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Energy and Commerce Leaders ask FDA about COVID-19’s Impact on FDA’s Foreign Drug Inspection Program


Washington, D.C.— Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Republican Leader of the Health Subcommittee Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Republican Leader of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) sent a letter today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking for additional information about the impact COVID-19 has had on inspections of drug manufacturing facilities and what actions FDA has taken, or plans to take, to mitigate...


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


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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Highlights from Thursday’s Health Subcommittee Markup


Today, the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a markup and passed 19 bills with bipartisan support. 


Leader Rodgers: "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 progress to modernize our health care system, lower costs,...




The health sector broadly, including private and public health insurance (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP); biomedical research and development; hospital construction; mental health; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; medical malpractice and medical malpractice insurance; the 340B drug discount program; the regulation of food, drugs, and cosmetics; drug abuse; the Department of Health and Human Services; the National Institutes of Health; the Centers for Disease Control; Indian Health Service; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.