Press Releases

March 23, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today outlined plans to advance two bills through the committee to help address rising gasoline prices.
March 23, 2012 | Press Release
During a four state public relations blitz this week, President Obama sat down for an interview with American Public Media's Marketplace and gave a stunning response when asked about Solyndra, stating, "Obviously, we wish Solyndra hadn't gone bankrupt. Part of the reason they did was because the Chinese were subsidizing their solar industry and flooding the market in ways that Solyndra couldn't compete.
March 22, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to President Obama's announcement today that he is taking action to speed construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. After allowing the project to languish for more than three years, the president is now trying to take undue credit for the fraction of the pipeline that will connect the storage hub at Cushing, OK to the refining center on the Texas Gulf Coast.  
March 22, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) made the following statement on the House approval of the PATH Act, H.R. 5, which repeals the controversial Independent Payment Advisory Board and advances medical liability reform:
March 22, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in advance of the two-year anniversary of President Obama's health care law:
March 20, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), hosted a hearing today to examine how new technologies have increased efficient and environmentally sensitive development of Alberta's oil sands, and are paving the way toward North American energy independence. Innovation in oil sands development has been a constant theme.

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