Press Releases

Mar 2, 2022 Press Release
American Rescue Plan has aided recovery, but long-term investment is needed
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2022) – Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, held a hearing to examine how the coronavirus pandemic impacted the child care sector, and the effects on families and the economy. 
Mar 2, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2022) – Read Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Chairman James E. Clyburn’s opening statement, as delivered, for today’s hearing on “COVID Child Care Challenges: Supporting Families and Caregivers.”
Mar 2, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued the following statement on the announcement of the Biden-Harris Administration’s National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, a comprehensive strategy for the next phase of pandemic response following the worst impacts from the Delta and Omicron variants.
Mar 2, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2022) – TODAY at 2:00 p.m. ET, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, will hold a hybrid hearing with child care providers and experts on how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the already struggling child care sector, and the resulting effect on American families and caregivers and the overall economy.
Feb 25, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued the following statement on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new guidelines that ease mask recommendations in counties designated as low and medium risk, which currently comprise 70 percent of the U.S. population:
Feb 23, 2022 Press Release
Clyburn Seeks Records from Telemedicine Platform Used to Connect Patients with Physicians Willing to Prescribe Disproven Coronavirus Treatments
Washington, D.C. (February 23, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to Cadence Health requesting information relevant to the Select Subcommittee’s ongoing investigation into efforts by online entities to spread misinformation and profit from facilitating access to disproven, potentially hazardous coronavirus treatments.
Jan 28, 2022 Press Release
TeleHealth Platform Has Failed to Turn Over Records Related to Paid Consultations and Prescriptions for Disproven Coronavirus Treatments
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 28, 2022) — Yesterday, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, sent a letter to SpeakWithAnMD calling for immediate compliance with the Select Subcommittee’s October 29, 2021 requests for documents and information regarding the company’s facilitation of paid consultations and prescriptions for unproven coronavirus treatments like hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin. 
Jan 20, 2022 Press Release
Hearing Underscores How Republican-Driven Misinformation Continues to Fuel Vaccine Hesitancy and Set Back Nation’s Response to Pandemic
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2022) — Today, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, held a remote hearing with Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, and District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser to discuss how the governments of states, territories, and the District are responding to the spread of the Omicron variant.  At the hearing, witnesses testified about the harmful impact of Republican-driven misinformation about the coronavirus, which Governor Inslee described as a willingness “to infect people with falsity.” 
Jan 20, 2022 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2022) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, delivered the following opening statement at the Select Subcommittee’s virtual hearing to examine how the governments of states, territories, and the District of Columbia are responding the spread of the Omicron variant.
Jan 18, 2022 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (January 18, 2022) — On Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. ET, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, will hold a remote hearing with the Governors of Washington, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, as well as the Mayor of the District of Columbia, to examine how states, territories, and the District of Columbia are responding to the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

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