WASHINGTON, DC – As a longtime champion of expanding hydropower in the Northwest and throughout the United States, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after releasing a discussion draft on her legislation to update the federal regulation of non-federal hydropower, which gives certainty to those who are working through the regulatory process. Her legislation helps people utilize hydropower in Eastern Washington and across the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler requesting information about his proposal to close 16 of the commission's 24 field offices across the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss the growing problem of prescription drug and opioid abuse from professional and academic perspectives.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today began its work on a comprehensive energy bill with a review of a discussion draft of Title II: 21st Century Workforce. This section of the bill seeks to improve education and training for energy and manufacturing-related jobs and bridge the gap between underrepresented communities and the energy and manufacturing workforce.
WASHINGTON, DC - After nearly a year of listening to patients, innovators, researchers, providers, and regulators, 21st Century Cures next week will take the next step in the legislative phase with a hearing, “Legislative Hearing on 21st Century Cures,” on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Subcommittee members will discuss a forthcoming bipartisan discussion draft of this highly anticipated legislation, the product of a yearlong listening session and bipartisan negotiations.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will continue the committee’s work on its Architecture of Abundance energy legislation with a review of “Strategic Petroleum Reserve Discussion Draft and Title IV Energy Efficiency.”