[Ip-health] MEDIA ADVISORY UPDATE: #Cures2015 on Capitol Hill | Energy & Commerce Committee

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Tue Jun 16 03:21:36 PDT 2015


MEDIA ADVISORY UPDATE: #Cures2015 on Capitol Hill

June 15, 2015

Press Conference TOMORROW in Rayburn 2123

WASHINGTON, DC – The bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce
Committee tomorrow will welcome patients to Capitol Hill to discuss H.R. 6,
the 21st Century Cures Act. Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Rep. Diana DeGette
(D-CO), Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), Ranking Member Frank
Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green
(D-TX) will be joined by the visiting patients for a press conference
tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16, at 2 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House
Office Building.

The 21st Century Cures Act is all about patients. Members have spent over a
year gathering patient perspectives and advice on how to improve our health
care system and speed up the process of getting effective cures and
treatments to patients who need them most. H.R. 6 is a product of this
nonpartisan work and input from all across the country. Tomorrow,
individuals who have been a critical motivator in the effort will have the
chance to visit with the leaders who are working to make #Cures2015 happen.

WHAT: Press conference with bipartisan 21st Century Cures leaders and

WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building
WHEN: Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 2 p.m.

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