Press Releases

July 8, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees this week demanded responses from Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding payments the administration has made to insurance companies to subsidize cost-sharing under the health care law after the administration requested – but did not receive from Congress – an appropriation of funding. 
July 7, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced the subcommittee’s July hearing schedule.
July 7, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Dr. Stephen Ostroff regarding the labeling of certain opioids, particularly the discrepancy between Extended Release and Long-Acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics and Immediate Release (IR) opioid analgesics.
July 7, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, July 14, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Oversight of Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 and Related Issues.”
July 6, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services demanding answers regarding the federal select agent program. This letter builds on the ongoing bipartisan investigation surrounding the shipments of live anthrax from a Department of Defense laboratory, Dugway Proving Ground.
July 2, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 6.

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