Press Releases

September 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2052, the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013, by a vote of 379 to 32. This bipartisan jobs legislation, authored by Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) and Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), instructs the Department of Commerce to lead an interagency review and make recommendations to Congress on ways to make the United States more competitive in attracting foreign investment.
September 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today will vote on legislation to streamline Federal Communications Commission reporting requirements by reducing the number of reports the commission is obligated to produce. Authored by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) along with Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA), the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R.
September 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on H.R. 2052, the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013. The bill, authored by Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) and Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), seeks to increase the United States’ share of foreign direct investment and create jobs. The legislation enjoys broad bipartisan support and was approved unanimously by both the subcommittee and full committee.
September 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 9, 2013. The committee will continue its extensive work on three important policy issues - the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository, the readiness of the health law ahead of October 1 enrollment, and the changing landscape of America’s video marketplace.
September 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday sent a letter to Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner requesting an update on the agency’s efforts to reform the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) program.
August 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), and Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the first paper in a series examining the flaws in the existing Medicare program and outlining opportunities for reform.

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