CONGRESS UNPLUGGED May 8, 2014
Under the leadership of Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), the committee has spent more than a year reviewing the federal programs that address severe mental illness. Chairman Murphy, a child psychologist, introduced H.R.
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Upton: “Helping patients get faster access to better treatments is something we can and should all stand behind.”May 7, 2014 | ICYMI
Leaders from the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, and other prominent experts joined Energy and Commerce Committee members yesterday for the inaugural roundtable in the 21st Century Cures initiative. Participants discussed the tremendous opportunity that advances in science and technology present and how Congress, agencies, and experts can work together.
The Energy and Commerce Committee today will host a distinguished group of thought leaders for the first public discussion regarding the recently unveiled 21st Century Cures initiative. Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) will be joined by representatives from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and many other experts in the conversation about accelerating the pace of cures in America.
Chairman Upton Appears on Platts Energy Week to Discuss Energy Issues within the Committee and CongressMay 5, 2014 | ICYMI
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) appeared on Platts Energy Week yesterday to discuss a range of energy issues facing the committee and Congress, including the export of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), energy efficiency, and approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. Upton also noted the committee’s plans to move legislation to help construct future cross-border energy projects and other necessary components of the Architecture of Abundance.