Press Releases

November 20, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Member Representative Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) on Monday introduced H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act. H.R. 3522 would help protect employees from President Obama’s broken promise that, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. Period.” H.R.
November 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) issued the following statement after a federal appeals court today ordered the Department of Energy to submit to Congress a proposal to zero out the nuclear waste fee.
November 19, 2013 | Press Release
At today’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on “Security of,” the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director of the Office of Information Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Henry Chao, testified that he had never been shown a presentation prepared at
November 19, 2013 | Press Release
This week the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. Authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), the bill will help ensure consumers have access to affordable and reliable energy by modernizing the permitting process for interstate natural gas pipelines.
November 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), held a hearing today on “Examining Federal Regulation of Mobile Medical Apps and Other Health Software.” Today’s hearing reviewed a final guidance by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate mobile medical applications and certain health-related software.
November 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded today’s Senate passage of H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act. The bill is the product of a bipartisan, bicameral agreement championed by Chairman Upton and was passed by the House of Representatives on September 28, 2013.