WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 21st Century Cures initiative is on the road again as Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) prepares to host a roundtable discussion next Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking additional information about the presence of harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes and the threat to drinking water supplies. In August, elevated levels of Microcystin, a bacteria released from algae blooms, was found in the water supply of Toldeo, Ohio, resulting in a temporary tap water ban.
And More to Come from Second Open Enrollment Period
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the confirmed case of Ebola in the United States. The committee has been receiving regular, bipartisan briefings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the last several weeks and will hold a hearing on the issue in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON, DC - The bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative has encouraged a rich, robust discussion over the past several months, with multiple hearings and roundtables in both Washington and around the country. Next week, the effort will continue with a roundtable in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will host the event on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Dr.