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News Tipoffs for Oregon Editors Newsletter for Tuesday June 09, 2020 ( 4 items )  

GAO Issues Report on FDA Foreign Inspection Program
WASHINGTON, June 4 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-626T) entitled "Drug Safety: COVID-19 Complicates Already Challenged FDA Foreign Inspection Program". The report was sent to Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, on June 2, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Found: "In December 2019, GAO found that a growing number of foreign drug manufact  more

GAO Issues Report on Federal Medicaid Policies
WASHINGTON, June 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-407) entitled "Medicaid: State Views on Program Administration Challenges". The report was sent to Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, Republican leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, Republican leader of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Health, and Rep. S. Brett Guthrie, R-Kentucky, on June 1, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. W  more

GAO Issues Report on Infectious Disease Modeling
WASHINGTON, June 5 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-372) entitled "Infectious Disease Modeling: Opportunities to Improve Coordination and Ensure Reproducibility ". The report was sent to Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-New Jersey, chairman, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, Republican leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on June 4, 20  more

GAO Issues Report: Information on Forest Service Response, Key Concerns, Effects of Chetco Bar Fire
WASHINGTON, June 1 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-424) entitled "Wildfire: Information on Forest Service Response, Key Concerns, and Effects of the Chetco Bar Fire". The report was sent to Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon Republican leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on May 29, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What G  more