Press Releases

April 16, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Combatting the Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Professional and Academic Perspectives.”
April 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine legislative language to create a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce. Witnesses to be announced.
April 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today held a hearing on a draft of the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act (TROL Act). The subcommittee is continuing its work from last Congress to craft legislation that protects businesses and consumers from abusive patent demand letters, while preserving the ability of patent holders to legitimately protect their intellectual property.
April 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss options for improving post-acute care (PAC) for Medicare patients. Subcommittee members reviewed bipartisan proposals and ideas to strengthen Medicare and promote higher quality care for seniors by modernizing post-acute care payment policies.
April 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today heard oral arguments in two cases challenging EPA’s proposed rule to regulate carbon dioxide from existing power plants. The legal challengers, which include 15 states, argue EPA is acting outside its statutory authority by attempting to regulate sources that are already regulated under another section of the Clean Air Act.
April 15, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 1770, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, by a vote of 29 to 20. The bill provides a much-needed solution to address the growing problem of cyber crimes, establishing a nationwide safety regime for data protection and breach notification. Learn more about the bill HERE.

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