Press Releases

June 27, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing examining how advances in consumer electronics, broadcasting, cable, satellite, the Internet and other platforms are changing how consumers access video content, how those changes are impacted by existing regulations, and what type of regimes should apply going forward.
June 26, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Members of the House and Senate today requested a Government Accountability Office study of the anti-fraud audits conducted by the Medicare program to identify and eliminate fraud and improper payments. Private contractors play an important role in Medicare’s fraud and improper payment prevention effort.
June 26, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) today reiterated their concern about the Obama administration’s failure to take timely action on NRC leadership when confronted with serious problems last fall, the gravity of which were underscored by a new NRC Inspector General’s report on outgoing chairman Gregory Jaczko that was delivered to Congress this afternoon.
June 26, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today requested the Government Accountability Office (GAO) evaluate the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) procedures for evaluating independent contractors charged with operations and management. Full Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
June 26, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases.
June 25, 2012 | Press Release
The Washington Examiner Editorial Board this weekend blasted the Department of Energy for its recent “Beyond Solyndra” propaganda, which points to the electric car company Fisker, who received a $529 million loan to make $100,000+ electric sports cars, as an example validating the Obama administration’s massive federal efforts.  What DOE’s propaganda fails to mention is that Fisker’s loan has been

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