Press Releases

January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to review six bipartisan bills to help veterans, address the prescription drug abuse crisis, secure access to trauma systems, and improve the Controlled Substances Act.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today held a hearing to discuss the need for federal data breach legislation and what that legislation should look like. “Increasingly, our personal details—which we need to verify financial transactions—are converted into data and uploaded to networks of servers that can’t be protected with a simple lock and key,” said Chairman Burgess.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a discussion document in the 21st Century Cures initiative, outlining many of the ideas submitted over the past year, including ideas from both Republicans and Democrats. This release marks the beginning of the #Cures2015 legislative phase.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Marking a new phase on the path to better, faster cures, the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released an initial discussion document outlining some specific proposals that have been shared throughout the 21st Century Cures initiative.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following response to the administration’s draft five-year offshore drilling plan:

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