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.
E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden, Congressman Brett Guthrie, and Rep. Michael Burgess request info on efforts and barriers to Alzheimer's Disease cures and treatments from CDC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) to see how Congress can help #ENDALZ
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3️⃣ top opioid manufacturers are being investigated by E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden, Congressman Brett Guthrie and Congressman Morgan Griffith 🔍
E&C Republicans picked up the investigation from last Congress
E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden: No POTUS has leaned in more than President Donald J. Trump on protecting patients from the high cost of health care. That includes ending surprise billing.
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Read E&C GOP Leader and former broadcaster Greg Walden discuss encouraging media diversity in his opening remarks at a hearing titled “Lifting Voices: Legislation to Promote Media Marketplace Diversity.” ⤵
Bipartisan committee leaders sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA to express concern over increased use of stimulants including cocaine and methamphetamine in the U.S.
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The #opioidcrisis claims 130 lives each day in the U.S.
Several states will testify today on how federal resources are being used to combat the #opioidcrisis
📺 WATCH live and read E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden's remarks ⬇️
🔍 E&C GOP Leader Greg Walden, Congressman Brett Guthrie and Congressman Morgan Griffith press top opioid manufacturers for answers in their role in the nation’s #opioidcrisis in a follow-up to the investigation started last Congress
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