The Obama Administration’s Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program Threaten the Care of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the General Motors Company (GM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requesting information about their response to consumer complaints related to problems with stalling, airbag deployment, and ignition switches in certain vehicles. General Motors recently announced a recall of six vehicle models in the U.S. to correct ignition defects that have been linked to 31 frontal crashes and 13 fatalities.
Senate Clears Gabriella Miller #KidsFirst Research Act to Put Pediatric Research Ahead of Political ConventionsMarch 11, 2014 | Press Release
Committee Builds on Record of Bipartisan Success for Improving Public Health – Eight Committee Bills Already Signed Into Law this Congress
WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 3675, the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to increase transparency and predictability at the commission. The FCC recently weighed on in the debate when it released its Report on FCC Process, which similarly focuses on improving the commission’s operations.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that the committee has opened an investigation into the General Motors Company’s (GM) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) response to consumer complaints related to problems with ignition switches in certain vehicles. General Motors has announced the recalls of six vehicle models to correct the problems and stated that the defects may have been linked to 31 frontal crashes and 13 fatalities.
Chairman Upton: “The Obama administration’s backpedaling off its effort to upend the popular and successful prescription drug program is welcome news.”