Press Releases

February 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), yesterday held a joint hearing with the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations to discuss efforts by some countries to expand international regulation of the Internet. Dr.
February 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce Committees today unveiled the Obamacare Burden Tracker (#ObamacareBurden).  The Burden Tracker is a real-time online resource to help the public keep track of all of the new government mandates, rules, and red tape as a result of Obamacare.
February 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today kicked off its “American Energy Security and Innovation” hearing series with a discussion of America’s vast energy resources and the benefits and opportunities of the nation’s new energy boom. Over the past decade, technological advancements have transformed America’s energy landscape and economy.
February 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives this evening approved with bipartisa support two Energy and Commerce Committee initiatives aimed at improving children’s health care: the National Pediatric Research Network Act (H.R. 225) and the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act (H.R. 297).
February 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) will address the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Washington Hotel. Whitfield will outline the subcommittee’s 2013 agenda and discuss how new federal regulations will impact the utilities sector. WHO: Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield
February 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) will address the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. at the Renaissance Washington Hotel. Walden will outline the subcommittee’s 2013 agenda and discuss how Congress can use the communications and technology sector’s success to spur economic growth and job creation. WHO: Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden

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