Press Releases

May 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Senate Finance Committee, and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions yesterday sent a letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, regarding the backlog of Medicaid applications in the states. Due to the technology failures of HealthCare.gov, many states have been forced to complete Medicaid applications by hand, creating a significant backlog.
May 22, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today voted to protect the future of the Internet by agreeing to Rep. John Shimkus’ (R-IL) amendment to the National Defense Authorization bill that mirrors language from the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act of 2014.
May 21, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing today to review draft text of the Promoting New Manufacturing Act.
May 21, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its efforts to keep the promise of Medicare for the nation’s seniors, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today discussed ways to modernize and reform Medicare payment structures to help strengthen the program. Subcommittee members also discussed legislation designed to make the Medicare payment process more efficient: H.R. 2869, the Medicare Patient Access to Cancer Treatment Act, introduced by committee member Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and H.R.
May 20, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today continued its oversight of the Federal Communications Commission. Hearing from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, members addressed a number of issues before the commission, including the upcoming incentive auction, the commission’s work on net neutrality rules, broadcast sharing agreements, and FCC process reform.

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