WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are continuing their examination into the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program, seeking information about the program’s ability to create the jobs promised by the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today continued its post-Newtown examination of the nation’s mental health system, focusing on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how its application can help or hinder patient care and public safety.
Committee Leaders Seek GAO Analysis of Taxpayer Cost and Liability Effects of DOE’s Nuclear Waste Storage ProposalApril 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) today wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an analysis of the costs and liabilities associated with the Obama administration’s new nuclear waste proposal.
Health Subcommittee Examines Proposal to Improve the Security of America’s Pharmaceutical Supply ChainsApril 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “Securing our Nation’s Prescription Drug Supply Chain” and discussed bipartisan draft legislation to secure the pharmaceutical supply chain. The draft legislation would enhance the security of the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain for America’s patients while preventing duplicative federal and state requirements.
During Autism Awareness Month, Upton Welcomes Energy and Commerce Committee Member Gregg Harper’s Efforts to Support Pediatric Health CareApril 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today applauded committee member Gregg Harper’s (R-MS) work to support pediatric health care. Rep. Harper today formally introduced the Kids First Research Act, along with Tom Cole (R-OK), in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. The legislation would eliminate taxpayer financing of presidential campaigns and conventions and use remaining funds to expand pediatric research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Hundreds of Union Workers Stand Up For Jobs in Nation’s Capital, Rally to Push President to Approve Keystone XL PipelineApril 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Hundreds of union construction workers took to the streets of Washington, D.C. yesterday to urge President Obama to approve the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline. American workers have waited over four-and-half-years for a decision on this project that will create thousands of good-paying construction jobs and help bolster America’s energy security.