Press Releases

April 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today began its work reviewing H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Rep.
April 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX) has moved to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held its third installment of the hearing series on Our Nation of Builders, this time engaging in a review of auto manufacturing in the United States. “Today we are focusing on the U.S. automotive manufacturing sector - a sector that supports more jobs than any other manufacturing industry - employing almost 8 million Americans across all 50 states,” stated Chairman Terry.
April 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the Energy and Commerce Committee's rigorous oversight of the new health care law, committee leaders are seeking information on the delays and missed deadlines that have plagued the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s implementation.
April 9, 2013 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “A Continuing Investigation Into the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak and Whether It Could Have Been Prevented.” Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will testify.
April 8, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today delivered the following remarks at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chairman Walden focused on three issues the subcommittee is currently addressing that directly impact broadcasters: the incentive auctions, the expiration of the current satellite television reauthorization, and FCC process reform.