WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders today sent letters to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and four government contractors involved with implementation of the exchanges regarding rising security concerns surrounding the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.
Bloomberg Businessweek recently highlighted our nation’s nuclear waste woes, noting that radioactive waste continues to pile up at plants across the country with the Yucca Mountain repository shuttered. There is approximately 70,000 tons of waste stored at plants across the country. Illinois is home to the country’s greatest nuclear waste stockpile, but it is just one of 34 states that currently store waste at plants.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) released the following joint statement on the Medicare physician payment proposal announced by the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee:
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) provided a brief recap following today’s full committee hearing on PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Now five weeks into the botched rollout, administration officials have set a new target date of November 30 for the troubled healthcare.gov website to be functioning. The committee is seeking Secretary Sebelius to return the week of December 2.
Document From Lead Healthcare.gov Contractor Raises Questions About Administration’s “Fixes” To Troubled WebsiteOctober 30, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS, Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) questioned Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about a presentation made by lead contractor CGI Federal (CGI) on October 11, 2013.
Subcommittee Hears Directly From Workers and Officials of Communities Suffering from EPA’s Regulatory AssaultOctober 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing on “EPA’s Regulatory Threat to Affordable, Reliable Energy: The Perspective of Coal Communities.” Today’s hearing featured witnesses from communities particularly reliant on coal who are directly affected by the administration's regulatory assault on our abundant resource.