WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 5. Additionally, H.R. 702, sponsored by Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX), is expected to be on the House Floor next week. The bill lifts the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports, enjoys broad bipartisan support, and would benefit American workers and lower the price at the pump.
#RecordOfSuccess: Guthrie Bill to Protect Several Million Employees from Looming #RateShock Heads to PresidentOctober 2, 2015 | Press Release
Guthrie: “It’s bills like these that have a real, positive impact on the lives of folks in Kentucky and all across the country.”
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining Legislative Proposals to Combat our Nation’s Drug Abuse Crisis.” Subcommittee members will review a series of bipartisan bills to address the growing threat of drug abuse.
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of its ongoing investigation into Volkswagen’s emissions issues, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, October 8, at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Allegations: Initial Questions.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today examined the design, logistics, and shipping of nuclear material. The transport of nuclear materials via rail, highway, or water happens on a daily basis and three million packages of radioactive materials are shipped annually throughout the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) issued the following statement regarding the regulations announced today by the Environmental Protection Agency revising the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone. Upton and Whitfield commented: