WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 14. The committee will investigate the anthrax lab incident and the CDC’s adherence to safety protocol measures. The committee will also vote on a series of bipartisan public health and job creating bills and examine innovative technology for 21st Century Cures. On Monday, July 14, the Energy and Commerce Committee will convene for opening statements in preparation for a vote on the following bills:
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will address the U.S. Energy Information Administration 2014 Energy Conference on Tuesday afternoon to share his vision for America’s energy policy – the Architecture of Abundance. Chairman Upton will outline the policies needed to construct this new architecture that will allow us to harness the benefits of America’s growing energy resources. Who: House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton What: 2014 EIA Energy Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing in the 21st Century Cures initiative to incorporate the patient perspective in the #Path2Cures process. Witnesses shared their suggestions and recommendations to bring more cures and treatments to patients more quickly.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) responded to the latest announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on additional safety breaches.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) expressed dismay with the latest evidence of opaque decision-making at the Federal Communications Commission, including reports that final items were not distributed to FCC Commissioners for today’s open meeting until just before the vote.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today held a hearing on “Constitutional Considerations: States vs. Federal Environmental Policy Implementation.” The hearing focused on the authority the Constitution grants Congress to set uniform, national standards in certain aspects of environmental policy and the role of the states in taking the lead in crafting state-specific environment solutions.