Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07), Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09), Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-14), Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), and Congressman Maxwell Frost (FL-10) led a letter with their colleagues to President Biden and to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging HHS to open a special enrollment period for Medicaid and… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted against two pieces of legislation that undermine access to reproductive health care, H.R. 26 and H.Con.Res. 3.
“I continue to be disappointed by the disingenuous and dangerous legislation that the new Republican majority has chosen to begin this Congress, especially today’s thinly veiled efforts to criminalize access to reproductive… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted for the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, a bipartisan government funding bill that funds essential programs, addresses many of the challenges our country faces, and provides more than $31.1 million for fifteen local projects that Congresswoman Fletcher requested through the Community Funded Projects process. The… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher’s (TX-07) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis’ (FL-12) bipartisan bill to improve and develop pediatric medical devices by reauthorizing the Pediatric Device Consortia (PDC) grant program and allowing profits for certain Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) devices, passed the House of Representatives for a second time. The bill was included in a… Read more »
Yesterday, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted for the Mental Health Matters Act, H.R. 7780, to strengthen school-based behavioral health care, ensure access to mental health and substance use disorder benefits for youth and adults, and assist college students in accessing disability support services.
“It is critical that we equip schools and universities with… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) released her 2022 Mid-Year Report detailing her work representing Texas’ Seventh Congressional District in the first half of this year. The report highlights Congresswoman Fletcher’s work on legislation and constituent matters.
“I am honored and proud to represent Texas’ Seventh Congressional District, and to bring the voices… Read more »
Back in January, we told you about a different kind of COVID vaccine that had just been approved for use in India. The vaccine, called Corbevax, had some very attractive properties: It's low-cost, easy to make using well-established biotech processes — and patent-free.
The vaccine's inventors were hoping it would help address questions of vaccine equity for countries that can't afford to… Read more »
Houston, TX—Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) visited with residents at Brookdale Senior Living to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376—which makes prescription drugs more affordable for senior citizens—and to reaffirm her commitment to protect Social Security.
“Seniors are important members of our community who deserve financial security and affordable health care,”… Read more »
Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) speaks on the House floor last week about whether Medicare should negotiate drug prices, as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376, to lower inflation, lower the cost of prescription drugs, and implement smart energy policy to reduce emissions and fight climate change.
“The Inflation Reduction Act delivers meaningful results for Houston families, lowering health care costs, strengthening our economy,… Read more »