Press Releases

October 23, 2014 | Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) yesterday announced the committee would be taking a close look at the increasing number of recalls for defective airbags made by the auto supplier Takata. The committee has requested a briefing from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who this week issued warnings to drivers about the potential danger of the defect.
October 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to the expanded recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata air bag inflators and warnings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week urging drivers to get their cars fixed over concerns that air bag rupture could lead to severe injuries. 
October 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the past several months, Energy and Commerce Committee members have brought the bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative across the country. These local roundtables have strengthened the initiative as members continue to gather ideas from patients, researchers, and health care experts from each of their home districts.
October 20, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee members have taken the bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative around the country with roundtables in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, Michigan, and North Carolina. The ongoing conversations have been instrumental in building support for the important effort.
October 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released documents obtained in its investigation of the ongoing Ebola outbreak. The documents were submitted to the committee by Texas Health Resources.
October 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today launched its #RecordOfSuccess webpage, highlighting its bipartisan accomplishments in the 113th Congress to create jobs and spur economic growth, modernize government for the innovation era, and protect families, communities, and civic initiatives. Under the leadership of Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), 84 committee bills have cleared the House of Representatives, with 32 bills becoming law, and 52 bills awaiting Senate action.

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