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Don’t Be Fooled: Cap and Trade is Back | September 30, 2015

Cap and trade is back, but this time the administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is selling its scheme as the clean power plan. The final rule, which totals 1,560 pages, is nothing but a rehash of the old cap and trade rule that will fundamentally change the way we generate, distribute, and consume electricity in America.

The Idea Lab

“Equal to putting every worker in Ohio out of work” | October 1, 2015
The editors at Investor’s Business Daily are sounding the alarm as the EPA today is scheduled to release final regulations revising the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone.

E&C Analysis

NEW REPORT: Committee Investigation Finds Serious Deficiencies with HHS Information Security Practices | August 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today released a report entitled, “Information Security at the Dep

The Exam Room

Committee Leaders to HHS: Do You Have a Plan for King v. Burwell Decision? | January 28, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican leaders today sent a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, seeking information about the administration’s contingency planning for the upcoming Supreme Court decision in the case of King v. Burwell.

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On Thursday, October 8, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing to continue it's investigation of Volkswagen's emissions issues. Vokswagen and the EPA are expected to testify. More here.

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On Tuesday, the House approved H.R. 3495, the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act. #RecordOfSuccess – See more at 

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