WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 21, 2013. On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will examine of the impact of regulations on the change from traditional voice over copper networks to newer Internet protocol enabled copper and fiber networks. On Thursday, as the rocky rollout of Obamacare continues, the full committee will examine the health care law’s launch.
Administration Rebuffs Invite to Testify at Full Committee Hearing On Health Care Law’s Botched Rollout; Leaders Press Sebelius to ReconsiderOctober 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing – PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose? – to examine the health care law’s troubled rollout on Thursday, October 24 in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Thus far, the administration has rejected the committee’s invitation to participate and publicly answer questions.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court agreed to hear challenges to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on the Environment Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today held a forum on “The Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG exports.” Diplomats and energy advisors from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Haiti, India, Lithuania, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico participated in today’s forum and discussed the global benefits of expanding U.S liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports with a bipartisan group that included subcommittee members and other leaders on these issues.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Quality Software Services, Inc. (QSSI) Chairman Tony Singh, and CGI President and CEO Michael Roach regarding the “glitches” that have defined the start of open enrollment in the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM).
Committee Leaders Concerned Expansion of Medicaid to Include the Incarcerated Could Impact Care for Nation’s Most VulnerableOctober 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joseph Pitts (R-PA) yesterday sent a letter Comptroller General of the United States Gene Dodaro regarding jail inmates’ qualification under the health care law’s Medicaid expansion.