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Rodgers and Guthrie Statement on Two Health Bills Passing the People’s House


Washington D.C —Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8163, the Improving Trauma Systems and Emergency Care Act, and S. 958, the Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act. 

“The People’s House took action this week to improve health care access, especially for people living in rural communities and vulnerable populations. The Improving Trauma Systems and Emergency Care Act will...

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E&C Republicans Press NIH and CDC Over Safety Gaps with Virus Hunting to Prevent Next Pandemic


Concerns Arise That Human Researchers’ Interactions with Bats in the Wild May Have Caused COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) are demanding the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide a briefing on gaps in safety standards for virus hunting and...


Leader Rodgers: $5.20 Doesn’t Mean Much in Biden’s Inflation Crisis


Washington, D.C. — Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on President Joe Biden touting minimal Medicare Part B premium “decreases” while seniors are getting crushed by his inflation crisis.

“President Joe Biden is completely out-of-touch and trying to distort reality for American seniors who can’t afford to make ends meet and are being forced out of retirement because of his inflation and rising cost-of-living crisis. The average standard monthly Medicare Part B premiums have not decreased during his administration. These small $5.20...

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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.