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
June 22, 2018 Brad Wenstrup R Ohio-2 House Sends Comprehensive Opioid Package to Senate
June 22, 2018 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R Wash.-5 McMorris Rodgers Votes to Fight Opioid Crisis and Support Communities
June 25, 2018 Raja Krishnamoorthi D Ill.-8 US House Passes Congressman Krishnamoorthis Bipartisan, Illinois Member-Led Amendment To Keep Non-Opioid Pain Treatments
June 22, 2018 Blaine Luetkemeyer R Mo.-3 Blaine's Bulletin: Tackling the Opioid Crisis
June 22, 2018 Markwayne Mullin R Okla.-2 Mullin Votes to Combat the Opioid Crisis
June 22, 2018 Mark Walker R N.C.-6 Following NC Opioid Crisis Tour, Walker Votes to Approve the Most Significant Congressional Action on Drug Epidemic in History
June 22, 2018 Peter Welch D Vt.-1 House Approves Opioid Package, Including Three Welch Bills
June 22, 2018 Don Young R Alaska-1 Congressman Young SUPPORTS Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis
June 22, 2018 Don Young R Alaska-1 Congressman Young Introduces Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic
June 13, 2018 Richard Hudson R N.C.-8 Hudson's Bipartisan Opioid Bill Unanimously Passes House
June 13, 2018 Kevin Cramer R N.D. CRAMER: HOUSE PASSES MAJOR LEGISLATION TO COMBAT THE OPIOID CRISIS
June 12, 2018 Brett Guthrie R Ky.-2 Guthrie Opioids Bill Passes House
June 12, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Brooks Bipartisan Poison Control Bill to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Passes the House
June 12, 2018 Debbie Dingell D Mich.-12 House Passes Three Bipartisan Dingell Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic
June 12, 2018 Morgan Griffith R Va.-9 Griffith Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis Passes House
June 12, 2018 Doug LaMalfa R Calif.-1 House Passes Dozens of Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic
June 12, 2018 Blaine Luetkemeyer R Mo.-3 Luetkemeyer Supports House Efforts to Tackle the Opioid Crisis
June 12, 2018 Cheri Bustos D Ill.-17 VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos Speaks on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Passes in the House
June 12, 2018 Frank Pallone D N.J.-6 Pallone Bill to Empower FDA to Combat Illicit Opioid Importation Passes House
June 12, 2018 Ben Ray Luján D N.M.-3 Three Lujn Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis Pass House
June 12, 2018 Bill Pascrell Jr. D N.J.-9 House Passes Pascrell Alternatives to Opioids Legislation
June 12, 2018 John Sarbanes D Md.-3 Sarbanes Opioid Addiction Treatment Bill Passes U.S. House of Representatives
June 12, 2018 Scott Tipton R Colo.-3 Tiptons Bill to Prevent Prescribed Opioid Abuse Passes House
June 12, 2018 Lee Zeldin R N.Y.-1 Rep. Zeldin Supports 26 Bipartisan Bills to Combat Our Nations Opioid Abuse Epidemic
June 12, 2018 Elise Stefanik R N.Y.-21 Stefanik and Colleagues to Take Significant Steps to Tackle Heroin and Opioid Epidemic
June 12, 2018 Fred Upton R Mich.-6 Dingell-Upton Opioid Legislation Clears U.S. House
June 10, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Visits Goodwill Easter Seals in Dayton as He Works to Address Workforce Shortage Created by Opioid Epidemic
June 8, 2018 Brian Fitzpatrick R Pa.-1 Fitzpatrick, Curbelo, Thompson Opioid Bill Heads to House Floor
June 8, 2018 F. James Sensenbrenner R Wis.-5 For Some in Congress, the Opioid Crisis Is Personal
June 8, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio In Cleveland, Portman Tours the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and Participates in a Opioid Roundtable Discussion with Hospital Leadership
June 8, 2018 Gary Peters D Mich. Peters Applauds $92,469 Federal Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis in Genesee County
June 8, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio In Cleveland, Portman Participates in a Roundtable Discussion at MetroHealth Medical Center Highlighting $1.9 Million in CARA Grant Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
June 7, 2018 Jeanne Shaheen D N.H. Shaheen Applauds Coalition Effort to Educate American Youth on Opioids
June 7, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio President Answers Brown’s Call for Public Health Awareness Campaign to Fight Opioid Epidemic
June 7, 2018 Todd Young R Ind. Young, Donnelly Introduce Legislation Encouraging Non-Opioid Pain Management Alternatives
June 7, 2018 Brett Guthrie R Ky.-2 ICYMI: Guthrie Questions Health Secretary on Opioids, Workforce Development
June 7, 2018 Brett Guthrie R Ky.-2 ICYMI: Guthrie Questions Health Secretary on Opioids, Workforce Development
June 6, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 VIDEO: Brooks Discusses Role of Poison Control Centers During #OpioidCrisis
June 7, 2018 Charles E. Grassley R Iowa Grassley Statement Ahead of Committee Votes on Circuit, District Court Nominees and Opioid Bill
June 6, 2018 Jim Langevin D R.I.-2 Committee Passes Langevin, King Legislation to Combat Opioid Trafficking
June 5, 2018 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Important Opioid Research Taking Place in Kentucky
June 4, 2018 Susan Collins R Maine Older Americans and Opioid Misuse: Supporting An Often Overlooked Population in the Opioid Crisis
June 4, 2018 Tom Cole R Okla.-4 Congress Is At The Forefront Of The Fight Against Opioids
June 4, 2018 Susan Collins R Maine ICYMI: CBSs 60 Minutes Spotlights Senator Collins Work to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren as a Result of the Opioid Crisis
June 1, 2018 Charles E. Grassley R Iowa Q & A: Eye on Opioid Crisis
June 1, 2018 Gary Peters D Mich. Peters Holds Roundtable Discussion on Opioid Epidemic at Gerrish Township Fire Department
June 1, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. After Securing Federal Investments, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $2.4 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
May 23, 2018 Joe Manchin III D W.Va. Manchin and Scott Address Opioid Roundtable Hosted by Shatterproof
May 23, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Capito, Manchin Introduce Bill to Support Treatment for Babies Exposed to Opioids
May 23, 2018 Kevin McCarthy R Calif.-23 GOP Leading the Charge Against the Opioid Crisis
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