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 9, 2018 Judy Chu D Calif.-27 Reps. Chu and Walorski Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Opioid Alternatives
May 9, 2018 Debbie Dingell D Mich.-12 Dingell Advances Four Bipartisan Bills to Combat Opioid Epidemic, Improve Regulation of Over-the-Counter Drugs
May 9, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio Portman, Casey Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Opioid Treatment Medication for Seniors
May 9, 2018 Andy Barr R Ky.-6 Rep. Barr Fights Opioid Epidemic by Empowering Kentuckians
May 9, 2018 Richard Hudson R N.C.-8 Hudson's Bipartisan Opioid Bills Receive Unanimous Committee Approval
May 9, 2018 Debbie Dingell D Mich.-12 Dingell, Upton Opioid Legislation Advances
May 9, 2018 Bill Pascrell Jr. D N.J.-9 House Committee Advances Pascrell Alternatives to Opioids Bill
May 9, 2018 Fred Upton R Mich.-6 Upton-Dingell Opioid Legislation Advances
April 23, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Brooks, Schneider Introduce the ADAPT Act to Combat the Opioid Crisis
April 22, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Indiana Gets Another $11M to Combat Heroin, Opioid Abuse
April 23, 2018 Bill Pascrell Jr. D N.J.-9 Pascrell, Booker, Menendez Visit St. Josephs Medical Center to Tout Non-Opioid Alternatives Legislation
April 23, 2018 Cory Booker D N.J. ***VIDEO RELEASE*** Booker, Menendez, Pascrell Outline Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Opioid Crisis
April 19, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio More federal money to Ohio for the opioid fight
April 23, 2018 Patty Murray D Wash. OPIOID CRISIS: Senator Murray Unveils New Analysis Showing Opioid Crisis Costs Washington State Billions
April 23, 2018 Suzanne Bonamici D Ore.-1 Bonamici Unveils Priorities, New Legislation to Address Opioid Crisis
April 23, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown, Capito Secure Opioid Workforce Provision in Key Committee Bill
April 23, 2018 Michael R. Turner R Ohio-10 TURNER and Tonko Advance Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic
April 23, 2018 Robert Menendez D N.J. Menendez: Tackling Opioid Addiction Starts with How You Treat Pain
April 23, 2018 Robert Menendez D N.J. Menendez Praises Legislation to Help Curb Opioid Epidemic
April 23, 2018 Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan D Northern Marina Islands-79 $250,000 awarded to combat opioids
April 19, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Indiana To Receive $10.9M In Federal Funding For Opioid Epidemic Fight
April 20, 2018 Scott Tipton R Colo.-3 Colorado to Receive 7.8 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic
April 20, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Call on Administration to Take Immediate Action to Reduce Price of Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug
April 19, 2018 Tim Ryan D Ohio-13 Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $26 million In Additional Opioid Addiction Funding
April 19, 2018 Richard Blumenthal D Conn. Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announces $5.5 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis
April 19, 2018 Christopher S. Murphy D Conn. CONNECTICUT CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION ANNOUNCES $5.5 MILLION TO COMBAT OPIOID CRISIS
April 19, 2018 John Moolenaar R Mich.-4 Moolenaar Welcomes Funding to Help Fight the Opioid Crisis
April 19, 2018 Brett Guthrie R Ky.-2 Guthrie Urges Support for Opioid Legislation
April 19, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Urges Top Trump Officials to Act on Opioids at Finance Hearing
April 19, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Urges Top Trump Officials to Act on Opioids at Finance Hearing
April 19, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds More Than $7.5 Million Federal Investment for Wisconsin to Combat Opioid Epidemic
April 19, 2018 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Senators McConnell, Casey Introduce Bill to Help Opioid-Addicted Mothers, Babies
April 19, 2018 Mitch McConnell R Ky. Senator McConnell Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Opioid-Addicted Mothers, Babies
April 18, 2018 Susan Collins R Maine Senators Collins, King Announce $2 Million Grant to Maine to Fight the Opioid Crisis
April 19, 2018 Patty Murray D Wash. Senator Murray Announces New $11 Million Investment to Help Washington State Communities Combat Opioid Crisis
April 19, 2018 Rob Portman R Ohio At Senate Hearing on Opioid Crisis, Portman Calls on Senate to Pass STOP Act, Highlights Need for Three-Day Prescribing Limit
April 19, 2018 Susan Brooks R Ind.-5 Indiana to Receive $10.9 Million to Address Opioid Crisis
April 18, 2018 Fred Upton R Mich.-6 Upton: Second Round of Grants to Fight Opioid Epidemic on The Way
April 18, 2018 Ann McLane Kuster D N.H.-2 New Hampshire Delegation Statements on Release of CURES Act Opioid Funding
April 18, 2018 Bob Casey D Pa. Casey Expands on His Law to Protect Opioid Dependent Infants, Introduces New Bill to Ensure Plans of Safe Care for All Affected Infants
April 18, 2018 Lamar Alexander R Tenn. Alexander: Tennessee to Receive Another $14 Million in Fight Against Opioid Crisis
April 18, 2018 Roy Blunt R Mo. Blunt Announces New $10 Million Grant to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Missouri
April 18, 2018 Marco Rubio R Fla. Rubio Welcomes HHS Grants Combatting Opioid Addiction in Florida
April 18, 2018 Kevin Cramer R N.D. MEDIA ADVISORY: CRAMER TO ATTEND WHITE HOUSE OPIOID LISTENING SESSION
April 18, 2018 Sherrod Brown D Ohio Brown Announces Next Round of Funding to Fight Opioid Crisis
April 18, 2018 Edward J. Markey D Mass. Senator Markey Wants to Know How HHS and Justice Dept. Will Distribute New Opioid Epidemic Funding, Measure Effectiveness
April 17, 2018 Marco Rubio R Fla. Rubio, Nelson Urge HELP Committee to Move Legislation Combatting Opioid Crisis to Senate Floor
April 18, 2018 Christopher S. Murphy D Conn. MURPHY, COLLEAGUES URGE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE ACTION ON MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ADDRESS OPIOID CRISIS
April 18, 2018 Johnny Isakson R Ga. Isakson Supports Legislation to Fight Opioid Crisis
April 17, 2018 Tammy Baldwin D Wis. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis
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