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E&C Republican Leaders Send Letter to CDC Director Requesting Information on Role Teachers Unions Played in Keeping Schools Closed

05.05.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Subcommittee on Health Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) sent a letter Wednesday to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky asking about the CDC’s recently revealed emails showing a “partnership” with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and involvement from the National Education Association (NEA).

Although Dr. Walensky promised to “lead with ‘facts, science, and...

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Leader Guthrie: Speaker Pelosi’s Government Price Control Scheme Means Fewer Cures and Less Access to Treatments

05.04.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the how Speaker Pelosi’s government price control scheme will lead to fewer cures and less access to treatments.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:

SPEAKER PELOSI’S QUEST FOR SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE

“I am very concerned about the consequences of Speaker Pelosi’s partisan drug pricing bill, H.R. 3, that is before us today.

“There is no doubt that Congress must do something to lower prescription drug prices. We...

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Leader Rodgers: We Need Lower Costs and More Cures for People like Khrystal and Her Son

05.04.2021

Washington, D.C. — Republican Leader for the House Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following remarks today about how Speaker Pelosi’s government price control scheme will lead to fewer cures and less access to breakthrough medical treatments.

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

CELEBRATING AMERICAN INNOVATION

“The story of American biomedical innovation is one that must be celebrated. It’s brought hope and early access to the most treatments in the world.

“In the case of Khrystal Davis—who...

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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.