Press Releases

February 24, 2015 | Press Release
Letter: “We are troubled by the policies in this regulation, which we believe will lead to millions of seniors facing fewer choices, higher costs, and plan cancellations.”  
February 24, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) today released a discussion draft of legislation to extend the critically important State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Extending the program has been a priority for the congressional leaders as funding for SCHIP is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2015.
February 23, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today announced three upcoming hearings that will spotlight changing energy markets, grid innovation, and EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The committee recently announced its energy related plans for this Congress, which include advancing legislative proposals to build the Architecture of Abundance and continuing to protect against EPA’s overreaching regulations.
February 23, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday, March 4, entitled, “Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission: The FCC’s FY 2016 Budget Request.”
February 23, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today sent a letter to the nation’s governors seeking feedback on their recently released Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility, and Empowerment (CARE) Act.
February 23, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives will consider two pieces of bipartisan legislation as part of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing efforts to protect the public health and streamline government to better function in the 21st century. H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act, and H.R.

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