WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 16, 2013. On Wednesday the committee will examine the Obama administration’s climate plan and will continue its review of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). On Thursday the committee will examine the implementation and readiness of the president’s health law and also mark the five year anniversary of Keystone XL pipeline’s application to the State Department.
Walden to Address Innovation, Growth, and Global Leadership of United States’ Communications and Technology SectorSeptember 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) on Tuesday will address the American Enterprise Institute’s new Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy during an event entitled, “Broadband, economic growth, and the implications for spectrum policy.” Walden will highlight the committee’s work to fr
Subcommittee Set to Examine Keystone Pipeline’s Benefits to Jobs and the Economy Exactly Five Years After Application's FilingSeptember 13, 2013 | Press Release
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WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) yesterday wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn regarding a proposal to do away with the Ultra High Frequency Band (UHF) discount, expressing particular concern with any retroactive application of the proposal to existing station ownership calculations or pending transactions m
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement regarding the music partnership announced by Clear Channel and Warner Music Group: "The marketplace thrives when stakeholders find common ground without government getting in the way. Clear Channel and Warner Music working together is welcome news and reinforces that broadcast radio stations and record labels can indeed reach agreement on difficult issues."
Upton and Blackburn Praise Positive, Bipartisan Step Toward Reforming the Regulation of Drug CompoundingSeptember 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) praised today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation by committee members Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to reform the regulation of drug compounding and clarify the authority of state and federal regulators.