Press Releases

November 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – After once again being selected by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the committee leadership he intends to appoint for the 113th Congress and commented on key priorities for the future. Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) will succeed Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) leading the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee and Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) will take the helm of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee from outgoing Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL).
November 21, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of November 26. The committee will hold hearings to discuss health care fraud and the role of receivers in improving spectrum usage. The committee will also host its third Clean Air Act forum.
November 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Republican leaders late last week requested the Food and Drug Administration provide internal documents related to the deadly meningitis outbreak by November 30, 2012. While testifying before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg repeatedly assured members her agency would provide the documents, which were originally requested one month ago, in a timely manner.
November 16, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, HHS announced states would have one more month to decide how and whether to implement Obamacare’s health exchanges. This last-minute reprieve came on the eve of the original decision deadline, an arbitrary cutoff date that states were struggling to meet because they lack basic information about this aspect of the law and how it will be implemented and regulated.
November 16, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are seeking further information regarding the costs and benefits of EPA’s proposed stringent new standards for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5).
November 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced all five FCC commissioners will testify on “Keeping the New Broadband Spectrum Law on Track” on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Details will be posted here as they become available.