Press Releases

October 31, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) issued the following statement in response to the Commerce Department’s new report on the economic benefits of Foreign Direct Investment and President Obama’s remarks today at the inaugural SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit:
October 31, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders today sent letters to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and four government contractors involved with implementation of the exchanges regarding rising security concerns surrounding the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.
October 31, 2013 | Press Release
Bloomberg Businessweek recently highlighted our nation’s nuclear waste woes, noting that radioactive waste continues to pile up at plants across the country with the Yucca Mountain repository shuttered. There is approximately 70,000 tons of waste stored at plants across the country. Illinois is home to the country’s greatest nuclear waste stockpile, but it is just one of 34 states that currently store waste at plants.
October 31, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) released the following joint statement on the Medicare physician payment proposal announced by the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee:
October 30, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) provided a brief recap following today’s full committee hearing on PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Now five weeks into the botched rollout, administration officials have set a new target date of November 30 for the troubled healthcare.gov website to be functioning. The committee is seeking Secretary Sebelius to return the week of December 2.
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.

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