Press Releases

February 6, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) recently outlined a 2012 agenda that focuses on job creation, innovation, good government, and protecting the American people. The agenda includes:
February 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) met recently with reporters and outlined a 2012 agenda focused on job creation, economic growth, and consumer protection. The agenda includes:
February 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today pressed the Environmental Protection Agency over its implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard. EPA has discovered that tradeable fuel credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), are being fraudulently sold, and the agency's response may be adding to the problems.
February 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing efforts to promote job creation and economic growth, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced plans for its next installment of the Jobs and Innovation Forum Series with a focus on American manufacturing. A panel of experts and job creators will discuss the obstacles and opportunities facing American manufacturers today. The United States currently has the world's largest manufacturing economy, but various regulations and policies are threatening this vital sector.
February 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Republicans continued to beat the drum this week with messages of jobs and energy security, reminding President Obama that the battle for the Keystone XL pipeline is far from over. The New York Times reports, "On the airwaves, on the campaign trail and in both chambers of Congress, Republicans are relentlessly pushing for an expansion of the pipeline known as Keystone XL and criticizing Mr.
February 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the path forward for legislation to approve the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline. The Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up H.R. 3548, the North American Energy Access Act, next week, setting the stage for the legislation to be folded into the Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act when that legislation comes to the House floor for a vote this month.

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