Press Releases

December 10, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Fred Upton and Sen. Chuck Grassley today asked two health care companies for information on whether they would limit any potential conflicts of interest presented by their involvement in implementing and potentially providing services under the health care reform law.
December 7, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its schedule for the week of December 10, 2012. The committee will hold hearings to exercise oversight over new spectrum auction authority Congress gave the FCC this year and implementation of the health care law’s exchanges and Medicaid expansion.
December 7, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent a letter to the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists seeking information on the role of this industry association in assisting compounding pharmacies in their interactions with federal and state authorities.  A bipartisan group of committee leaders wrote, “Allegations that your association may have encouraged compounding pharmacists to attempt to impede FDA from evaluating the efficacy and safety of their products, if true, raise serious concerns about your actions.”
December 6, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the Republican membership of the six Energy and Commerce subcommittees for the 113th Congress.
December 6, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced that Tom Hassenboehler will serve as the new Subcommittee on Energy and Power Chief Counsel. Outgoing chief counsel Maryam Brown will serve as policy advisor to House Speaker John Boehner.
December 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Energy today released its study on the economic impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. DOE’s analysis finds that the U.S. economy will experience “net economic benefits” from allowing increased LNG exports.

Pages