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E&C Republican Leaders Press NIH on Better Handling of Sexual Harassment Complaints

08.12.2022

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) are pressing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for more details on how its leadership is handling sexual harassment complaints and failing to foster a culture of respect in the scientific community, especially for women.

Rodgers and Griffith raise several concerns that “that NIH’s actions thus far are not adequate to ensure a safe and functional biomedical research workplace given the...

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E&C Bipartisan Leaders Request Briefings to Address Ongoing Efforts to Strengthen U.S. Government Network Security

08.10.2022

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Subcommittee Leaders sent letters to the Departments of Commerce, Energy, Health and Human Services, and the Environmental Protection Agency requesting briefings to address concerns about how the U.S. government is identifying and mitigating potential compromises to its network security. 

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Subcommittee Chairwoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), Subcommittee Chairman Mike...

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E&C GOP Leaders to HHS Secretary: The Biden Admin Underestimated Monkeypox Outbreak

08.09.2022

Washington, D.C. —In a new letter, 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) are raising the alarm about the Biden administration’s slow response and failure to get the monkeypox outbreak under control. They specifically request U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to brief and update members on the ongoing public health response.  

Key excerpt from their letter: 

“We are troubled that...

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