“The 21st Century Cures Initiative is a welcome reminder that America’s policymakers can still come together to meet and solve great challenges.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to follow up on the committee’s request for documents and information relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing its greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the recent anthrax exposure at the CDC in Atlanta.
Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Committee is examining an incident last month at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) involving the handling of anthrax specimens. As part of its oversight and in preparation for an upcoming hearing, the Committee is gathering pertinent background information and documents related to biosafety issues and the CDC laboratories.
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Failure to Verify: Concerns Regarding PPACA’s Eligibility System.” Representatives from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) will testify.