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Curtis and Jayapal Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Save Lives from Gun Suicide

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Last week, Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at combatting gun suicides. The Preventing Suicide Through Voluntary Firearm Purchase Delay Act would curb gun suicides by allowing people to voluntarily enroll themselves onto a “do not sell” list, preventing them from purchasing a gun later on to harm…

Curtis Bill to Protect Health Research from Chinese Influence Gets Committee Hearing

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Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Congressman Curtis’s bill, the Fix Nondisclosure of Influence in Health Research Act, or the Fix NIH Research Act. “I am deeply concerned by foreign influence in research institutions through China’s Thousand Talents Program,” said Rep. Curtis. “My bill before us today, the NIH Research Act,…

Curtis, Sherill, and Colleagues Seek Answers on Formula Shortage

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 Representative John Curtis (UT-03) this week introduced bipartisan legislation with Representative Sherrill, and 8 other Republican and Democratic Members requiring the Administration to submit a report to Congress within 30 days detailing the actions being taken to end the infant formula shortage. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) has introduced companion…

Rep. Curtis Hails Passage of RECA Extension Act

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Today, Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) applauded the passage of the RECA Extension Act. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was enacted to assist people exposed to radiation from the United States nuclear program development and testing programs during the Cold War. “As we celebrated the life of Senator Orrin Hatch last week, I am reminded of how hard he worked to establish…

Reps. Curtis and Sherrill Introduce Legislation to Modernize Access to Prescribing Information

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Last week, U.S. Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and John Curtis (UT-03) introduced The Prescription Information Modernization Act, legislation intended to update distribution methods for prescribing information (PI) for pharmacists and physicians. The bipartisan legislation garnered quick support from several key organizations, including the American Pharmacists Association.…

Curtis, Craig Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Generic Treatments

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Yesterday, Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) and Rep. Angie Craigs (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan Modernizing Therapeutic Equivalence Rating Determination Act, a bill to reform the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) review and approval process for complex generics. Ultimately, this will increase availability and competition in the market and drive down prescription drug costs. Companion…

Curtis and Bipartisan, Bicameral Colleagues Welcome Passage of Meth Response Bill

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 Today, President Biden signed into law the Methamphetamine Response Act of 2021, first introduced by Congressmen John Curtis (R-UT-03) and Scott Peters (D-CA-52) alongside an identical Senate bill introduced by Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Grassley (R-IA).   “Communities across Utah and the United States are facing the challenges created by increased…

Curtis Welcomes Announcement from Civica Lowering Cost of Insulin

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Representative John Curtis issued the following statement after the announcement from Utah founded and based Civica, Inc. (Civica, Civica Rx) to manufacture insulin at more affordable prices.  “The cost of insulin is a source of financial hardship for so many Utahns,” said Rep. Curtis. “I am heartened to hear that a Utah company is innovating to deliver this…