Wednesday, January 20

Regulatory Review: President Biden Announces a Regulatory Freeze Pending Review of Former President Trump’s Last-Minute New or Pending Rules

Thursday, January 21

White House:

  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Response and Recovery
  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on a Sustainable Public Health Supply Chain
  • President Biden Signs Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States
  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on Ensuring a Data-Driven Response to COVID-19 and Future High-Consequence Public Health Threats
  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis
  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on Organizing and Mobilizing the United States Government to Provide a Unified and Effective Response to Combat COVID-19 and to Provide United States Leadership on Global Health and Security
  • President Biden Signs Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing


Tuesday, January 19

Medicare and Medicaid: Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) Write to Outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to Rescind Procedural Guidance to Withdraw Approval for Section 1115 Demonstrations.

Wednesday, January 20

Veterans’ Affairs: Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jerry Moran (R-KS) Urges President Biden to Work with Congress to Improve the Lives of Our Nation’s Veterans


Tuesday, January 19

HHS: President Biden Names Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

  • President Biden announces Temporary Leaders for HHS Agencies and Operating Divisions

Thursday, January 21

WHO: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Remarks at the World Health Organization Executive Board Meeting


House Energy and Commerce Committee

Full Committee Organizational Meeting for the 117th Congress

Thursday, January 28, 1:00 PM

Virtual Hearing via Cisco WebEx

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