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Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights – Examining the Competitive Impact of the AT&T-Time Warner Transaction

December 7, 2016

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building 226 Presiding: Chairman Lee Member Statements Senator Chuck Grassley R (IA) Adobe Acrobat Document Download Statement Witnesses Mr. Randall Stephenson Chairman & Chief Executive Officer AT&T Dallas, TX  Download Testimony Mr. Jeffrey Bewkes Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Time Warner New York, NY […]

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Defeating the Iranian Threat Network: Options for Countering Iranian Proxies

December 6, 2016

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Time: 02:45 PM Location: SD-419 Presiding: Senator Corker Witnesses Mr. J. Matthew McInnis Resident Fellow American Enterprise Institute Washington , D.C. Download Testimony Ms. Melissa G. Dalton Senior Fellow and Chief of Staff, International Security Program Center for Strategic and International Studies Washington , D.C. Download Testimony

Grassley, Brown Urge CMS to Maintain Policy Requiring Medicare Part D Plans to Carry Medicines in Six Categories

July 6, 2016

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio are urging the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to maintain current policy requiring that Medicare prescription drug plans carry six categories of prescription drugs offered to participating beneficiaries. Grassley and Brown are the sponsors of legislation requiring the maintenance of the […]

Baldwin Joins Senators in Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation

July 6, 2016

Rep. Dickey (R-AR) has publicly stated that he now supports funding gun violence prevention research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Heller Leads Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew Expressing Concerns Over Proposed 385 Rules

July 6, 2016

Today, United States Senator Dean Heller along with United States Senators Mike Crapo (ID), Pat Roberts (KS), John Cornyn (TX), John Thune (SD), Johnny Isakson (GA) and Tim Scott (SC), all Republican colleagues from the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew strongly urging the Department of the Treasury […]

Senator Markey, and Reps. Bonamici and Eshoo Lead Call to Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts

June 9, 2016

Senator Edward J. Markey (D–Mass.), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Ranking Member Anna G. Eshoo (D–Calif.) and 26 other members of Congress today commended the Federal Communications Commissions’ (FCC) proposed rules to protect student loan and mortgage borrowers, veterans, farmers, taxpayers, and others from unwanted robocalls and texts.

Chairman Johnson Demands Answers from FDA on E-Cigarette Regulations

June 6, 2016

On Monday, Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent a second letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inquiring about new e-cigarette regulations, a follow-up to his previous letter to FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf on May 17, 2016.

Memo: Ranking Member Staff’s supplemental views regarding the Committee’s investigation of the Tomah, Wisconsin VA Medical Center

June 1, 2016

In 2009, a young psychiatrist committed suicide after being fired from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Tomah, Wisconsin. In 2014, a U.S. Marine veteran died while being treated at the facility.