FY20 Budget Request Support Continues

Next week, Cabinet secretaries and agency heads will continue to appear before the Appropriations and authorizing committees to support the President’s FY20 budget request.

Drug Pricing

Congress will also continue to examine drug pricing; on Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee will hold the third in a series of hearings, this one focused on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will also have a hearing Wednesday on insulin pricing.

Broadband Mapping, Free Speech

The Senate Commerce Committee will examine broadband mapping on Wednesday, while a Senate Judiciary subcommittee chaired by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) will hold a hearing on “Stifling Free Speech: Technological Censorship and the Public Discourse.”

Read more in our Emerging Technologies Washington Update.