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Health (117th Congress)


E&C Republican Leaders Remarks at Beginning of Committee Markup of 24 Bills

07.21.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) delivered the following remarks at the beginning of today’s full Committee markup on 24 bills.

Excerpts and highlights from their prepared remarks:

Leader Rodgers:

“Today is a good example of what we can accomplish when we work together.

“We are moving more than twenty bills to modernize our health care system, lower costs, ensure a robust and secure communications network, and improve...

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Leader Guthrie Remarks at Beginning of Health Subcommittee Markup of 19 Bills

07.15.2021

Washington, D.C. — Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks at the beginning of today’s subcommittee markup on 19 bills.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:

19 BILLS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

“Before us today — we have 19 bills that address many important areas, including improving vaccination rates, addressing the opioid epidemic, and reducing maternal mortality.

“I am disappointed that the bipartisan bill, H.R. 3969, that Rep. Curtis and Rep. Cardenas have worked on to address Medical Loss Ratio is not included in this markup.

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Leader Rodgers Remarks at Beginning of Health Subcommittee Markup of 19 Bills

07.15.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following remarks at the beginning of today’s Health Subcommittee markup on 19 bills.

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

WORKING TOGETHER TO IMPROVE PEOPLE’S LIVES

“Today is a good example of what we can accomplish when we work together.

“The subcommittee is voting today on 19 bills, the majority are bipartisan.

“And while there is still a lot of work to do, including finding policies to offset the legislation that increases spending, I’m optimistic that we will keep making...

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