WASHINGTON, DC –The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing to assess the state of media ownership, and the rules that govern it, in the digital age.
Standing up for Jobs and Affordable Energy, Subcommittee to Review EPA’s Power Plant Proposal Next THURSDAYJune 11, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing to review EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for existing power plants on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Regulations for Power Plants,” and Janet McCabe, EPA’s Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, will be the sole witness.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held its second hearing of the 21st Century Cures initiative, “Examining the Role of Incentives in Advancing Treatments and Cures for Patients.” Subcommittee members heard from a number of experts and stakeholders on what role incentives for drug and device development play in accelerating the #Path2Cures.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled, “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Investigation Update.” General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Anton Valukas, the head of the company’s internal recall investigation, will be the only witnesses.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-AL) sent a letter to newly-installed Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell regarding the legal ability of HHS to issue payments to health insurance providers through the health care law’s risk corridor program.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved two bills that continue the committee’s efforts to create jobs, build the Architecture of Abundance, and advance energy efficiency as part of an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy.