Press Releases

December 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), how the president’s health care law has affected it, and what its future will look like. Pitts explained, “CHIP has historically enjoyed bipartisan Congressional support, and it is widely seen as providing better care than many state Medicaid programs. Moving forward, Congress should be thoughtful and data-driven in our approach.”
December 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the lineup of Republican members to serve on each of the panel’s six subcommittees in the 114th Congress. The committee’s GOP membership will include 24 returning members and seven new members.
December 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – In formal responses to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Senate Finance Committee, governors from 39 states expressed support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and urged Congress to extend the program, noting the role the program plays in providing affordable and comprehensive coverage to children.
December 2, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Setting Fiscal Priorities.” As Congress prepares for the New Year, subcommittee members will hear from officials and experts about ongoing fiscal challenges and opportunities for savings within the federal health care budget. An official from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission will be among the witnesses.
December 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today applauded the news that President Obama recently signed three bipartisan committee bills into law, adding to the committee’s bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess.
November 26, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone, costly new regulatory requirements that would have consequences across the U.S. economy.

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