Press Releases

October 30, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS, Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) questioned Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about a presentation made by lead contractor CGI Federal (CGI) on October 11, 2013.
October 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing on “EPA’s Regulatory Threat to Affordable, Reliable Energy: The Perspective of Coal Communities.” Today’s hearing featured witnesses from communities particularly reliant on coal who are directly affected by the administration's regulatory assault on our abundant resource.
October 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee today began its review of H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, legislation authored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX).
October 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will introduce legislation this evening to protect the many Americans whose health plans are being cancelled because of the health law. Time and again, in selling the health law to the American people, President Obama promised, “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period.
October 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today unveiled draft legislation to address Environmental Protection Agency rules affecting electricity generation. The bipartisan legislation will ensure America can maintain a diverse and affordable electricity portfolio, which includes the use of coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewables. Whitfield has been working closely with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) who will spearhead the legislation in the U.S. Senate.
October 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – In the Weekly Republican Address, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) highlighted efforts to provide fairness for all Americans under the president’s health care law, and get to the bottom of what went wrong with its rollout. The committee will hear from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday, October 30 and Upton notes that "the bipartisan chorus has been growing ...

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