Week in Brief
House Passes ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620).
February 13, 2018
Disability Rights: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) Releases Statement on Disability Rights.
Tribal Families and Special Needs Children: House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) Discusses the Expansion of Family 2 Family Health Information Centers, Serving Native American Tribal Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs.
February 14, 2018
Health Care Consolidation: House Energy and Commerce Committee Holds Hearing Entitled “Examining the Impact of Health Care Consolidation.” Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) Delivers Opening Statement. Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)Delivers Opening Remarks.
Medicaid: Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) Writes Letter to HHS Regarding Medicaid Waiver Applications.
February 15, 2018
H.R. 620: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) Responds to House Vote on ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620).
February 16, 2018
Opioid Crisis: House Energy and Commerce Committee Posts Study Detailing Financial Toll of the Opioid Crisis.
Department of Health and Human Services
February 12, 2018
HHS FY 2019 Budget: HHS Secretary Alex Azar Releases Remarks on President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget.
FY 2019 Budget: OIG Publishes “Fiscal Year 2019 Justification of Estimates for Appropriations Committees.”
February 14, 2018
Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans
• February 27, 2018|2:00p.m.
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