Waxman Expects Oversight Committee To Keep Health Care Focus

By John Wilkerson / October 18, 2019 at 6:28 PM
The House Oversight & Reform Committee will likely maintain its health care focus following Rep. Elijah Cummings’ death because health care is a defining Democratic policy area and committee staff typically continue work on investigations when leadership changes within the same party, said Henry Waxman (D-CA), who chaired both the Oversight and Energy & Commerce committees. However, some industry lobbyists expect the committee’s focus to gradually shift away from health care and drug prices because senior Oversight members lack Cummings’...

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