Energy and Commerce Committee

Health (116th Congress)


Walden and Burgess Statement on Bipartisan Bills to Improve Maternal Health

11.13.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Dr. Michael Burgess (R-TX) released the following statement applauding passage of bipartisan bills to improve maternal health at an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee markup today.

“These bills represent the longstanding, bipartisan commitment of this committee to improving maternal health. The legislation advanced today will help ensure patients have access to quality maternal health services regardless of their zip code, enhance coverage for pregnant and postpartum women in the Medicaid and SCHIP programs,...

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Walden Remarks at Health Markup on Maternal Mortality, Approval of Generic Drugs and Youth Tobacco Epidemic

11.13.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) remarks at a Subcommittee on Health markup on four pieces of legislation to improve maternal health and decrease maternal mortality, accelerate the FDA process to approve generic drugs and combat the youth tobacco epidemic.

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Today, we will markup four bills addressing public health issues ranging from improving maternal health outcomes, to regulating e-cigarettes, to reforming the citizen petition process at the Food and Drug Administration.

I am very pleased that we have worked together to advance...

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STAT News: It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill

11.12.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – An ominous report released recently by California Life Sciences Association details the destruction Speaker Pelosi's...

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