WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a legislative hearing to examine draft legislation aimed at reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act.
Communications and Technology Subcommittee Reviews Draft Legislation to Reauthorize the Nation’s Satellite Television LawMarch 12, 2014 | Press Release
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Committee Launches Investigation into EPA’s Proposed Standards for New Power Plants that Threaten Affordable Energy and JobsMarch 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –The House Energy and Commerce Committee is launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision-making process relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants. Republican leaders on the committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting documents and information to examine whether EPA complied with the law when it developed its proposals for new power plant standards.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3675, the FCC Process Reform Act, by voice vote. Authored by Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), this bipartisan legislation aims to increase transparency, predictability, and accountability to the commission.
The Obama Administration’s Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program Threaten the Care of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the General Motors Company (GM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requesting information about their response to consumer complaints related to problems with stalling, airbag deployment, and ignition switches in certain vehicles. General Motors recently announced a recall of six vehicle models in the U.S. to correct ignition defects that have been linked to 31 frontal crashes and 13 fatalities.