Press Releases

October 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – After more than three years, billions of dollars, and countless assurances from administration officials that the health care law was “working the way it’s supposed to,” the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch reports, “A quick check of all the state Web sites where exchanges have been set up – plus the HealthCare.gov site that wi
October 4, 2013 | Press Release
The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power will host a forum next Thursday entitled “Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG Exports.” Representatives from several foreign countries and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico will participate in the forum, providing an opportunity for members to hear a broad range of international perspectives on U.S.
September 30, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders last week followed up on a previous committee staff request for briefings on the administration’s efforts and coordination regarding the use of cost estimates for the social cost of carbon (SCC) from agencies participating in an “Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Carbon.” According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “the SCC is an estimate of the economic damages associated” with increases in carbon d
September 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act, by a voice vote. The legislation, sponsored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), is the product of a thoughtful, bipartisan, bicameral effort to improve drug safety and help prevent a future public health crisis like the 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak tied to the New England Compounding Center (NECC).
September 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today kicked off debate on the bipartisan H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act.
September 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 30, 2013. The Communications and Technology Subcommittee will continue its spectrum oversight and the Energy and Power Subcommittee will hold a hearing on bipartisan legislation that would consolidate and modernize the cross-boundary approval process for energy infrastructure projects.

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