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Nov 15, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s announcement of a settlement agreement with Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. under which the company will make systemic nationwide changes to its health procedures and policies relating to infectious diseases. This agreement follows an October 2021 Select Subcommittee staff memorandum finding that Smithfield and its competitors “prioritized profits and production over worker safety, continuing to employ practices that led to crowded facilities in which the virus spread easily.”
Nov 15, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2021) — On Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, will hold a hybrid remote/in-person hearing examining the harm caused by the spread and monetization of coronavirus misinformation online. The hearing will also consider actions needed to curtail this danger while promoting the dissemination of scientifically accurate public health information.
Nov 12, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, renewed his call for Dr. Robert R. Redfield, former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, to appear for a transcribed interview regarding the prior Administration’s failed response to the coronavirus crisis. Chairman Clyburn also requested transcribed interviews with three additional senior CDC officials who had responsibility over key aspects of the nation’s pandemic response.
Nov 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2021) - Today, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi and Rep. Bill Foster delivered opening remarks at an in-person field hearing in Chicago on the urgent need to build vaccine confidence and increase vaccinations in the city of Chicago, the state of Illinois, and across the country.

Nov 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2021) Today, Rep. James E.

Oct 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children ages 5 to 11:

Oct 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2021) — Today, Rep. James E.

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