WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of November 18, 2013. The committee will convene five hearings, including an examination into the security of HealthCare.gov and continued oversight of the FirstNet program. The committee will also examine a package of important public health bills aimed at helping families and communities and vote to advance a critical component of the architecture of abundance.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today continued its Our Nation of Builders series with a hearing focused on efforts to train a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce, which is essential for America’s manufacturing industry to remain competitive and innovative.
Committee Leaders Request Withdrawal of EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Standards Citing Prohibition Under Energy Policy ActNovember 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy expressing concerns regarding EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas New Source Performance Standards for new power plants that would require the installation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies that are not commercially viable.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded today’s House passage of H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act. The House of Representatives approved the Keep Your Heath Plan Act by a vote of 261 to 157.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule setting out Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2014, which attempts to address concerns with the RFS for the upcoming year.
Upton: “Our straightforward, one page bill that says if you like your current coverage, you should be able to keep it. The president should heed his own advice and work with Congress as the Founders intended, not around the legislative process.”