Press Releases

May 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today issued the following response to the administration’s release of the latest climate assessment report:
May 5, 2014 | Press Release
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled a markup this week to consider H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, H.R. 4342, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act, and legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act. The committee will convene for opening statements only on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The committee will reconvene in the same room on Thursday, May 8, at 10:00 a.m. to consider the legislation.
May 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of May 5, 2014. The committee will hold a roundtable discussion on biomedical innovation, review the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s FY 2015 budget, and examine Obamacare enrollment.
May 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing, “Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients,” to explore how advances in technology can be harnessed to advance our nation’s health care system and help more patients.
May 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced the first roundtable in the 21st Century Cures initiative and released the first white paper, 21st Century Cures: A Call to Action, seeking input and soliciting ideas on how Congress can help accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of promising ne
April 30, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday May 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “The NRC FY 2015 Budget and Policy Issues.” The hearing will review the NRC’s budget request and the range of issues confronting the agency. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane will testify alongside NRC Commissioners Kristine Svinicki, George Apostolakis, William Magwood, and William Ostendorff.

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