WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders from the Senate and House committees overseeing health policy today announced that they have reached an agreement on legislation to help ensure the safety of compounded drugs and our nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain. This legislation, the Drug Quality and Security Act, reflects a bipartisan, bicameral effort to improve drug safety and help prevent a future public health crisis like the 2012 meningitis outbreak tied to the New England Compounding Center.
Senate, House Health Policy Leaders Announce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Address High-Risk Drug Compounding Practices and Secure the Pharmaceutical Supply ChainSeptember 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today unveiled a draft of bipartisan legislation to reform the approval process for energy infrastructure projects that cross the borders of the United States. The North American Energy Infrastructure Act, co-sponsored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) will host a press conference tomorrow to discuss EPA’s recently proposed greenhouse gas standards for new power plants and the impact they will have on electricity consumers and the economy. Whitfield will be joined by a group of House and Senate members also concerned with the effect EPA’s regulations will have on the economy and job creation.
Members Continue Investigation into Health Law’s Navigator Grants to Protect Taxpayer Dollars and Americans’ Sensitive Personal InformationSeptember 23, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its oversight of the $67 million Navigator grant program, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent a letter to Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Director Gary Cohen regarding questions and concerns raised during last week’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today responded to EPA’s release of its revised proposal to set greenhouse gas New Source Performance Standards for new power plants.
Administration Unable to Assuage Committee Concerns on Health Law’s Readiness, Navigator Program SecuritySeptember 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Less than two weeks before the health law’s open enrollment is scheduled to begin, Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Gary Cohen today testified before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. Members asked Cohen about the administration’s preparedness for the October 1 launch and the functionality of the health care law’s Navigator program.