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  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill


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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-07

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, far too many Americans know the toll the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic is taking on our families, our communities, and each of our States. Anti-drug groups certainly...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-15

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, both the Senate and House took decisive action to combat the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic that has devastated so many of our communities. We are now working to take...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-12

    PORTMAN. Mr. President, on March 10, this body, the U.S. Senate, passed legislation to address what is a growing problem in all of our communities, and that is the heroin and prescription drug epidemic. ...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-12

    COATS. Mr. President, I appreciate the remarks my colleague from Ohio made about this opioid issue and the impact it is having on our citizens and particularly on our young people. I support his significant...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    REID. Mr. President, we are certainly pleased we are going to pass this opioid bill shortly. Everyone should understand that the bill would have had some meat if, in fact, we had an opportunity to adopt...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    CASEY. Mr. President, I rise to address an issue we are confronting in the Senate, and it is an issue folks in Pennsylvania and across the country are dealing with every day; that is, the opioid crisis....



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    WHITEHOUSE. Madam President, I am delighted to join Senator Casey of Pennsylvania and Senator Brown of Ohio on the floor this morning to applaud what appears to be the imminent passage of the Comprehensive...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    BROWN. Thank you, Madam President. Thank you to my colleagues for the terrific work they have done on such an important issue, which in my State sort of began in the most rural of the areas of the State...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-10

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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    WYDEN. Mr. President, now that the Senate has passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, I wish to take a few moments to reflect on what I believe are going to be additional steps that are...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    LEAHY. Madam President, 8 years ago, I convened the first in a series of hearings in Vermont where the Senate Judiciary Committee examined [[Page S1434]] the growing problem of drug addiction in rural...



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    Senator Jon Tester

    From: MT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-10

    TESTER. Mr. President, earlier today the Senate overwhelming passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which is a good first step toward combatting the opioid addition epidemic facing our...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-09

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, the Senate will soon have a chance to come together in support of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a bill designed to help address the prescription opioid and heroin...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-09

    BLUNT. Mr. President, today the Senate is taking a second step to deal with a public health crisis that is destroying lives and damaging communities across the Nation, the epidemic of opioid and heroin...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-09

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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-08

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, the junior Senator from New Hampshire delivered a powerful address to our Nation this weekend. She spoke about the need to tackle a heroin and prescription opioid epidemic that...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-07

    McCONNELL. Madam President, as I noted earlier, combating substance abuse was an issue close to Nancy Reagan's heart. It is fitting that we will have an important opportunity this afternoon to address...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-07

    CORNYN. Madam President, we will soon end the debate and vote on a bill known as the CARA Act, a piece of legislation that will help restore families and communities across America that have been harmed...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-03

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, today we have an opportunity to take another step forward on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, or CARA, a critically important and bipartisan bill to address the...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-03

    REID. Mr. President, I have heard my friend the Republican leader the last couple of days talking about what a good bill we have here. He is right. It is something that is important to do. We have this...



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    Representative Shelley Moore Capito

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-02-29

    CAPITO. Madam President, as we are all sadly aware, the United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. The statistics are just startling. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    CORNYN. Madam President, as we have heard from the Senator from West Virginia, this week the Senate will begin consideration of a bipartisan bill that targets an epidemic that is raging across the country,...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    MANCHIN. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. MANCHIN. Madam President,...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

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