Members took the 21st Century Cures conversation home with a number of roundtables over the past several weeks. Just last Friday, committee member Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) joined with Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) to host an event in Springfield, Illinois.
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September 2, 2014 Unleashing America's energy potential
Americans from across the country have shared their ideas and support for the 21st Century Cures initiative as members of the Energy and Commerce Committee host roundtables in their home districts to discuss ways to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of cures.