The Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled a markup next week to consider seven bills to improve the public health, provide regulatory relief, and boost the economy. The committee will convene for opening statements only on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The committee will reconvene in the same room on Tuesday, July 15, at 10:00 a.m. to consider the legislation.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today approved a series of bills to protect small businesses and boost economic growth.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler ahead of the commission’s Friday vote on reforms to the Universal Service Fund’s Schools and Libraries Program.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to follow up on the committee’s request for documents and information relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing its greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the recent anthrax exposure at the CDC in Atlanta. The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing to review the incident next Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m.