Press Releases

September 19, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to review the growing threat of antibiotic resistance and discuss ways to foster new drug development. Members heard from the Director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Dr. Janet Woodcock and important health leaders and stakeholders to gain input on the global health crisis as part of the committee’s ongoing 21st Century Cures initiative.
September 18, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), is a broad energy package that brings together American energy solutions previously approved by the House, including several bills authored by Energy and Commerce Committee members. H.R.
September 18, 2014 | Press Release
Reports Show Enrollment Numbers Have Dropped in Absence of Administration’s Reports
September 18, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss, “Suicide Prevention and Treatment: Helping Loved Ones in Mental Health Crisis.”
September 18, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House and Senate Committees of jurisdiction today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner regarding the ongoing challenges states are facing while implementing the health law’s changes to Medicaid.
September 18, 2014 | Press Release
The House Majority Leader today announced that the House is no longer scheduled to be in session tomorrow. However, the Health Subcommittee’s hearing scheduled for tomorrow, September 19, 2014, entitled “21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development” will proceed as scheduled. The hearing will be held at 9 AM in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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