Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement Marks Next Step in Process to Repeal Flawed SGR Formula and Replace it With a System Aimed At Protecting Seniors
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WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to the State Department’s announcement that the national interest determination period for the Keystone XL pipeline has been put on hold:
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing the committee’s oversight of the safety and security of the nation’s electric grid, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday wrote to Acting Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Cheryl LaFleur seeking information relating to the agency’s management of sensitive security information.
Excerpt: The IG Management Alert raises questions concerning FERC’s management and controls of sensitive information pertaining to the integrity and security of electric grid and other critical infrastructure. In light of this report and our ongoing oversight, we write pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S.