Press Releases

June 29, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, seeking details regarding the administration’s “emergency preparedness in response to the spread of avian influenza.”
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) tomorrow will headline a panel with former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2015: Spotlight Health. Upton and DeGette will discuss H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, and provide insight into their multiyear effort to help patients and bring the health care innovation infrastructure into the 21st century. H.R.
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
As the 21st CenturyCures Act gains momentum, support rolls in from across the country. Patients, advocates, researchers, innovators, families, and loved ones continue to share photos of their Cures experiences and their #CuresIn4Words to show what the landmark legislation means to them. Check out some of the highlights from the Cures fans on social media:
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Two hundred and thirty bipartisan members of Congress have added their names as co-sponsors of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, signaling their support for this “exceptional” and “transformational” bill.
June 25, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent two letters relating to pipeline safety oversight. The first letter requests updates from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the status of key pipeline safety reforms enacted by Congress more than three years ago. A second letter to Plains Pipeline asks for documents and information on the company’s maintenance and integrity operations concerning two of its pipeline systems.
June 25, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today continued its focus on improving auto safety by examining the status of vehicle-to-vehicle communications.

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