Recent Congressional Statements on Opioids

Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate issue press releases and other statements on multiple topics via their official websites. Represent regularly checks for new statements and posts links to them here. You can search the titles and text of the statements.

Recent Topics Opioids

Date Member Party State / District Title
Sept. 26, 2018 Paul Tonko D N.Y.-20 Tonko, Lujn Addiction Treatment Bill Included in Opioid Package Agreement
Sept. 26, 2018 Ben Ray Luján D N.M.-3 Tonko, Lujn Addiction Treatment Bill Included in Opioid Package Agreement
Sept. 26, 2018 Ken Buck R Colo.-4 Buck Language Makes Final Bicameral, Bipartisan Opioid Agreement
Sept. 26, 2018 Jerrold Nadler D N.Y.-10 House Committee Leaders Announce Support for Opioid Package
Sept. 26, 2018 Doug Collins R Ga.-9 Collins bill included in bicameral opioid relief package
Sept. 18, 2018 Donald W. Norcross D N.J.-1 Norcross Opioid Bills Move Forward in Senate
Sept. 25, 2018 Mark Warner D Va. Sen. Warner Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Treatment for Opioid Abuse
Sept. 26, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio Key Portman Initiatives Included in Final Opioid Package
Sept. 26, 2018 Robert E. Latta R Ohio-5 Latta-authored INFO Act Included in Final Opioid Package
Sept. 26, 2018 Lamar Alexander R Tenn. Alexander: Senate and House Reach Consensus on What Senate Leader McConnell Calls Landmark Opioids Legislation
Sept. 25, 2018 Charles E. Grassley R Iowa Grassley, Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Treatment for Opioid Abuse
Sept. 25, 2018 Jim Langevin D R.I.-2 Delegation, Raimondo Announce $12.6 Million for RI Opioids Fight
Sept. 19, 2018 Rick Crawford R Ark.-1 Arkansas Community Health Centers Awarded Nearly $3 Million to Combat Opioid Addiction
Sept. 25, 2018 Sheldon Whitehouse D R.I. Delegation, Raimondo Announce $12.6 Million for RI Opioids Fight
Sept. 24, 2018 Mark Warner D Va. Warner & Kaine Announce Va. Will Receive More Than $6 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis
Sept. 24, 2018 Martin Heinrich D N.M. Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $400,000 in Rural Opioid Grants for Rio Arriba County
Sept. 24, 2018 Ben Ray Luján D N.M.-3 Udall, Heinrich, Lujn Announce $400,000 in Rural Opioid Grants for Rio Arriba County
Sept. 21, 2018 Joe Manchin III D W.Va. Manchin and Capito Announce $35 Million to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia
Sept. 24, 2018 Tom Udall D N.M. Udall, Heinrich, Lujn Announce $400,000 in Rural Opioid Grants for Rio Arriba County
Sept. 24, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Announces Federal HIDTA Designation to Help Butler County Address Opioid Crisis
Sept. 24, 2018 Tim Kaine D Va. Warner & Kaine Announce Va. Will Receive More Than $6 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis
Sept. 21, 2018 Robert Menendez D N.J. Menendez, Booker, Murphy Announce Over $30 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis in New Jersey
Sept. 21, 2018 Robert Menendez D N.J. Feds grant $30.6M to NJ to combat opioid problem
Sept. 24, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Capito Op-Ed: West Virginia Challenges, Solutions Help Shape Opioids Fight
Sept. 24, 2018 Raja Krishnamoorthi D Ill.-8 Congressman Krishnamoorthi Applauds Increased Funding To Combat Opioid Abuse Among Veterans
Sept. 24, 2018 Roger Wicker R Miss. Wicker Supports New Effort to Fight Opioid Abuse
Sept. 22, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Indiana to Receive $27.8 Million to Address Opioid Crisis
Sept. 21, 2018 Cindy Hyde-Smith R Miss. HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR “ALL-HANDS-ON-DECK APPROACH” TO FIGHTING MISSISSIPPI'S OPIOID PROBLEM
Sept. 21, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Capito, Manchin Announce $35 Million to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia
Sept. 21, 2018 Patrick J. Leahy D Vt. Vermont Receives $4 Million Through Leahy-Led Program To Address The Opioid Crisis
Sept. 21, 2018 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen: Senate Passage of Opioid Legislation Includes Important Resources for Maryland
Sept. 21, 2018 Joe Courtney D Conn.-2 Courtney Announces Nearly $600,000 in Federal Opioid Funding for Eastern Connecticut
Sept. 21, 2018 Tim Ryan D Ohio-13 Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $755,000 for OH-13 in Additional Opioid Addiction Funding
Sept. 21, 2018 John Thune R S.D. Fighting the Opioid Crisis Head On
Sept. 17, 2018 Mark Warner D Va. Warner & Kaine Praise Senate Passage of Comprehensive Opioid & Substance Abuse Bill That Included Their Own Legislation
Sept. 21, 2018 Mike Lee R Utah A Community Based Response to the Opioid Crisis
Sept. 20, 2018 Tim Scott R S.C. Senate Passes Two Scott Bills in Landmark Opioid Crisis Package
Sept. 21, 2018 Josh Gottheimer D N.J.-5 Gottheimer Secures More Than $500,000 To Fight Opioid Crisis in North Jersey
Sept. 21, 2018 Todd Young R Ind. Indiana to Receive More Than $18 Million from HHS to Support Opioid Treatment Services
Sept. 21, 2018 Robert B. Aderholt R Ala.-4 Aderholt Announces $1.1 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis in North Alabama
Sept. 21, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $20 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 21, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. WTVO: Senator Baldwin’s Reforms Pass Senate to Fight Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 21, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Fund Opioid Abuse Treatment and Prevention, Increase NIH funding and Support Family Caregivers
Sept. 20, 2018 Sheldon Whitehouse D R.I. Whitehouse, Portman Call on House-Senate Negotiators to Strengthen Opioids Bill With CARA 2.0 Provisions
Sept. 20, 2018 Christopher H. Smith R N.J.-4 #NotEvenOnceOpioid Crisis Brings Officers into the Classroom
Sept. 20, 2018 John Hoeven R N.D. Hoeven Announces More Than $5.6 Million In Funding For North Dakota To Address Opioid Abuse, Mental Health
Sept. 20, 2018 Markwayne Mullin R Okla.-2 HHS Awards $1 Billion in New Round of Opioid Grants
Sept. 20, 2018 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Senator McConnell: Kentucky Awarded $31.47 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 20, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio Portman, Whitehouse Call on House-Senate Negotiators to Strengthen Opioids Bill With CARA 2.0 Provisions
Sept. 20, 2018 Richard C. Shelby R Ala. Shelby: $4M in Critical Opioid Treatment Grants for Alabama Community Health Centers
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