Excerpt: We have been reluctant to engage more deeply in this matter, believing this is a problem best solved by allowing labor and management to follow through on their agreement. But as the upcoming Olympics reminds us, performance enhancing drug testing is a critical tool for protecting athletes, the integrity of the games they play, and the health and safety of aspiring athletes.
Excerpt: We are concerned about the FCC's recent expansive interpretation of the "program carriage" rules. Expanding video regulation in the current environment ignores the realities of today's competitive marketplace.
Excerpt: The Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating the BioWatch program, the nation's first early detection and warning capability for biological attacks, and its impact on the nation's public health system.
Excerpt: The Energy and Commerce Committee has been closely following the work of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) regarding the interference dispute between LightSquared Subsidiary LLC ("LightSquared") and the Global Positioning System (GPS) Community.
Excerpt: Finding more efficient ways for the government to use this valuable public asset without compromising critical objectives would not only produce dividends for government agencies, but also inject additional resources into the private sector to spur our economy.