Posts Tagged ‘ZIka’

Houston Chronicle reports on McCaul signing letter on Zika virus funding

Last week, I signed a letter, along with the rest of the Texas Congressional delegation, about the Obama administration refusing to release a $400 million spending measure for Zika virus funding. Texas needs this money now to develop new vaccines and medicines that will combat this dangerous illness. Image Credit: Houston Chronicle

Star-Telegram Reports on Zika Virus

The Zika Virus is a crisis that could spread quickly if we do not take immediate action. Senate Democrats need to put partisan politics aside and pass an emergency measure to address the dire need for developing an effective vaccine.

McCaul and Donovan: Senate Democrats Must Act on Zika Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee Chairman Dan Donovan (R-NY) issued the following statement on partisan obstruction of funding to combat the Zika Virus. Yesterday, Rep. Donovan held a roundtable discussion with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health …