WASHINGTON, DC – One month after the House approved H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity, and Global Freedom Act, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today urged the Senate to take action on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to help diminish Russia’s influence and create more jobs at home.
Subcommittee Reviews Bipartisan Proposals to Benefit Consumers, Manufacturers, and Broadcast License HoldersJuly 24, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today discussed three proposals that would strengthen consumer protection against ID spoofing, ensure consideration of low power television and translators in auction proceedings, and reduce regulatory burden on electronics manufacturers.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.” The hearing examined the economic impacts from the differing energy policies of the various states, as well as how federal policies may impact states.
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to Review Forthcoming GAO Report on Obamacare ExchangesJuly 24, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 9 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “PPACA Implementation: Updates from CMS and GAO.” Andy Slavitt, the Principal Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and William T. Woods, the Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management for the Government Accountability Office, will testify.
EPA Chief: “This is not about pollution control… It’s about… energy.” EPA Deputy: “This is not an energy plan… The rule is a pollution control rule.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members today wrote to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane urging the Commission to act quickly on its waste confidence rule regarding the environmental impacts associated with spent nuclear fuel. A U.S. Court of Appeals decision in June 2012 vacated the 2010 revision of NRC’s waste confidence rule, establishing a licensing moratorium.