On Tuesday, July 14, at 12:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittees on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery and Oversight, Management and Accountability will hold a hearing on federal and state pandemic supply preparedness and response. The subcommittees will hear testimony from Craig Fugate, the former administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Mark Ghilarducci, the director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services; and Chris Currie, the director for the Homeland Security and Justice team at the Government Accountability Office.
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