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May 21, 2013 | Press Release
The House will vote tomorrow on legislation to finally allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion private sector energy infrastructure project that will bring thousands of jobs and greater energy supplies to America. Rep. Lee Terry’s (R-NE) bill, H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, will bypass the president’s delays by removing the need for a Presidential Permit.
May 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, The Hill reported that the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is now among the labor unions “breaking with President Obama on Obamacare.” According to The Hill, the “1.3 million-member labor group that twice endorsed Obama for president — is very worried about how the reform law will affect its members’ healthcare plans.” In an oped, UFCW President Joe Hansen noted that the president’s 20
May 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today launched a bipartisan supply chain working group to discuss securing our nation’s communications supply chain. Walden made the announcement as he opened today's subcommittee hearing on "Cybersecurity: An Examination of the Communications Supply Chain."
May 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House is scheduled to vote tomorrow on legislation to end the bureaucratic delays blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, authored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), will finally allow construction of the project that would create thousands of American jobs and displace overseas imports with millions of barrels of safe and secure North American oil supplies.
May 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce announced its hearing schedule for the week of May 20, 2013. Following this week’s release of a new committee report, “The Looming Premium Rate Shock,” the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will kick off its hearing schedule with an examination of health insurance premium increases under the president’s health care law.
May 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today in response to the Department of Energy’s announcement that it has conditionally authorized the Freeport LNG Expansion and FLNG Liquefaction to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement.

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