WASHINGTON, DC - Two of the leading congressional voices on privacy issues today announced plans for the first in a series of hearings in the coming months to examine how information is collected, protected, and utilized in an increasingly interconnected online ecosystem. Rep. Mary Bono Mack, chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, is leading the effort in collaboration with Rep. Greg Walden, chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.
Committee Leaders Expand Investigation Into Tainted Heparin, Seek Assistance & Cooperation From Industry LeadersJune 29, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are further expanding their investigation of the now 3-year unsolved case of toxic and sometimes lethal contaminated heparin supplies that were imported from China and given to U.S. patients. Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX), Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Dr.
FCC Chairman Sets August Target to Strike Fairness Doctrine and Other Outdated Regulations from RulebooksJune 28, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today responded to the Federal Communications Commission's agreement to eliminate the Fairness Doctrine and other outdated regulations by August.
Committee Discovers EPA Sending Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Overseas for Programs Like "Breathe Easy, Jakarta"June 27, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are demanding answers from Obama EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on the agency's sending millions of taxpayer dollars overseas. Over the past decade, nearly $100 million has been handed out by the EPA to foreign governments and organizations.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today reiterated his support for bipartisan legislation to give additional time and guidelines for the EPA to develop achievable standards for non-utility boilers and incinerators. The Obama administration today set an aggressive schedule to finalize the reconsideration of its recently issued rules.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), held a hearing today with staff from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission responsible for the scientific and technical evaluation and review of DOE's Yucca Mountain license application.