Press Releases

February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today continued its examination of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), focusing on sections of the law that require testing and reporting.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “Prosperity at Home and Strengthened Allies Abroad  – A Global Perspective on Natural Gas Exports.” Over the past year, the committee has analyzed the effects of exporting U.S.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
Upton, Blackburn Comment on Updated CBO Baseline WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest Budget and Economic Outlook which was released today. The CBO baseline offers an updated look at the president’s health care law and its effect on the economy over the next ten years.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – A new memo prepared by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service raises serious questions about the ability of the Obama administration to pay insurers through the health care law’s risk corridor program. House Energy and Commerce Committee staff recently requested CRS address the appropriation of funds necessary to fulfill payments through the program.
February 3, 2014 | Press Release
The U.S. State Department last Friday finally released its final environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline, which confirmed the landmark jobs and energy project was safe and would not significantly impact the environment.
February 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) was featured in the Weekly Republican Address highlighting areas of common ground where Congress and the president can work together to help grow the economy and build a better America.

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