 VA Committee Passes Rubio, Isakson, Tester Accountability Bill Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 23, 2017 Capito Statement on ONDCP Funding in President's Budget Proposal Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 22, 2017 Manchin Attends New Greenbrier VA Outpatient Clinic Opening Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 22, 2017 Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $8.5 Million for Health Clinics in Huntington and Baker Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 22, 2017 Capito and Manchin Announce More Than $8.5 Million for Health Clinics in Huntington and Baker Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 18, 2017 Senators Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Assist Family Caregivers Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 18, 2017 Capito and Manchin Announce More Than $2.3 Million in Funding for Princeton Health Services Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 18, 2017 Manchin and Capito Announce More THan $2.3 Million in Funding for Princeton Health Services Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Capito, Bipartisan Group Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Capito and Manchin Announce More than $2.9 Million for West Virginia Health Care Services Sen. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Durbin, Portman, Brown, Capito, King, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Expand Access To Substance Abuse Treatment Under Medicaid Sen. Shelley Capito 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. Joe Manchin Unknown
May 17, 2017 Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $2.9 Million for West Virginia Healthcare Services Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Rep. Jenkins Introduces CRIB Act to Help NAS Babies Rep. Evan Jenkins Washington, DC
May 16, 2017 Senators From States Hit Hardest by Opioid Epidemic Discuss Disastrous Impact Healthcare Repeal Would Have on the Fight to Curb the Crisis Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
May 11, 2017 Manchin Introduces Bipartisan Miners Pension Protection Act Sen. Joe Manchin Washington, DC
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