Press Releases

January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today held a hearing to discuss the need for federal data breach legislation and what that legislation should look like. “Increasingly, our personal details—which we need to verify financial transactions—are converted into data and uploaded to networks of servers that can’t be protected with a simple lock and key,” said Chairman Burgess.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a discussion document in the 21st Century Cures initiative, outlining many of the ideas submitted over the past year, including ideas from both Republicans and Democrats. This release marks the beginning of the #Cures2015 legislative phase.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Marking a new phase on the path to better, faster cures, the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released an initial discussion document outlining some specific proposals that have been shared throughout the 21st Century Cures initiative.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following response to the administration’s draft five-year offshore drilling plan:
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) today responded to the Federal Trade Commission’s report on the Internet of Things.
January 27, 2015 | Press Release
Due to inclement weather, today's scheduled committee activity has been postponed by one hour.

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