Press Releases

May 3, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its schedule for the week of May 6, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will look at the potential effects of U.S. energy exports both here and abroad, and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will meet to discuss the benefits tourism brings to the U.S. economy.
May 3, 2013 | Press Release
The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) this week released a new report showing liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports will benefit the U.S. economy and spur job creation. The report highlights how the natural gas industry has helped stimulate employment and small business growth across the country in recent years, especially in those states with expanded production.
May 1, 2013 | 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 released the following statement after President Barack Obama nominated Tom Wheeler to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission:
May 1, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) today released the “Making Medicaid Work” blueprint to modernize the Medicaid program.
April 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are continuing their examination into the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program, seeking information about the program’s ability to create the jobs promised by the Obama administration.
April 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today continued its post-Newtown examination of the nation’s mental health system, focusing on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how its application can help or hinder patient care and public safety.

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