Press Releases

November 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced the panel’s upcoming schedule for November. The subcommittee is set to examine the 5GHz spectrum band as well as continue its oversight of FirstNet.
November 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today welcomed long-sought progress on H.R. 2094, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act. This bipartisan legislation is designed to help children suffering from allergies by encouraging and clarifying protections for schools to keep emergency supplies of epinephrine available in case a child suffers a life-threatening allergic reaction.
November 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement responding to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s blog post, which included an announcement that he will be considering proposals “regarding the way in which the FCC conducts business.”
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.

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