Press Releases

June 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced three bipartisan bills that have moved through the Subcommittee on Health, building on a proven record of success on public health issues. The committee advanced H.R. 4299, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act, H.R. 4709, the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act, and H.R.
June 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of June 9. The committee will vote on several bills in the energy and health sectors, continue its 21st Century Cures initiative with a discussion of incentives for drug and device development, examine media ownership as it continues to evolve, and discuss how the president’s health care law limits access to doctors and prescription drugs. 
June 5, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The President’s Health Care Law Does Not Equal Health Care Access.” Witnesses to be announced.
June 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – A group of Republican House members today wrote the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an examination of the Obama administration’s recent proposal to transition Internet oversight to the global multi-stakeholder community.
June 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today responded to the findings from General Motors’ internal investigation relating to the ignition switch recall. The committee leaders announced plans for a hearing in the coming weeks to review the company’s findings with GM CEO Marry Barra and author of the internal report Anton Valukas. In addition to the report, the company has provided the committee with over 500,000 pages of documents within the last week.
June 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler seeking an update on the agency’s workload and backlog of issues that are currently pending before the commission.

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