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March 11, 2020 Press Release
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the U.S. increases, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to supply public testing facilities at the state and local levels with additional testing kits to match the increase in demand. President Trump and his administration continue to work with state health departments to ensure that anyone who should be tested has the ability to be tested and given results in a timely manner. “The CDC continues to work with state health officials to provide states with additional testing capabilities,” said U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. “By the end of the week, the CDC will have more than 4 million tests ready to ship to public labs across the U.S. We have the capability to test those who need tested and the CDC has provided our physicians with the ability to test anyone they believe should be tested. This is not a time for panic but instead a time to put into place those practices and procedures we have been taught to reduce the spread of germs. My office has been in communication with the CDC almost daily and I am confident in the work being done by President Trump and this administration to support our health care providers and control the spread of this virus.”
March 7, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. released the following statement in response to the first confirmed case of Coronavirus in Kansas:

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., voted YES, and the House passed, H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Appropriations Act, to continue to address the virus at home and abroad, including expediting vaccine development, purchasing essential equipment and supplies, and assisting state and local health departments. Congressman Marshall issued a statement following the vote:
March 3, 2020 Editorials
The spread of the coronavirus and its dominance in the news has been top of mind for many Kansans. While there is no reason to panic yet, it is prudent for all of us to be mindful of the ongoing situation. As a physician and Congressman, I feel it’s important I convey steps the federal government is currently taking to best respond.
March 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus continues to increase in the United States, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. encourages all residents and community leaders to be aware of precautionary steps they can begin taking to prepare their homes, schools, workplaces and health care settings for the possibility of a Coronavirus outbreak.

February 29, 2020 Press Release

On Friday, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the distribution of additional payments for farmers impacted by 2018 and 2019 disasters, including drought and flooding through the Wildfires and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+).

February 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, Democrats blocked a vote in the Senate on two pro-life bills: The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would require doctors to provide medical care to a child who survives an abortion, and the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions beginning at 20 weeks. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued the following statement: “The Democratic Party’s pro-abortion extremism knows no bounds,” said Rep. Marshall.
February 25, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s request for additional funding for the CDC to continue its fight against the Coronavirus outbreak and keep the American population safe.
February 20, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Thursday a new department-wide initiative aimed at reducing the agriculture industry’s environmental impact while continuing to use innovation to increase production and output to meet growing global demand. The Agriculture Innovation Agenda aligns USDA’s resources, programs, and research to position American agriculture to better meet future global demands while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050. The strategy will set benchmarks for food loss and waste, carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions, water quality, and renewable energy.
February 15, 2020 Editorials

Originally published by the Topeka Capital-Journal

If you or a loved one has ever experienced a medical emergency, you know how stressful these situations can be. But for too many, the stress and heartache does not end when help arrives or a treatment is delivered.



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