Press Releases

September 2, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “State Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.”
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative heads to Colorado on Wednesday, September 3, as Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) hosts a panel of national and local health care leaders, thinkers, and innovators for a roundtable to discuss opportunities to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments. Wednesday’s roundtable will begin at 9:30 a.m.
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “21st Century Cures: Examining the Regulation of Laboratory Developed Tests.” Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the Food and Drug Administration, will be among the witnesses.
September 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that the subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s management and spending. The hearing will continue the committee’s oversight of the FCC and follows the committee’s requests for documents regarding the commission’s workload and backlog.
August 28, 2014 | Press Release
The Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative will take center stage Friday, August 29, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) will host a roundtable. Pitts has assembled an all-star lineup of health care professionals and innovators to contribute to the cures effort including Dr.
August 27, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today responded to reports that the Obama administration intends to circumvent Congress in striking an international agreement on global greenhouse gas emissions.

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