Press Releases

September 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell regarding a June 3, 2014, request for information on state-run health exchanges. The committee leaders write, “Despite the committee’s extensive efforts to accommodate HHS, your agency has failed to meet not only the original June 18 deadline, but also a number of extended production deadlines offered by the committee.
September 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting information and a study related to the commission’s work on potential changes to broadcast exclusivity rules for local markets. Full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
September 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 8, 2014. The committee will advance the #Path2Cures effort with a Health Subcommittee hearing Tuesday and roundtable Wednesday, continue its oversight of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and review legislation to improve care for victims of human trafficking.
September 4, 2014 | Press Release
“Does President Obama still object to providing Americans with the peace of mind that they will be alerted if their personally identifiable information is jeopardized?”
September 4, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will review legislation authored by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) to improve the training of health providers to better identify victims of human trafficking.

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