Press Releases

November 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing on “The Impact of Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) on Innovation and the Economy.” The subcommittee is investigating recent trends in patent assertion practices to gain a better understanding of their impact on businesses, both large and small, and on fostering an innovative marketplace.
November 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “Obamacare Implementation Problems: More than Just a Broken Website.” The hearing is the latest in the committee’s examination of the negative consequences of the president’s health care law.
November 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) urged members of the House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act. The bipartisan legislation would allow plans currently available on the individual market to be offered next year. This would provide Americans the opportunity to enroll in these policies in 2014 without penalty.
November 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing to discuss EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas standards for new power plants and draft legislation authored by Chairman Whitfield and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV). The bipartisan draft offers an alternative to these unworkable standards as well as EPA’s planned regulations for existing power plants. 
November 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement of another administrative “fix” to his health care law:
November 14, 2013 | Press Release
The U.S. has reached a significant milestone in its journey toward energy self-sufficiency, producing more oil than it imported last month for the first time in nearly two decades.

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