Letters

December 11, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: "Despite DOE officials' repeated commitments to this committee that DOE will follow the law, the impartial U.S. Court of Appeals' conclusions indicate otherwise." To read the letter, click here.
December 10, 2013 | Letter
To read the December 10, 2013 response from CMS, click here. To read the committee's October 24, 2013 letter to CMS, click here.
December 10, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: Given the widespread calls for the commission to respect the First Amendment and stay out of the editorial decisions of reporters and broadcasters, we were shocked to see that the FCC is putting itself back in the business of attempting to control the political speech of journalists. It is wrong, it is unconstitutional, and we urge you to put a stop to this most recent attempt to engage the FCC as the "news police."
December 9, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: As scarce resources become even further divided, the most vulnerable Americans could face a significant delay in accessing key services and treatments To read the letter, click here.
December 9, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: "According to information FDA provided to the media, on October 15, 2013, FDA’s online submission system, the electronic submissions gateway historically managed by the Center of Biologics Research and Evaluation (CBER), was breached by an unauthorized user.
December 5, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: "We write to request that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examine the information security controls over key computer networks at HHS agencies – CMS, FDA, CDC, and NIH – and assess their effectiveness in protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of each agency’s information and information systems."

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