Roger Marshall

Congress speeds through short-term government funding bill before Friday shutdown deadline

BY: - January 18, 2024

WASHINGTON — Congress will have until early March to finish work it was supposed to complete last fall — and will avert a partial government shutdown — under a bill both chambers approved with broad bipartisan support Thursday. The 77-18 vote in the Senate and 314-108 vote in the House sent the bill to President […]

Overuse of antibiotics leading to dangerous ‘superbugs’ examined by U.S. Senate panel

BY: - July 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — Experts on antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections on Tuesday urged Congress to pass legislation that would address the issues that lead to so-called superbugs. Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall, the top Republican on the panel and an OB-GYN, said the issue is critically important for Congress because more than 3 million Americans will be diagnosed this […]

Social media, trauma, hate speech add to youth mental health crisis, U.S. Senate panel told

BY: - June 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. senators agreed during a June 8 hearing the country’s children are going through a youth mental health crisis, though some of the committee’s members disagreed about what role Congress has to play. Senators detailed a complicated patchwork of issues that contribute to youth mental health challenges, including violence and trauma within schools […]