TODAY: Briefing on Drug Pricing and Implications for Policy Makers

The cost of prescription medicines is at the forefront of the domestic agenda and will continue to be a focal point in healthcare reform. As we continue to look for ways to approach this issue, it is critical we stay informed and educated about what drug
pricing truly entails, the stakeholders involved, and the implications for public policy.

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Oppose H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act (v. 2)

On June 28, the House Energy and Commerce Committee favorably reported H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017, out of Committee. As members of the Nevada delegation, we strongly urge you to oppose this bill as it blatantly ignores
the concerns of Nevadans who do not wish to see the federal government turn our state into a dumping ground for nuclear waste from other states. It also threatens the health and safety of Americans from 329 congressional districts across the country.

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Support Bipartisan Renewable Energy Development Policy

Renewable energy sources like wind, solar and geothermal are an integral part of the United States’ all-of-the-above energy strategy.  Our nation’s public lands can play a critical role in supporting that mission, but uncertainty in the permitting process
impedes or delays our ability to harness their renewable energy potential.  To address this problem, we reintroduced the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act.

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Oppose H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act

On June 28, the House Energy and Commerce Committee favorably reported H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017, out of Committee.
As members of the Nevada delegation, we strongly urge you to oppose this bill as it blatantly ignores the concerns of Nevadans who do not wish to see the federal government turn our state into a dumping ground for nuclear waste from other states. It
also threatens the health and safety of Americans from 329 congressional districts across the country.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3151, The Food Stamp Integrity Act of 2017

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3151, The Food Stamp Integrity Act of 2017.  My legislation implements common sense and necessary reforms to our Nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These important changes to the SNAP program will help
curb the drug epidemic, increase employment, and preserve precious resources for truly needy families and the disabled. 

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