Press Releases

March 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today convened a bipartisan forum “After Newtown: A National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental Illness.” Members heard from leading experts in the mental health community as well as parents of children who suffer and have suffered from mental illness.
March 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its American Energy Security and Innovation hearing series with a focus on the important role fuel diversity plays in ensuring affordable and reliable electricity for American consumers. The nation’s electricity generation includes such sources as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, hydropower, and renewables, and today’s hearing examined the need for a true “all-of-the-above” approach to meet the nation’s diverse energy needs.
March 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “A History Worth Repeating: The Alaska Pipeline and Its Lessons for Keystone XL,” comparing the challenges of building the Keystone XL pipeline to the debate over the Trans-Alaska pipeline four decades ago.
March 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner and Republican leaders today urged President Obama to support House Republicans’ efforts to help Americans suffering from pre-existing conditions obtain affordable health care.
March 5, 2013 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications.” Witnesses to be announced.

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