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
May 23, 2018 Angus King I Maine King Re-Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Treatment for Babies Exposed to Opioids
May 23, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown, Portman, Capito, King, Manchin, Heller, Casey, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Treatment for Babies Exposed To Opioids
May 23, 2018 Sheldon Whitehouse D R.I. Whitehouse Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Treatment for Babies Exposed to Opioids
May 23, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio Portman Op-Ed: The STOP Act Will Help Keep Deadly Synthetic Opioids Out of Ohio
May 22, 2018 Charles E. Grassley R Iowa Grassley, Brown, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Sunshine Bill to Help End the Cycle of Opioid Addiction
May 22, 2018 Brett Guthrie R Ky.-2 ICYMI: Guthrie Legislation to Help Women and Infants with Opioid Dependency Passes in Committee
May 22, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Commerce Committee Approves Capito Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic, Bridge Digital Divide
May 22, 2018 Brian Higgins D N.Y.-26 Higgins Announces Committee Action on Several Pieces of Legislation Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
May 21, 2018 John Moolenaar R Mich.-4 Moolenaar Supports Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
May 21, 2018 Maria Cantwell D Wash. Cantwell Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support from 39 Attorneys General
May 21, 2018 Kyrsten Sinema D Ariz. Sinema Bill to Combat Senior Opioid Epidemic Clears Key Hurdle
May 18, 2018 Bill Foster D Ill.-11 Foster Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Help Women and Infants with Opioid Dependency
May 18, 2018 Kathy Castor D Fla.-14 U.S. Rep. Castor Calls on Congress to Address Opioid Health Crisis
May 18, 2018 Judy Chu D Calif.-27 House Committees Unanimously Advance Three Opioid Related Bills Supported by Rep. Chu
May 18, 2018 Chris Collins R N.Y.-27 Collins Backed Bills to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Head to House Floor
May 18, 2018 Larry Bucshon R Ind.-8 Energy and Commerce Committee Passes Pair of Opioid-Related Bills Introduced by Dr. Bucshon
May 17, 2018 Bill Cassidy R La. Cassidy, Nelson, Cardin Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to Opioid Treatment
May 17, 2018 Benjamin L. Cardin D Md. Cardin, Cassidy, Nelson Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to Opioid Treatment
May 15, 2018 Martin Heinrich D N.M. Udall, Heinrich, Luján Call for NM Counties to be Prioritized in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
May 16, 2018 Jackie Walorski R Ind.-2 Walorski Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic Approved by Committee
May 16, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Capito Chairs Hearing on DHS Efforts to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
May 16, 2018 Shelley Moore Capito R W.Va. Capito Introduces Legislation to Prevent Diversion of Opioids
May 15, 2018 Tom Udall D N.M. Udall, Heinrich, Lujn Call for NM Counties to be Prioritized in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
May 17, 2018 Yvette D. Clarke D N.Y.-9 CLARKE, KINZINGER OPIOID LEGISLATION PASSES THROUGH COMMITTEE
May 17, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 ICYMI: Brooks Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic Head to the House Floor
May 17, 2018 Robert E. Latta R Ohio-5 Latta: E&C Committee Providing Real Solutions to the Opioid Crisis
May 17, 2018 Morgan Griffith R Va.-9 Griffith Participates in Markup of Legislation to Address Opioid Crisis
May 17, 2018 John Moolenaar R Mich.-4 Moolenaar Supports Legislation Funding the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis
May 17, 2018 Frank Pallone D N.J.-6 Pallone Bill to Empower FDA to Combat Illicit Opioid Importation Passes Energy and Commerce Committee
May 17, 2018 Bobby L. Rush D Ill.-1 Rush Statement at Full Committee Markup on Opioid Bills
May 16, 2018 Bill Pascrell Jr. D N.J.-9 Committee Advances Pascrell Legislation Preventing Synthetic Opioids from Entering United States
May 16, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. Senator Baldwin Questions Trump Officials on Stopping Flow of Illicit Opioids into America
May 16, 2018 Mike Kelly R Pa.-16 Ways & Means Committee Advances Kelly Bill to Protect Seniors from Opioid Abuse
May 16, 2018 Dianne Feinstein D Calif. Feinstein, Grassley, Capito, Durbin Introduce Bill to Prevent Diversion of Opioids
May 16, 2018 Vern Buchanan R Fla.-16 Buchanan Bill Creates National Opioid Database
May 15, 2018 Ben Ray Luján D N.M.-3 Udall, Heinrich, Lujn Call for NM Counties to be Prioritized in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
May 15, 2018 Scott Peters D Calif.-52 Reps. Peters & Bucshon Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Provide Seniors with Innovative, Non-Opioid Pain Management Options
May 15, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio At Homeland Security Committee Hearing, DHS Secretary Nielsen Reconfirms Support for STOP Act to Combat Opioid Crisis
May 15, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio Portman Op-Ed in The Washington Post: The Private Sector Has A Powerful Incentive To Treat Opioid Addiction
May 11, 2018 Bill Pascrell Jr. D N.J.-9 Pascrell, Pallone Discuss Legislation to Combat Illicit Opioid Importation at International Mail Center
May 11, 2018 Frank Pallone D N.J.-6 Pallone & Pascrell Tour NJ International Mail Center and Discuss Legislation to Combat Illicit Opioid Importation
May 11, 2018 Mike Lee R Utah Together We Can Beat the Opioid Epidemic
May 10, 2018 Ben Ray Luján D N.M.-3 Lujn Advances Four Bills to Address Opioid Crisis
May 10, 2018 Marco Rubio R Fla. Amid National Opioid Crisis, Rubio, Nelson Introduce Bill to Identify Illicit Sober Homes
May 10, 2018 Chris Collins R N.Y.-27 Collins Applauds Advancement of 25 Bills Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
May 10, 2018 Mark DeSaulnier D Calif.-11 Legislation to Fight Opioid Epidemic Authored by Representatives DeSaulnier and Carter Successfully Passes Out of Committee
May 9, 2018 John Sarbanes D Md.-3 Sarbanes Bill Expanding Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment Programs Passes Unanimously Through House Energy and Commerce Committee
May 10, 2018 Mike Lee R Utah We can beat the opioid epidemic
May 9, 2018 Eliot L. Engel D N.Y.-16 House Energy & Commerce Committee Passes Engel RESULTS Act to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis
May 9, 2018 Jeffrey Duncan R S.C.-3 House Committee Advances 25 Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis
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