Press Releases

August 26, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today applauded the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s recent announcement approving the final rule on the environmental effects of continued storage of spent nuclear fuel. The Commission also decided to lift the agency’s suspension of issuing final licensing actions for nuclear plants and renewals.
August 22, 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 of seeking public input ahead of a #CommActUpdate by releasing a white paper focused on the Universal Service Fund.
August 19, 2014 | Press Release
The Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative has garnered significant support since its start earlier this year. Now, members of the committee are bringing the conversation back home. Health care professionals and patients continue to share their ideas and first-hand experiences as members host events in their home states and communities across the nation.
August 15, 2014 | Press Release
Committee Leaders Press Tavenner for Answers Regarding Request for Staff to Delete Email, Status of Missing Emails
August 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today applauded the news that two more committee bills, H.R. 4631, the Autism CARES Act, and H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act, were signed into law late Friday. The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), boasts a strong record of bipartisan success with nearly two dozen public health measures now law.
August 7, 2014 | Press Release
The U.S. Energy Information Administration today highlighted the importance of energy production to state economies and showcased the economic growth in those states where energy extraction plays a significant role in the economy.