Leader Rodgers Welcomes Members of Congress to Member Day Hearing
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s Member Day Hearing.
Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:
“This member day is a chance to celebrate the rich bipartisan history of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
“For more than 225 years, the committee has taken on the most difficult challenges of the day.
“It’s done the hard work and plowed the hard ground to legislate and deliver results.
“For hope and healing in our country today, the rich history of this committee...
Rodgers Statement on Global Ransomware Attack
Washington D.C. — Today, Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on the global ransomware attack believed to be carried out by Russian-linked REvil gang.
“This is believed to be the largest ransomware attack in history. It’s the latest in a string of unprecedented attacks on our critical infrastructure. Nearly all of the companies affected were small businesses, a sector already hit hard by economic shutdowns during the pandemic. While we push for more information about the scope of this attack, the Biden-Harris administration...
Energy & Commerce Committee to Hold Member Day Hearing Next Tuesday
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced today that the Committee will hold a fully virtual Member Day Hearing on issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction in the 117th Congress on Tuesday, July 13, at 11 am (EDT). The hearing will be an opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight specific legislation or issues of importance to them, their constituents, and districts.
“This hearing is an opportunity for all House Members to testify before...
E&C Republicans Speak in Opposition to Democrats’ Partisan, Messaging Infrastructure Bill
Washington, D.C. — Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee led debate on the House Floor yesterday in opposition to H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act, a wasteful and partisan bill that leaves rural America behind and does little in real infrastructure. The...