Press Releases

June 5, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) today issued the following statement applauding the Republican Study Committee’s commitment to increased research funding at the National Institutes of Health. The RSC, led by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX), today unveiled the American Health Care Reform Act, which includes a $15 billion increase in funding for NIH over eight years. Upton and Pitts have partnered with with Rep.
June 4, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft assessment that concluded “Hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources.”
June 4, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Concluding a banner week for the committee’s Architecture of Abundance efforts, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power today concluded a two-day hearing that examined Title IV’s Subtitle A on Energy Efficiency and Subtitle B on Accountability.
June 4, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss bipartisan legislation regarding the health law’s menu-labeling requirements. H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, authored by committee member and GOP Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), will provide clarity and flexibility for small businesses from some of the health care law’s most costly and burdensome regulations regarding menu-labeling requirements.
June 3, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement today on the joint Department of Defense (DoD) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) press conference regarding the recent reports of live anthrax being shipped to 51 labs in 17 states and 3 foreign countries, well beyond the initial reports.

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