Press Releases

May 20, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing in the 21st Century Cures initiative to review the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation.
May 19, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to the Department of Health and Human Services, Serco, Inc., Accenture, and CGI regarding reports that inaccurate subsidy payments may have been made to more than one million Americans through the health care law.
May 19, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today continued the process leading to a #CommActUpdate with the release of a white paper focused on competition policy.
May 19, 2014 | Press Release
Over the past several months, Energy and Commerce Committee leaders have sent numerous letters to the Obama administration regarding concerns surrounding the implementation and effects of the health care law. Despite the administration’s assertions that the health care law is finished business, these important questions remain unanswered. The American people understand that the reality of this law’s costly consequences is much different than the one celebrated by the White House and its Hollywood allies.
May 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of May 19. The committee will hear from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, continue its efforts on 21st Century Cures, discuss legislation to promote new manufacturing, examine ways to modernize and reform Medicare payment structures, and review draft legislation to protect businesses from abusive patent demand letters.
May 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Department of Transportation’s announcement that General Motors has agreed to pay a record $35 million civil penalty for failure to report the ignition switch safety defect to the government in a timely manner.

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