Press Releases

June 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and FCC Inspector General David Hunt regarding the FCC’s oversight and management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund and the Video Relay Service (VRS) program.
June 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “A Tangle of Trade Barriers: How India’s Industrial Policy is Hurting U.S. Companies.” The United States and India have a strong and growing trade relationship, with India ranking as the United States’ 13th largest trading partner in 2011.
June 26, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Ellmers: “It’s the number one reason today… employers are not hiring” Rep. Guthrie: “Employers and families across Kentucky have expressed serious concerns… wondering if they will lose their coverage, be forced to choose different providers, or be saddled with enormous new costs” Rep. Burgess: “It wasn’t the way it was supposed to work”
June 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) with a hearing featuring testimony from the government agencies that play a role in implementing the statute: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA).
June 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 review of the president’s health care law, examining challenges facing America’s businesses as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gets closer to enrollment on October 1, 2013.
June 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its exploration of reforms to improve the Medicare program, the Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program’s Outdated Benefit Structure.”

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