Upton, DeGette Launch Multi-Year, Collaborative Initiative to Accelerate the Pace of Cures in the 21st Century
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, by a bipartisan vote of 33 to 18. The legislation aims to increase U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, which would help free our allies from the stranglehold of Russian energy supplies while supporting domestic job creation and economic growth.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced two energy efficiency bills by voice vote. The bills advanced today have strong bipartisan support and will facilitate energy and cost savings in our nation’s federal buildings and schools. H.R. 2689, the Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act, authored by Reps. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Peter Welch (D-VT), facilitates the use of energy savings contracts to encourage private sector investment to upgrade the energy and water efficiency of federal facilities.
Increases in Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Present Complicated Challenge for State and Federal OfficialsApril 29, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today held a hearing to review the growing concerns of prescription drug and heroin abuse.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today continued its review of draft legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA), authored by Chairman Shimkus, aims to improve public confidence in the safety of chemicals produced and used in the United States, and to facilitate interstate commerce in American-made chemicals and the products that contain them.
Committee Leaders Disappointed with Supreme Court’s Decision that Could Harm Jobs and Affordable EnergyApril 29, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) issued the following joint statement: