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E&C Republican Leaders’ Statement on J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization


Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, allowing it to be distributed across the country. 

“Thanks to the groundwork we laid in the 21st Century...

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E&C GOP Leaders to CDC Director: Parents Need Certainty. You Have an Obligation to Our Children to Follow the ‘Science and Truth.’


Washington, D.C— Today, House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican Subcommittee Leader on Oversight and Investigations Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and Republican Subcommittee Leader on Health Brett Guthrie (R-KY) sent this letter to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky.  

In a call today with Director Walensky, Leader Rodgers expressed disappointment in


Walden Touts E&C Republicans’ Achievements in the 116th Congress


Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released a document detailing E&C Republicans’ legislative achievements in the 116th Congress. Walden released the following statement.

“Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans continued their work on behalf of the American people throughout the 116th Congress. Despite not controlling the House agenda, and the fact much of 2020 was focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we had dozens of bills signed into law. These measures will help expand broadband access by investing in broadband infrastructure, make crucial midband spectrum...

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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.