An Inside Look Through the Lens of the Energy and Commerce Committee from July 2015
Following passage of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, by an overwhelming vote of 344-77, bipartisan members of the committee gathered to address the media on July 10. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) shares the story of her dear friend Judy Warren who passed away just days earlier from pancreatic cancer. Brooks also spoke of her friend the previous evening during floor debate. Watch here.
One of the youngest #Cures2015 advocates, Max Schill thanks Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) following passage of H.R. 6 on July 10. Max was on the House floor for the vote and was also in attendance when the full committee approved the 21st Century Cures Act 51-0 in May. Learn more about Max here.
#SubCMT had a special guest, Rep. Markwayne Mullin’s son Andrew, for its July 10 hearing.
#SubCommTech Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) listens as witnesses discuss ways to promote broadband infrastructure investment on July 22.
Chairman Upton and Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) before a #SubHealth markup on July 24.
Reps. Bill Flores (R-TX), Gene Green (D-TX), and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) listen as panelists discuss how EPA’s proposed ozone rule could impact their cities and counties on July 28.
Chairman Upton participates in National Journal’s Conversations with the Chair Series on Tuesday, July 28. National Journal featured Upton and the committee in a special issue in late July. To read more, click here.