WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule setting out Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2014, which attempts to address concerns with the RFS for the upcoming year.
Upton: “Our straightforward, one page bill that says if you like your current coverage, you should be able to keep it. The president should heed his own advice and work with Congress as the Founders intended, not around the legislative process.”
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing on “The Impact of Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) on Innovation and the Economy.” The subcommittee is investigating recent trends in patent assertion practices to gain a better understanding of their impact on businesses, both large and small, and on fostering an innovative marketplace.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “Obamacare Implementation Problems: More than Just a Broken Website.” The hearing is the latest in the committee’s examination of the negative consequences of the president’s health care law.
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) urged members of the House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act. The bipartisan legislation would allow plans currently available on the individual market to be offered next year. This would provide Americans the opportunity to enroll in these policies in 2014 without penalty.