Press Releases

September 4, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will review legislation authored by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) to improve the training of health providers to better identify victims of human trafficking.
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “State Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.”
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative heads to Colorado on Wednesday, September 3, as Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) hosts a panel of national and local health care leaders, thinkers, and innovators for a roundtable to discuss opportunities to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments. Wednesday’s roundtable will begin at 9:30 a.m.
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “21st Century Cures: Examining the Regulation of Laboratory Developed Tests.” Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the Food and Drug Administration, will be among the witnesses.
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that the subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s management and spending. The hearing will continue the committee’s oversight of the FCC and follows the committee’s requests for documents regarding the commission’s workload and backlog.

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