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Oversight and Investigations (116th Congress)


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

01.01.2021

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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E&C Republican Leaders’ Statement on FDA Announcement to Lower Costs and Expand Treatment Options for Diabetic Patients

12.29.2020

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for the 116th Congress Greg Walden (R-OR), incoming Republican Leader for the 117th Congress Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Dr. Michael Burgess (R-TX), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of a generic glucagon for injection. Glucagon is used to treat low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, which often occurs in patients with diabetes.

“This announcement is a major step...

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Walden Names Picks for Commission on State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics

12.29.2020

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) announced his four appointments for the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics.

Under the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020, Walden and other committee leaders are responsible for appointing four members each to a Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics. Under the law, the commission is required to submit a report to Congress on the results of its study of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), including...

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