Fact Sheets

February 6, 2014 | Fact Sheet
The Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula is a budget cap passed into law in 1997 to control physician spending, but it has failed to work. Since 2003, Congress has spent nearly $150 billion in short term patches to avoid unsustainable cuts imposed by the flawed SGR. The most recent patch will expire on March 31st.
February 4, 2014 | Fact Sheet
Are the committee’s conclusions about LNG exports applicable to crude oil exports?
February 4, 2014 | Fact Sheet
The Department of Energy (DOE) should approve all pending export applications for liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the end of 2014, and Congress should consider ways to update the process for future applications.
January 15, 2014 | Fact Sheet
Most states require merchants to notify individuals whose personal information was taken without authorization in a data breach, but definitions of personal information and timeframes for consumer notice vary from state-to-state.
January 10, 2014 | Fact Sheet
Authored By Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)
January 6, 2014 | Fact Sheet
Americans Deserve To Know When Obamacare Has Put Their Personal Information At Risk