Press Releases

October 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s scheduled meeting with President Obama at the White House:
October 8, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a request to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seeking data on the number of individuals who have purchased a health care plan through the law’s new exchanges.
October 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – After more than three years, billions of dollars, and countless assurances from administration officials that the health care law was “working the way it’s supposed to,” the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch reports, “A quick check of all the state Web sites where exchanges have been set up – plus the HealthCare.gov site that wi
October 4, 2013 | Press Release
The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power will host a forum next Thursday entitled “Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG Exports.” Representatives from several foreign countries and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico will participate in the forum, providing an opportunity for members to hear a broad range of international perspectives on U.S.
September 30, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders last week followed up on a previous committee staff request for briefings on the administration’s efforts and coordination regarding the use of cost estimates for the social cost of carbon (SCC) from agencies participating in an “Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Carbon.” According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “the SCC is an estimate of the economic damages associated” with increases in carbon d
September 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act, by a voice vote. The legislation, sponsored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), is the product of a thoughtful, bipartisan, bicameral effort to improve drug safety and help prevent a future public health crisis like the 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak tied to the New England Compounding Center (NECC).

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