Press Releases

March 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –The House Energy and Commerce Committee is launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision-making process relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants. Republican leaders on the committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting documents and information to examine whether EPA complied with the law when it developed its proposals for new power plant standards.
March 11, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3675, the FCC Process Reform Act, by voice vote. Authored by Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), this bipartisan legislation aims to increase transparency, predictability, and accountability to the commission.
March 11, 2014 | Press Release
The Obama Administration’s Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program Threaten the Care of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
March 11, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the General Motors Company (GM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requesting information about their response to consumer complaints related to problems with stalling, airbag deployment, and ignition switches in certain vehicles. General Motors recently announced a recall of six vehicle models in the U.S. to correct ignition defects that have been linked to 31 frontal crashes and 13 fatalities.
March 11, 2014 | Press Release
Committee Builds on Record of Bipartisan Success for Improving Public Health – Eight Committee Bills Already Signed Into Law this Congress  
March 11, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 3675, the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to increase transparency and predictability at the commission. The FCC recently weighed on in the debate when it released its Report on FCC Process, which similarly focuses on improving the commission’s operations.

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