Press Releases

November 8, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to the president’s comments on his repeated promise to Americans that if they like their health plan, they will be able to keep it “no matter what.” During an interview late Thursday, President Obama was asked about the millions of Americans who are now receiving cancelation notices from their health plans, despite his promise that woul
November 7, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will consider H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act, next week. The Keep Your Health Plan Act was introduced by Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and has been cosponsored by more than 130 members.
November 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced the panel’s upcoming schedule for November. The subcommittee is set to examine the 5GHz spectrum band as well as continue its oversight of FirstNet.
November 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today welcomed long-sought progress on H.R. 2094, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act. This bipartisan legislation is designed to help children suffering from allergies by encouraging and clarifying protections for schools to keep emergency supplies of epinephrine available in case a child suffers a life-threatening allergic reaction.
November 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement responding to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s blog post, which included an announcement that he will be considering proposals “regarding the way in which the FCC conducts business.”
October 31, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) issued the following statement in response to the Commerce Department’s new report on the economic benefits of Foreign Direct Investment and President Obama’s remarks today at the inaugural SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit: