Press Releases

May 7, 2014 | Press Release
The United States and Canada share a small but critical electricity relationship, which offers numerous benefits to consumers in both countries. This integrated power grid allows the U.S. and Canada to pool energy resources, which leads to enhanced reliability and greater access to clean and affordable electricity supplies for consumers and businesses on both sides of the border. H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, authored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.
May 7, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today heard testimony from some of the nation’s largest health insurance providers and the trade groups that represent them regarding the status of the president’s health care law, enrollment, and implementation.
May 7, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee today held a hearing to review the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s budget request and policy priorities. Chairman Allison Macfarlane testified alongside NRC Commissioners Kristine Svinicki, George Apostolakis, William Magwood, and William Ostendorff. Members questioned the commissioners on a range of issues, including the commission’s increasing budget, pending regulations, and efforts to restart the Yucca Mountain licensing process.
May 7, 2014 | Press Release
Thanks to private sector advancements in innovation and technology, North America’s energy renaissance is well underway and has yielded enormous economic and security benefits. However, antiquated regulatory policies and red tape are blocking the construction of an integrated infrastructure system that is needed to transport the continent’s growing energy supplies.
May 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that a bipartisan agreement has been reached on legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).
May 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement ahead of Wednesday’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing, “PPACA Enrollment and the Insurance Industry.” The subcommittee tomorrow will hear from some of the nation’s largest insurance providers and their trade groups on the status of the implementation of the president’s health care law and

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