WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, legislation introduced by committee member Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), marking the tenth Energy and Commerce Committee public health bill to become law in the 113th Congress. This law will redirect wasteful spending on political conventions to important pediatric research.
Committee Leaders Remain Concerned with Administration’s Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to SeniorsApril 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner regarding the administration’s proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program. Members of the committee, along with several other bipartisan lawmakers and more than 350 stakeholder organizations, voiced significant concerns regarding the proposed rule when it was issued early this year.
Underscoring Commitment to Free and Open Internet, Subcommittee Continues Robust Oversight of Latest Administration ProposalApril 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy today held a joint hearing to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request. Members questioned EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on EPA’s budget request and a range of activities within the agency’s purview, including power plant regulations, ozone standards, superfund cleanups, and the implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
FDA Testimony Raises More Concerns Regarding Who Was Involved in Proposal, And Who Wasn’t
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David Friedman to investigate the GM ignition switch recall and why it took over a decade to announce the recall after red flags and warning signs first surfaced.