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E&C Announces Hearing on HHS Budget with Secretary Becerra on April 27

Apr 20, 2022
Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) announced a Health Subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, April 27, at 10:15 a.m. (EDT) with Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra on the fiscal year 2023 budget request for HHS and its agencies. The hearing is entitled, “The Fiscal Year 2023 HHS Budget.”

“President Biden’s budget request for HHS and its agencies demonstrates his Administration’s commitment to investing in the health and well-being of the American people,” Pallone and Eshoo said. “As we continue to respond to COVID-19, we must also build on our efforts to expand access to care, improve health outcomes, and lower costs for consumers. We look forward to hearing from Secretary Becerra on President Biden’s budget request and discussing how Congress can work with the Administration to build a healthier and more equitable future for all.”

This will be a hybrid hearing that includes both in person and remote member attendance via Cisco Webex video conferencing. Members of the public may view the hearing via live webcast accessible on the Energy and Commerce Committee’s website. Please note the webcast will not be available until the hearing begins.

The Committee strongly recommends that members of the media view the proceedings remotely. The Capitol and House Office Buildings currently have restricted access. Seating in the Committee room for credentialed media is very limited. Media must RSVP to their respective press gallery no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26.

House Radio/TV Gallery:

radiotv@mail.house.gov 

202-225-5214

House Periodical Gallery:

periodical.press@mail.house.gov 

202-225-2941

House Daily Press Gallery:

dailypressgallery@mail.house.gov 

202-225-3945 

Photographer Gallery:

press_photo@saa.senate.gov 

202-224-6548

Information for this hearing, including the Committee Memorandum, witness testimony, and a live webcast will be posted HERE as they become available.

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