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November 16, 2018

ICYMI: Congressman Harper Participated in a Special Order on the Opioid Crisis

Last week, Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) led a group of bipartisan members of the Energy and Commerce Committee in a Special Order on the House floor. The members spoke about the opioid crisis that is ravaging the entire country, and the committee’s ongoing legislative and investigative efforts to help stem the [ READ MORE ]

October 01, 2018

60 Minutes Highlights E&C’s Opioid Investigations

WASHINGTON, DC – Sunday evening, 60 Minutes aired a segment on the opioid epidemic, including a look at the Energy and Commerce Committee’s extensive investigative work to determine the root causes of the #OpioidCrisis.    The House has made combating the opioid crisis a top priority, and the Energy and Commerce Committee has been at the tip of the [ READ MORE ]

August 03, 2018

The Washington Post: House Committee Asks Pharmaceutical Companies to Answer Questions About Opioids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As reported Friday morning by The Washington Post, bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent letters Thursday evening to three opioid manufacturers requesting detailed information about each manufacturer’s potential role in the opioid crisis. The individual letters highlight the complexity of the opioid crisis, which claims the lives of more than 115 Americans every [ READ MORE ]

August 22, 2017

Footage and Photos from the Mississippi Book Festival

Check out some photos of my special guest to the Mississippi Book Festival this year, Dr. Carla Hayden. She and I spent the last few days doing some incredible events throughout the state and finished up with an excellent interview during the Mississippi Book Festival, which was broadcast live on C-SPAN 2. Watch the video here [ READ MORE ]

August 11, 2017

“The Literary Gregg Harper” – Mississippi Library Commission

As the third annual Mississippi Book Festival draws near (only one week to go!), we’re gearing up for a great time. One event we’re especially looking forward to actually occurs pre-Festival. Representative Gregg Harper, who is currently serving his fifth term in the U.S. House, will visit the Mississippi Library Commission the day before the Festival along [ READ MORE ]

August 07, 2017

The United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is one of the most historic pieces of architecture in the country. Construction began in 1793 and continued through the early 19th Century. The Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored. It is not just a historically significant building to Americans, but it is also a monument to democracy. [ READ MORE ]