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Jun 25, 2020

House Republicans press state AGs to probe governors’ deadly nursing home orders

On Wednesday, all five Republican members of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, as well as Republican members of the New York, California, Michigan, New Jersey and Pennsylvania delegations, urged the attorneys general of those states to investigate the origins of their governors’ deadly nursing home orders and the impact those orders had on their states’ elderly populations. The new letters come more than a week after Select Subcommittee members wrote to the ...

Jun 15, 2020

Select Subcommittee Republicans take steps to hold governors accountable for coronavirus nursing home tragedies

On Monday, Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise, along with the other four Republican members of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent letters to the governors of five states that forced nursing homes to take in COVID-positive patients as part of their pandemic response. “The decision of several governors to ignore federal protocols and instead mandate COVID positive patients be forced back to their nursing homes ended up being a death ...

Jun 8, 2020

The data no longer supports USPS’ April bailout request; Top Oversight Republicans call on Postal Service to revise their financial projections.

On Monday, House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan and Government Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Jody Hice, joined Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) in requesting necessary revisions to the United States Postal Services’ (USPS) fiscal impact projections for the COVID-19 crisis. According to recent numbers from USPS, the agency’s revenues were higher during the first three months of the coronavirus crisis and were ...

Jun 5, 2020

Select Subcommittee recap: For the sake of America’s minority communities, we need to get our country back to work

At Thursday’s virtual briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis — which dealt with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on America’s minority communities — Republican members of the committee took a hard look at the effect that prolonged lockdowns around the country have had on minorities and emphasized the need to reopen our economy. "The economic and health burden of the shutdown has had too big an impact on minority communities,”