Buchanan, Guthrie Announce Healthy Future Task Force Solutions to Secure Public Health – House Republican Leader


WASHINGTON – Healthy Future Task Force co-chairs, Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-16) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), and the Security Subcommittee announced the Task Force’s solutions to permanently ban illicit fentanyl and ensure the United States is fully prepared and mission ready for the next pandemic.
In an op-ed for the Washington Times, the co-chairs and the Security Subcommittee Chairman Richard Hudson (NC-08), Subcommittee Member Jim Banks (IN-03) and Subcommittee Member Tom Cole (OK-04) released proposals to strengthen our medical supply chain, secure our borders from illicit drug trafficking and hold China accountable for their role in exacerbating the COVID-19 pandemic.
“America learned a costly lesson regarding our public health security as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to Representatives Hudson, Banks and Cole for their work on developing the Republican recommendations to ensure America is well-prepared for future health emergencies. Public health security is national security, and Republicans are ready to tackle future health crises head-on to keep Americans safe and help save lives,” said Buchanan and Guthrie.
Overview of solutions:
Click HERE for a more detailed one pager.
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy created the 17-member Healthy Future Task Force to develop solutions to modernize the American health care system to lower costs, keep Americans healthy, develop better therapies and cures, and provide Americans with more choices. The Security Subcommittee is one of five subcommittees part of The Healthy Future Task Force, which also includes the Treatment Subcommittee, Affordability Subcommittee, Doctor/Patient Relationship Subcommittee and Modernization Subcommittee.
Click HERE to view the Treatment Subcommittee solutions.
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