Press Releases

January 27, 2014 | Press Release
Presidential Ally Moran on the State of Obamacare: “I don't think we're going to get enough young people signing up to make this bill work”
January 22, 2014 | Press Release
While full construction of the Keystone XL pipeline continues to be blocked by red tape in Washington, the southern leg of the pipeline began pumping oil today. This interstate portion of the project, known as the Gulf Coast Project, was actually endorsed by President Obama in March of 2012, but his claims to support an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy have fallen short.
January 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), today led a group of House and Senate Republican lawmakers in sending a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg expressing concerns about the FDA’s proposed regulation to allow generic drug companies to unilaterally change their drug labeling information, saying “such a rule would conflict directly with the statute, thwart the law’s purposes a
January 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3362, the Health Exchange Information Disclosure Act, legislation introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), to require weekly updates from the administration on the enrollment details and functionality of the health law’s exchanges. H.R. 3362 was approved by a bipartisan vote of 259-154.
January 15, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) today announced plans for a hearing the first week of February to examine data breaches and their effect on consumers. Target, which recently suffered a breach that compromised the information of approximately 110 million customers, will testify along with law enforcement officials and other witnesses. The subcommittee also issued an easy to use resource guide for consumers concerned their personal or financial account information may have been compromised in a data breach.
January 15, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held its first hearing focused on the committee’s plans for an open and transparent multi-year process leading to a comprehensive #CommActUpdate.