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 Impeachments

Date Member Party State / District Title
Aug. 26, 2019 Ann McLane Kuster D N.H.-2 Congresswoman Kuster Statement on Judges Landmark Decision Holding Johnson & Johnson Responsible for Fueling Oklahomas Opioid Crisis
Aug. 23, 2019 Sherrod Brown D Ohio ICYMI: Report Finds Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction More Accessible in States that Expanded Medicaid
Aug. 22, 2019 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Van Hollen, Cardin, Trone Announce $668,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Western Maryland
Aug. 22, 2019 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce $1 Million in Funding for Rural Opioid Response in Garrett County
Aug. 21, 2019 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Cardin, Van Hollen, Brown, Raskin Announce $481,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties
Aug. 22, 2019 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen, Cardin, Trone Announce $668,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Western Maryland
Aug. 22, 2019 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen, Cardin, Trone Announce $1 Million in Funding for Rural Opioid Response in Garrett County
Aug. 21, 2019 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Announce $167,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Anne Arundel County
Aug. 21, 2019 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $334,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis on the Eastern Shore
Aug. 21, 2019 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen, Cardin, Brown, Raskin Announce $481,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties
Aug. 21, 2019 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen,Cardin Announce $334,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis on the Eastern Shore
Aug. 21, 2019 Chris Van Hollen D Md. Van Hollen, Cardin, Hoyer Announce $167,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Anne Arundel County
Aug. 21, 2019 Marco Rubio R Fla. Rubio Statement on Designations Targeting Chinese Drug Kingpins Fueling America's Opioid Crisis
Aug. 21, 2019 Jamie Raskin D Md.-8 Raskin, Brown, Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $481,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties
Aug. 21, 2019 Bill Cassidy R La. Cassidy Visits Teche Action Clinic to Discuss Efforts to Combat Opioids
Aug. 20, 2019 Stephanie Murphy D Fla.-7 Murphy Announces Nearly $500,000 in Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Central Florida
Aug. 19, 2019 Christopher A. Coons D Del. August 22: Sen. Coons, Office of Nat’l Drug Control Policy director to host opioid crisis event at UD’s STAR Campus
Aug. 13, 2019 David McKinley R W.Va.-1 West Virginia Receives More Than $9M In Federal Opioid Funding
Aug. 15, 2019 Jackie Walorski R Ind.-2 Walorski Announces $1M Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis in Starke County
Aug. 15, 2019 Jon Tester D Mont. In Fight to Curb Opioid Epidemic, Tester Announces More than $3 Million for Montana Health Care Providers [press_release]
Aug. 14, 2019 John Moolenaar R Mich.-4 Moolenaar Welcomes Grants for Fighting the Opioid Crisis
Aug. 14, 2019 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Senator McConnell Helps Secure $6.6 Million for Fletcher Group to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic in Rural Kentucky
Aug. 14, 2019 Tom Reed R N.Y.-23 Reed Delivers Million Dollar Grant to Chautauqua County to Combat Opioid Crisis
Aug. 14, 2019 Robert Menendez D N.J. Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M to Combat NJ’s Opioid Epidemic
Aug. 13, 2019 Richard J. Durbin D Ill. Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $1.5 Million In Opioid, Behavioral Health Services For Southern Illinois Community Health Centers
Aug. 13, 2019 Richard J. Durbin D Ill. Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $1.5 Million In Opioid, Behavorial Health Services For Western Illinois Community Health Centers
Aug. 13, 2019 Richard J. Durbin D Ill. Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $2.1 Million In Opioid, Behavioral Health Services For Central Illinois Community Health Centers
Aug. 13, 2019 Richard J. Durbin D Ill. Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $4.5 Million In Opioid, Behavioral Health Services For Chicago Community Health Centers
Aug. 13, 2019 Robin Kelly D Ill.-2 Congresswoman Kelly Completes Naloxone Training, Seeks to Raise Awareness of Training for Lifesaving Opioid-Reversal Drug
Aug. 12, 2019 Angus King ID Maine Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $6 Million to Help Maine Fight the Opioid Crisis
Aug. 12, 2019 Andy Harris R Md.-1 Rep. Harris Announces Award for Opioid Addiction and Mental Health Services in Marylands First District
Aug. 12, 2019 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Senator McConnell Helps Secure $725,000 for St. Claire HealthCare to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Aug. 12, 2019 Susan Collins R Maine Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $6 Million to Help Maine Fight the Opioid Crisis
Aug. 9, 2019 Roy Blunt R Mo. Missouri to Receive More Than $14.7 Million in Opioid Grants Funded by Blunt-Led Bill
May 14, 2019 Alex Mooney R W.Va.-2 Congressman Alex X. Mooney Announces $200,000 for Rural Opioid Response in Morgan County
Aug. 9, 2019 Martin Heinrich D N.M. NM Delegation Announces $6 Million to Combat New Mexico’s Opioid Crisis
Aug. 9, 2019 Buddy Carter R Ga.-1 Carter Applauds Grants to Combat Opioid Crisis in First District
Aug. 9, 2019 Bill Cassidy R La. Cassidy Announces $7M in Grants For Louisiana to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Aug. 9, 2019 Edward J. Markey D Mass. Senators Markey and Hassan Query HHS on Status of Measuring Opioid Response Progress
Aug. 8, 2019 Fred Upton R Mich.-6 New Grant to Western Michigan University to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Aug. 8, 2019 Richard J. Durbin D Ill. Durbin Asks Barr To Investigate Opioid Companies That Fueled Addiction Epidemic
Aug. 7, 2019 Edward J. Markey D Mass. Senator Markey, Sheriff Koutoujian Promote Expansion of Opioid Treatment in Jails
Aug. 7, 2019 David Kustoff R Tenn.-8 Kustoff Hosts Opioid Roundtable with Local Leaders
Aug. 7, 2019 Robert E. Latta R Ohio-5 PSA: Talk to your families about the dangers of opioid abuse
Aug. 5, 2019 Josh Gottheimer D N.J.-5 Gottheimer, Cureton Bring Together Business and Law Enforcement to Help Fight Opioid Crisis
July 1, 2019 Dusty Johnson R S.D.-1 Reps. Dusty Johnson and David Trone Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis on College Campuses
Aug. 1, 2019 David Trone D Md.-6 Rep. David Trone Celebrates New Opioid Prescription Guidelines for Federal Employees
July 31, 2019 Christopher A. Coons D Del. Sens. Coons, Gardner introduce legislation to support research on opioid addiction
July 30, 2019 Sherrod Brown D Ohio ICYMI: Brown Takes to Senate Floor to Demand End to Tax Breaks for Opioid Ads, As Reports Reveal Drug Companies Inundated Communities with Highly Addictive Drugs
July 29, 2019 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Takes To Senate Floor to Demand End to Tax Breaks for Opioid Ads
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