Press Releases

July 22, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.” The subcommittee has invited all five Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to testify.
July 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the nation’s satellite television law to ensure that millions of satellite subscribers continue to receive broadcast programming. H.R.
July 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decision in Halbig v. Burwell.
July 21, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Monday, July 28, 2014, at 3 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Protecting Americans from Illegal Bailouts and Plan Cancellations Under the President’s Health Care Law.” Witnesses to be announced. “Broken promises and executive overreach have become synonymous with the president’s health care law. As the White House continues to ignore the harsh realities of this law, we remain committed to solutions that protect the American people,” said Pitts.
July 18, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 21. The committee will explore ways to improve communication in the health care system, review modernizing environmental regulation, discuss how personalized medicine and technological advances can improve the health care system, examine state energy policies, and review a number of bills before the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.
July 18, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote next week on bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the nation’s satellite television law to ensure that millions of satellite subscribers continue to receive broadcast programming.  

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