Lesko Gets Answers from Members of the FDA and NIH

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) joined the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee to question members of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on what would need to be done to ensure any expanded access program is fair for its beneficiaries and why the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug when the advisory panel was not overwhelmingly in favor ...

Lesko Questions Federal Trade Commissioners

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) joined the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee to question the Federal Trade Commissioners about how they need to implement policies that provide guardrails and proper accountability for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and ensure that the public has sufficient notice and opportunity t...

Lesko Offers Amendment on Marijuana Research Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of her amendment which strikes a provision to allow the of Department of Education to withhold funds from institutions of higher education if these institutions are currently conducting or are preparing to conduct marijuana research. Under current law, universities can alread...

Lesko Stands Up for Religious Freedom

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of her amendment to strike a provision that undermines religious liberty and requires foster care and adoption agencies to comply with Obama-era regulations on sexual orientation and gender identity. Lesko’s amendment ensures that faith-based adoption and foster care agencies...

Lesko Stands Up for Arizona Utility Companies

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WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke in the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy Subcommittee to question the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioners about the Commission’s recent decision to prioritize California’s electric utilities over those in other states, including Arizona. Watch full remarks below:

Lesko Calls Out Crisis at the Border

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to call on President Biden and the Democrats to fix the crisis at the southern border. Lesko also discussed her recent visit to the border, where she heard from Border Patrol agents who are combatting the human and drug trafficking. Watch full remarks below:

Lesko Stands Up for Medical Innovation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition to the Democrats’ PFAS Action Act that would prevent manufacturers, including W.L Gore and Associates in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, from developing life-saving medical devices such as heart stents because they have a form of PFAS in them. Watch full rem...

Lesko Talks Importance Of Nuclear Energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) joined the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy to question Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Hanson about the need to keep fees low as the number of nuclear plants decreases and how to create regulatory certainty regarding advanced nuclear reactors as we look to make nuclear energy an important part of our natio...

Lesko Talks Importance Of Nuclear Energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) joined the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy to question Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Hanson about the need to keep fees low as the number of nuclear plants decreases and how to create regulatory certainty regarding advanced nuclear reactors as we look to make nuclear energy an important part of our natio...

Lesko Talks Protecting Taxpayer Dollars and the Right to Life

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask that H.R. 18 be discharged to the Floor for a full vote in the House to protect the right to life and ensure that taxpayer dollars do not fund abortions. Watch full remarks below:

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