Rodgers Remarks at Telehealth Hearing
WASHINGTON, DC –Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered remarks at a subcommittee hearing on telehealth during COVID-19.
Excerpts and highlights fro her remarks:
On Providing Telehealth Services in Eastern Washington
"Telehealth is a vital way for patients to access care, especially in rural communities and during the pandemic.
"I grew up in a small town in Kettle Falls and I have lived through the challenges that people face in rural communities when it comes to accessing health care. I have also visited hospitals and health care facilities all throughout...
Rodgers Statement on World Teen Mental Wellness Day
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today issued the following statement regarding World Teen Mental Wellness Day.
“This year’s World Teen Mental Wellness Day must be recognized with a unified call to reopen our schools immediately. It’s critical for teen development so they feel connected and engaged. School is where so many discover a sense of purpose and build friendships that also provide emotional support.
"A day doesn’t go by in my community that I don’t hear from a parent worried about their child in despair. That...
Rodgers Statement on President Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s $1.9 trillion package, the most expensive single bill in U.S. history.
“Since the start of COVID-19, Republicans, especially my colleagues on Energy and Commerce, have been serious about working with the Majority to crush this pandemic, get children back in school, people back to work, and a vaccine to everyone who wants and needs one. Unfortunately, Democrats
Rodgers, Foxx, and Walorski Lead to Protect Life in $1.9 Trillion Spending Bill
Washington, D.C.— Today, Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican Leader of the House Education and Labor Committee Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) introduced an amendment to apply the Hyde Amendment to the entire $1.9 trillion reconciliation bill, the most expensive single bill in history. The Hyde Amendment prohibits taxpayer dollars from...
Latta Remarks at Communications and Technology Censorship Hearing
Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Subcommittee Leader for Communications and Technology Bob Latta delivered remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing about government censorship and the silencing of political views.
As prepared for delivery:
"Good afternoon, and welcome to all of our witnesses here today for a hearing focused on disinformation and extremism in the media.
"While disinformation, misinformation, and extremism in the media are all serious issues this committee should be examining in a bipartisan way, unfortunately, today’s hearing is not about that.
"Earlier this week, several of...