Press Releases

September 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) praised today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation by committee members Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to reform the regulation of drug compounding and clarify the authority of state and federal regulators.
September 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today voiced their strong support for H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act. On Friday, July 5th, as Americans were still celebrating the nation’s independence, the administration quietly released 600 pages of health law regulations.
September 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) voiced his support for H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act: H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act, is an important step in reducing government waste, fraud, and abuse while protecting taxpayers from another costly burden of the health care law. 
September 11, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today in response to the Department of Energy’s announcement that it has conditionally authorized Dominion’s Cove Point Terminal to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement.  
September 11, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today continued its review of the nation’s satellite television law with a hearing focused on the role of innovation and regulation in the video marketplace. The subcommittee is examining the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), portions of which are set to sunset on December 31, 2014.
September 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement regarding the FCC’s announcement of a voluntary agreement regarding interoperability in the 700 MHz band: "We commend Acting Chairwoman Clyburn's efforts and leadership to find agreement on the interoperability issues in the 700 MHz band. An agreement reached voluntarily between the parties is always the preferred route and we are encouraged by today's announcement.”

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