Press Releases

June 8, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today announced that it will vote Wednesday this week on H.R. 805, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act. The legislation authored by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) will protect the future of the Internet.
June 5, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of June 8. The committee will discuss the FCC’s proposal to close field offices, review bipartisan legislation to continue support for 9/11 victims and families, investigate a radiological incident at a DOE site, and examine EPA’s burdensome ozone rule.
June 5, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s announcement that the integrity of four million government employee records had been compromised by a recent data breach.
June 5, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Friday, June 12, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule.”
June 5, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) today issued the following statement applauding the Republican Study Committee’s commitment to increased research funding at the National Institutes of Health. The RSC, led by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX), today unveiled the American Health Care Reform Act, which includes a $15 billion increase in funding for NIH over eight years. Upton and Pitts have partnered with with Rep.
June 4, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft assessment that concluded “Hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources.”

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