From all of us at E&C, thank you to all of our nations veterans. And a special thank you to E&C GOP veterans Rep. John Shimkus, Rep. Brett Guthrie, Rep. Pete Olson, Rep. Larry Bucshon, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, and Rep. Bill Johnson. #VeteransDay
Tomorrow is National Prescription Drug #TakeBackDay. Most abused prescription drugs were prescribed to the abuser's family or friends. 465+ tons of prescription drugs were collected at the Take Back Day earlier this year. Copy and paste https://takebackday.dea.gov to your web browser to find a collection site.
It's been one year since @realdonaldtrump signed the historic SUPPORT Act into law. This bipartisan work is the single largest congressional effort to tackle a drug epidemic in history. Lets keep moving #ForwardWithSUPPORT to combat the #opioidcrisis
DYK? Tonights #WorldSeries game between the @astrosbaseball and @nationals will be held on a former 38-acre Brownfield site. #TakeItBack#STAYINTHEFIGHT. Brownfields sites are often abandoned, closed or under-utilized industrial or commercial sites. The EPA Brownfields program helps communities, states, tribes and others to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse these sites..Last Congress, a new E&C-led law made improvements to EPAs Brownfields Program while encouraging EPA, states, and local governments to work together to redevelop properties, create jobs, and provide for economic development. So, as you watch the game tonight, know that youre also seeing good environmental policy in action! Lets Play Ball!
This month marks the 1-year anniversary of the single largest Congressional effort to tackle a drug epidemic. Through resources, advancing treatment and stopping illicit fentanyl, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act continues to help families and patients across America move #ForwardwithSUPPORT.
In honor of #NationalRadioDay, heres E&C GOP Leader @repgregwalden spinning some vinyl during his early days in radio. Rep. Walden and his wife owned and operated several radio stations in Oregon for nearly 20 years.
“We are concerned about the impact of surprise billing on the nation’s rising health care costs and the devastating effect that the practice is having on Americans.”
- Rep. Greg Walden, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., Senator Lamar Alexander, Senator Patty Murray
Read about the investigation 🔍
“To make sure that America is leading, not other countries like China, it is important that we get this legislation passed.”
Watch E&C CPAC GOP Leader Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers explain why we need a federal framework for self-driving cars on Fox Business Neil Cavuto.
Culinary Union in Nevada
“We have fought for 85 years to protect our healthcare. Why would we let politicians take it away?”
Answer: They shouldn’t. At least 158 million Americans including this union would lose employer/union sponsored health care
New POLITICO-Harvard poll shows 80% say "taking steps to lower the cost of health care" is "extremely" or "very important"
Let’s take those steps by ending surprise medical billing and lowering health care costs
Read WSJ Opinion story
🚨ICYMI: E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden introduced the FIRST RESPONDER Act so our first responders have the resources to answer 9-1-1 calls, and funds for this infrastructure are actually used for that purpose.