WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today advanced H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, authored by subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV). The bipartisan, bicameral legislation provides a reasonable alternative to EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas standards for new power plants and the agency’s planned regulations for existing power plants. The subcommittee approved the measure by a vote of 18 to 11 and it now moves to the full committee for consideration.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today applauded the U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit Court’s decision that strikes down part of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper, (D-Del), Ranking Member Tom Coburn, M.D.
Despite Early and Eager Willingness to Embrace Health Law, Maryland Implementation Remains a Failure
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ latest health care enrollment report: “Who’s paid?”
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of January 13, 2014. The committee will continue its oversight of the president’s health care law, hold its opening hearing on the #CommActUpdate, and vote on legislation to help keep American electricity affordable and reliable.