Press Releases

October 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) today formally introduced bipartisan legislation to modernize and reform the approval process for energy infrastructure projects that cross the borders of the United States. At the time of introduction, H.R.
October 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced that it has invited several of the health care law’s top contractors to testify at this Thursday’s hearing – PPACA Implementation: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose?
October 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 21, 2013. On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will examine of the impact of regulations on the change from traditional voice over copper networks to newer Internet protocol enabled copper and fiber networks. On Thursday, as the rocky rollout of Obamacare continues, the full committee will examine the health care law’s launch.
October 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing – PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose? – to examine the health care law’s troubled rollout on Thursday, October 24 in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Thus far, the administration has rejected the committee’s invitation to participate and publicly answer questions.
October 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court agreed to hear challenges to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on the Environment Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases.
October 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today held a forum on “The Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG exports.” Diplomats and energy advisors from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Haiti, India, Lithuania, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico participated in today’s forum and discussed the global benefits of expanding U.S liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports with a bipartisan group that included subcommittee members and other leaders on these issues.

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