Upton: “The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, under the leadership of Rep. Joe Pitts, has been a workhorse that boasts an outstanding record of bipartisan accomplishment on legislation that truly touches people’s lives.”
In a column in Investor’s Business Daily, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today outlines many of the domestic and geopolitical benefits of exporting U.S. natural gas.
#BROKENPROMISES ALERT OBAMA PROMISE: “We’ll lower premiums by up to $2,500 for a typical family per year.” REALITY: “Women age 55 to 64 will pay from $2,185 to $2,738 more… than they did pre-ACA.”
Walden on Cover Oregon Debacle: “Taxpayers deserve answers, and those in charge… need to be held accountable.”June 23, 2014 | ICYMI
House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders in February called on the Government Accountability Office to investigate the complete failure of Oregon’s online health care exchange. Oregon was awarded more than $300 million in grants to build a website that has never launched.
CQ Roll Call on #Path2Cures: “A novel initiative that brings issue advocates directly into the deliberations process.”June 23, 2014 | ICYMI
21st Century Cures continues this week with a roundtable on Tuesday, June 24 at 10 a.m. to discuss how advances in technology can be used to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of new cures and treatments. “This initiative is truly unique. We’re taking the time to listen and engage with people all across the country to learn what they think can be done to improve the cycle of cures,” commented Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI).
The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a series of energy bills aimed at creating jobs, lowering prices, and strengthening America’s global competitiveness.