Press Releases

June 30, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee members today sent a letter to the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) budget development process and fee collection determination as part of the committee’s ongoing oversight to ensure efficient NRC operations and to increase agency accountability.
June 29, 2015 | Press Release
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 Supreme Court’s decision on the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule.
June 29, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, seeking details regarding the administration’s “emergency preparedness in response to the spread of avian influenza.”
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) tomorrow will headline a panel with former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2015: Spotlight Health. Upton and DeGette will discuss H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, and provide insight into their multiyear effort to help patients and bring the health care innovation infrastructure into the 21st century. H.R.
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
As the 21st CenturyCures Act gains momentum, support rolls in from across the country. Patients, advocates, researchers, innovators, families, and loved ones continue to share photos of their Cures experiences and their #CuresIn4Words to show what the landmark legislation means to them. Check out some of the highlights from the Cures fans on social media:
June 26, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Two hundred and thirty bipartisan members of Congress have added their names as co-sponsors of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, signaling their support for this “exceptional” and “transformational” bill.

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