Press Releases

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
February 2, 2013 | Press Release
This weekend the Super Bowl will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Imagine if the rules of the game were to change at halftime. What if the field was suddenly extended in the middle of one team’s drive? It would be impossible to play a game when the rules change on the fly.
February 1, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of February 4, 2013. The committee will launch a new energy hearing series with a review of North America’s abundant energy resources and continue efforts to promote Internet freedom. The committee will also vote on the oversight plan for the 113th Congress.

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