This Week in Washington: Senate Fails to Advance Bill Protecting Abortion Rights After Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leak

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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Advances ARPA-H Bill

On May 11, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health voted to advance the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health (ARPA-H) Act. The

This Week in Washington: CMS announces the 2023 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters Final Rule

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Republican Healthy Future Task Force Announces Solutions to Drug Costs and Increasing Access to Cures

On April 29, the Healthy Future Task Force announced its solutions for lowering drug costs and increasing the availability of cures and

This Week in Washington: White House Releases National Drug Control Strategy

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Reps. Rodgers, Guthrie and Griffith Call on Secretary Becerra to Investigate Cause of Overdose Deaths

On April 20, Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA) wrote to Health and Human Services Department (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra

This Week in Washington: COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended for 90 More Days

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The House and Senate are in a district work period this week.

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Bipartisan Group Calls on Naloxone Manufacturers to Apply for Over-the-Counter Status

On April 12, Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Angus King (I-ME) along with Reps.

This Week in Washington: Senate Questions Supreme Court Justice Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson


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Reps. Kind, McKinley, Barragán and Carter Introduce Bill to Expand Medicare Coverage of Pharmacy Services

On March 24, Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI), David McKinley (R-WV), Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA) and Buddy” Carter (R-GA) introduced the Equitable Community Access to Pharmacist

This Week in Washington: President Biden Signs Omnibus Appropriations Package into Law to Fund the Federal Government Through FY 2022

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Reps. Maloney, Pressley and Bush Call for Expansion of Medication Abortion Care

On March 15, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Cori Bush (D-MO) led a group of 12 Democratic congresswomen

This Week in Washington: Congress Passes Appropriations to Fund Government Through Fiscal Year 2023


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House and Senate Pass FY 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Package

On March 9, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 omnibus appropriations package. That vote was followed by Senate passage the next day. The appropriations package totals $1.5

This Week in Washington: President Biden Reiterates Healthcare Priorities and Announces Initiatives in his State of the Union Address

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Appropriations Update

The current continuing resolution (CR) funding the government expires on March 11. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) announced that the House expects to consider an omnibus appropriations bill by March 8.

This Week in Washington: President Biden Selects Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Nominate to the Supreme Court

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Rep. McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Burr Oppose Additional $3 Billion for HRSA’s Uninsured Program

On Feb. 22, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) wrote to the Department of Health and Human Services