Press Releases

September 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “Cross Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S.
September 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today examined the Federal Communications Commission’s management and spending. The hearing continues the subcommittee’s oversight of the commission and follows the committee’s requests for documents regarding the commission’s workload and backlog.
September 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today examined ways to create more jobs for minorities in the energy sector with a hearing on H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Initiative Act of 2014.
September 16, 2014 | Press Release
Government Accountability Office Report Adds to the Administration’s Long List of #BrokenPromises
September 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This week the House will continue its work to create jobs and reduce costs for consumers by voting on the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. Sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), this comprehensive energy legislation includes a number of bills previously passed by the House in the 113th Congress that remain blocked by the Democratic-controlled Senate.
September 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a new report written by the majority staff outlining the findings of its investigation related to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) role in the delay of the General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall. The report identified a number of key failures and missed opportunities by the nation’s automobile safety regulator in analyzing and responding to data and information provided to the agency, which contributed to NHTSA’s inability to identify the safety defect.

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