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Entry Title Date
Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2016 May 13, 2016
Frank Pallone, D-NJ
"In the committee, Democrats voted to raise the cap to 500 patients for qualifying physicians with appropriate credentials. Additionally, committee Democrats and Republicans voted unanimously to permanently allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to treat patients with bupe."
Opioid Addiction May 12, 2016
Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-NJ
"Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from New York. I welcome our partnership on this endeavor. We committed to one another that we are going to continue to raise the issue of the ERA on a monthly basis so that people will be reawakened to just how significant and important this is."
Honoring The Northwest Indiana Business And Industry Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016 May 10, 2016
Peter Visclosky, D-IN
"The recipient of the Partners in Progress Award and the keynote speaker for the event is the Honorable Earline Rogers, Indiana State Senator. For decades, Senator Rogers has been one of the Indiana General Assembly’s most valuable and impactful leaders. Earline served eight years in the Indiana House of Representatives before she was elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1990, and the effect she has had on the community of Northwest Indiana and beyond is truly inspiring and immeasurable. To name just a few of her countless accomplishments, Senator Rogers helped to create casino gaming in Indiana, co-authored riverboat gaming legislation, helped to raise the age at which the death penalty can be applied in Indiana to the age of eighteen, assisted with the creation of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, and has been instrumental in major education reform. In addition, Senator Rogers serves as a member of the Northwest Indiana Transportation Study Commission and the Indiana Lakes Management Work Group, and is president of the board of trustees for the Gary YWCA."
Armenian Genocide April 27, 2016
Jim Costa, D-CA
"My staff today is wearing denim, joining other organizations throughout the district and throughout the Nation to raise the awareness about sexual violence prevention."
Securing Aviation From Foreign Entry Points And Guarding Airports Through Enhanced Security Act Of 2016 April 26, 2016
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"With the passage of H.R. 4698 today, the House is poised to raise the level of aviation security overseas. The next challenge for this body is to support DHS in its efforts to take more proactive approaches to pushing out our Nation’s border security."

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