Press Releases

February 20, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 23. The committee will hear testimony from the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Health and Human Services on their 2016 budgets. Members will also discuss the future of the Internet, abusive patent demand letters, and drinking water systems in small communities.
February 20, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement regarding the administration’s announcement that it sent inaccurate tax information to 800,000 health law enrollees and is extending the enrollment period around tax-filing season.
February 19, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, February 26 at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining the FY 2016 HHS Budget.” Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will be the sole witness.
February 19, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, February 26, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled "Update: Patent Demand Letter Practices and Solutions.” Witnesses to be announced.
February 19, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday launched an investigation into the deliberative process of the Federal Communications Commission.
February 18, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “The Uncertain Future of the Internet.”

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