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Health (117th Congress)


Subcommittee Leader Guthrie Remarks at Health Subcommittee Legislative Hearing on Public Health Bills

10.20.2021

Washington, D.C. — Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks in a Health Subcommittee Hearing entitled, “Enhancing Public Health: Legislation to Protect Children and Families.”

Excerpts as prepared for delivery:

2.8 MILLION AMERICANS

“I would like to draw attention to the partisan health policies currently being drafted by Democrats behind closed doors in Washington.

“My colleagues on the other side of the aisle are trying to pass a reckless tax and spending spree package that would get the government more involved in Americans’ lives, including in...

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Leader Guthrie Calls for Further Innovation In Fight Against Neurodegenerative Diseases

07.29.2021

Washington, D.C. — Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered opening remarks at Thursday’s Subcommittee hearing on treatments and cures for neurodegenerative diseases.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:

KALA’S STORY

“I want to recognize and thank Kala Booth, who is here today to testify on her experience with Huntington’s disease. Kala is a constituent of mine from Cecilia, Kentucky. While not advocating for patients with Huntington’s disease and their families, she can often be found face painting at community events. Kala is the fourth known suspected...

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Leader Rodgers: Lifesaving Research will Stall with Speaker Pelosi’s Radical Government Price Controls

07.29.2021

Washington, D.C.— Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following remarks in a Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, “The Path Forward: Advancing Treatments and Cures for Neurodegenerative Diseases.”

Her remarks as prepared for delivery:

AMERICA IS WHERE HOPE BECOMES A REALITY

“I was thinking this morning of our work before the pandemic, and the many meetings we’ve all had to listen to advocates fighting for cures and treatments. Hundreds of disease and rare disease groups came to the People’s House...

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