Press Releases

March 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – A group of bipartisan, bicameral congressional leaders will hold a press conference tomorrow, Friday, March 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss House and Senate bills that would advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Friday will mark 1,638 days since the Keystone XL application was first filed with the State Department.
March 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are requesting that EPA provide further information regarding the President’s climate change agenda for his second term.
March 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing entitled “Oversight of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications.” Created by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, FirstNet is tasked with building and maintaining a nationwide, interoperable broadband public safety network.
March 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today continued its oversight of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program (CFATS) with a hearing to review the progress of the program in safeguarding our nation’s chemical facilities against terrorist threats.
March 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius expressing concern regarding the draft health care exchange application materials recently posted on HHS’ website.

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