WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2279 by a vote of 225 to 188.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) formally introduced the Electricity Security and Affordability Act today in the House and Senate.
Members Hear From Experts on Cost, Benefits of “Extenders” Policies Often Considered with Short-Term SGR Fixes WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing, “The Extenders Policies: What Are They and How Should They Continue Under a Permanent SGR Repeal Landscape?”
WASHINGTON, DC - A new report from the Health and Human Services Inspector General underscores the reality of security concerns surrounding the health law’s exchanges. Marketwatch reports, “The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services aren’t taking enough precautions to ferret out fraud in electronic health record use as medical providers continue to migrate from conventional paper documents.
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 724 by a vote of 405 to 0. The bipartisan legislation amends the Clean Air Act to eliminate the redundant requirement for auto dealers to provide certification of emissions standards compliance for new light-duty motor vehicles. Clean Air Act measures already ensure that new vehicles offered for sale comply with the standards, and the Environmental Protection Agency no longer enforces this requirement. Authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today spoke in support of H.R. 3527, the Poison Center Network Act. H.R. 3527 was introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE). The bipartisan legislation reauthorizes important activities related to poison control centers. Poisoning is the second most common form of unintentional death in the United States and most of these exposures will involve children under the age of six.