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Ransomware has rocketed to the top of the Biden administration’s agenda as cyberattacks launched from the soil of U.S. adversaries have started to bite into key critical infrastructure.
Two House committees have launched an investigation into the approval and pricing of the Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab, made by the company Biogen and sold under the brand name Aduhelm.
Sometime on Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives is expected to pass a bill that would strengthen the independence and oversight powers of inspectors general in a host of new ways.
Measures to root out malfeasance at federal agencies by protecting employees and increasing oversight made progress toward becoming law on Tuesday, finding support at both the committee and full House levels.
Britney Spears has finally brought bipartisanship to Congress.
Two House committees on Friday announced they are launching an investigation into the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) controversial approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug, including the drug’s $56,000 a year price.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform met Thursday to discuss a new bill that would provide 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for all federal employees. The bill would allow approximately 2.6 million workers to take time off for their own medical issues, or to care for a sick child, spouse or parent without sacrificing their salary.
Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday argued that the federal government must provide its employees with paid family leave in order to recruit and retain the next generation of federal workers.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, said Wednesday she plans to introduce her Overdraft Protection Act next week. She has introduced the bill in every Congress since 2009, but has yet to see it pass.
Members of Congress pressed acting US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock on Wednesday to ban all flavored e-cigarettes, saying the sweet and fruity flavors are attracting too many children and teens.
But Woodcock would not be drawn on whether the agency plans to ban or otherwise limit the sale of flavored vapes later this year.