WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today delivered the following remarks at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chairman Walden focused on three issues the subcommittee is currently addressing that directly impact broadcasters: the incentive auctions, the expiration of the current satellite television reauthorization, and FCC process reform.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of April 8, 2013. The Health Subcommittee will begin the week by examining two critical user fees for our nation’s animal producers, pet owners, veterinarians, and consumers. The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee will continue its Our Nation of Builders series with a focus on auto manufacturing while the Energy and Power Subcommittee will hold a hearing on H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, legislation to advance completion of the Keystone XL pipeline.
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) today unveiled legislation to reauthorize the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA).
When it comes to health care there are many challenges and chief among them is cost. In 2009, Congress and the nation engaged in a broad debate about the direction of federal health care reform. On our side of the aisle, we warned that not enough attention was being paid to affordability and too much focus went into expanding federal control. We all know how the story unfolded from there. Those warnings fell on deaf ears, and the president followed the partisan path to health reform.
Subcommittee Unveils Draft Legislation to Protect Consumers from Higher Energy Costs, Announces Hearing for Next FRIDAYApril 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), will hold a legislative hearing on a discussion draft of H.R.__, the Energy Consumers Relief Act, next Friday, April 12, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Health Subcommittee Hears from Patient Recently Denied Access to Obamacare's Pre-Existing Condition Insurance ProgramApril 3, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today discussed how to provide health care coverage options for individuals with chronic conditions and diseases and examined current challenges to this important goal.