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Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), sent a letter to each State education agency chief operating officer asking about steps being taken to comply with the Supreme Court’s Janus decision and protect the First Amendment rights of teachers who choose not to...
Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Minority oversight staff released an interim report titled, “An Analysis of the Origins of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The interim staff report summarizes a review to date of publicly available, open-source information related to the potential origin of SARS-CoV-2, the...
Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh questioning the agency’s rule rescinding recognition of Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). In his letter, Senator Burr emphasized the...
Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf condemning FDA’s severely inadequate internal review and continued failure to answer for its role in the devastating infant formula...
U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement on the language they negotiated for passage this week reauthorizing the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) user fee programs and their commitment to...