Press Releases

November 5, 2014 | Press Release
Upton: “I remain very optimistic and encouraged by the success that we have had over the past two years and look forward to seeing our #RecordOfSuccess grow.”
October 29, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The request follows the committee’s extensive investigation into the General Motors ignition switch recall. In the request to GAO, the committee leaders wrote:
October 29, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy and Commerce Committee’s bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative has travelled across the country for the past several months as members seek more ideas from medical innovators, patients, families, and health leaders from their states and districts in the effort to accelerate the pace of cures and save more lives.
October 24, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today called for the protection of cross-border data flows in trade agreements to ensure the continued growth of e-commerce. Terry’s subcommittee recently held a hearing highlighting the importance of cross-border data flows to the global economy and the harmful impacts of restrictive and protectionist data policies.
October 24, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the latest confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, a doctor in New York who recently returned from Guinea where he had treated patients for Doctors Without Borders.
October 23, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Twenty-eight Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to President Obama, Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson seeking further answers on the administration’s response and preparedness efforts to treat those with Ebola, prevent any further spread in the United States, and stop the spread of the v

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