Vermont Republican Jeffords will head FDA reform issues in Senate: Labor Committee to retain jurisdiction.
SEN. JEFFORDS WILL CHAIR FDA REFORM EFFORT IN SENATE through his position at the top of the full Labor & Human Resources Committee, the Vermont Republican announced Dec. 12. Jeffords reasserted the primacy of the full committee over FDA reform and broader health issues relating to costs and access in a Dec. 12 press release. Jeffords is a relative newcomer to FDA issues (though he was a keynote speaker at the 1991 annual meeting of the Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association).
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