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Consumer Protection and Commerce (117th Congress)


Leader Rodgers Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing With Federal Trade Commission

07.28.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

COVID-19 RESPONSE PROVIDES A FOCUS

“The past year has been tumultuous. COVID-19 has not only altered our daily lives, it has refocused the way we conduct our business in Congress.

“Over the past year, it has been essential that we worked together in a bipartisan way to protect seniors and other vulnerable...

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Leader Bilirakis Opening Remarks at Hearing With Federal Trade Commission

07.28.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader for Consumer Protection and Commerce Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) delivered opening remarks at today’s subcommittee hearing with the members of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 

Excerpts and highlights from his remarks: 

“I’d like to welcome all five of our FTC Commissioners in front of our Subcommittee where we can not only examine the legislation before us, but also conduct overdue oversight of the Commission. 

“Chair Khan, congratulations on your recent confirmation as Commissioner, and Chair of the FTC. This...

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Leader Bilirakis in Consumer Protection Subcommittee Markup: Our priority is to protect American consumers

05.27.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Leader Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) delivered the following opening remarks during Thursday’s  markup.

WORKING TOGETHER

“I want to say first off that I sincerely do appreciate my colleague Mr. Cardenas from California for introducing this legislation. As I have said before, it identifies a gap in consumer protection where we need to find a solution.  I am hopeful this can be a legacy item for him, just like the legacy item we were able to...

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