Press Releases

March 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today announced a hearing for Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 1 p.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled “Protecting America’s Sick and Chronically Ill.” Witnesses to be announced.
March 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Reuters yesterday reported, “President Obama’s top health care adviser acknowledged on Tuesday that costs could rise in the individual health insurance market, particularly for men and younger people, because of provisions of the landmark 2010 health care measure due to take effect next year.” The comments echo the recent findings published in the joint
March 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced the panel will hold a hearing on April 25, 2013, to examine the Universal Service Fund’s Lifeline program, which has tripled in size from $800 million in 2009 to $2.2 billion per year in 2012.
March 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Strengthening its oversight of the Obama administration’s nuclear export policies, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Energy Secretary Steven Chu seeking information to evaluate changes to federal regulations regarding the export of civilian nuclear technologies and services.
March 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced his intention to leave the Commission:
March 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – On the eve of the health care law’s third anniversary, the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a staff report entitled “Obamacare vs. Jobs.” The report includes information on how the law’s mandates, regulations, and cost increases are impacting job creation and the security of employer-provided health insurance coverage.

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