Excerpt: As the Chairman of the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, I have supported programs that ensure the availability of sexual risk avoidance (SRA) education. Reasearch detailed in the Committee's report on SRA, "A Better Approach to Teenage Pregnancy Prevention," shows that SRA is not only the best choice, but often the first choice of both parents and teens.
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Excerpt: (T)he Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in the course of executing a search warrant at a California health care provider’s corporate headquarters in March 2011, improperly seized the personal medical records of millions of American citizens in possible violation of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitutio
Excerpt: The committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power has previously conducted oversight relating to the potential impacts of EPA regulations on power plants throughout the United States, including the impact of rules implementing EPA’s regional haze program.
Excerpt: What is the status of DOC-IG investigative performance? Has it been improving or declining? Has it been affected by controversies and disputes between some current or former DOC law enforcement agents and the DOC-IG management? Has performance been affected by certain personnel practices?;
Excerpt: It is our understanding that the NRC has a track record of producing cost estimates for its requirements on nuclear power reactors that can be egregiously off target from the actual costs of implementing the requirements.
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