The Oversight chair said HHS is muzzling a vendor.
The House on Wednesday approved legislation that would boost funding for research into pediatric diseases, a bill that was made a priority in recent weeks by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.).
Advocates are pressing for an executive order to ease the flow of humanitarian aid overseas.
Hill staffers are being told to confirm their enrollments in person.
The American Cancer Society’s advocacy arm said the budget deal reached Tuesday allows Congress to restore “some” cuts to cancer research and urged the body to prioritize the fight against the disease.
It also called for additional funding for cancer prevention and early detection after rollbacks due to sequestration.
The plan targets the use of antimicrobials to fatten chickens, pigs or other animals.
“It’s like talking to the Republic of Korea,” the Illinois Republican said.
Nearly three dozen Republicans have proposed legislation that would amend ObamaCare so that municipalities would not be required under the law to offer health insurance policies to volunteer firefighters and emergency responders.
As many as 30,000 applications may need to be re-evaluated.
The HHS has only spent $319 million of that amount so far, Sebelius testified.