Press Releases

April 1, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act.” Witnesses to be announced.
April 1, 2014 | Press Release
The Committee on Energy and Commerce has scheduled a markup on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building to consider H.R. 1281, “The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act,” H.R. 3548, “The Improving Trauma Care Act,” H.R. 4080, “The Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act,” and H.R. 1528, “The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act.”
April 1, 2014 | 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 continued the process of seeking public input as part of the review leading to an update of the Communications Act.
March 31, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Monday, April 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation.” Witnesses to be announced. Subcommittee members will review three bills: H.R. 4299, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act, H.R. 4069, the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act, and H.R. 4250, the Sunscreen Innovation Act.
March 31, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed today’s unanimous decision by the Federal Communications Commission to make 100 megahertz of the 5 GHz spectrum band available for unlicensed use.
March 28, 2014 | Press Release
House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) today welcomed the successful result of a channel sharing trial conducted by two Los Angeles broadcasters, KLCS and KJLA with the help of CTIA – the Wireless Association. The test results show that broadcasters can share a single 6 MHz broadcast channel to provide more than one stream of HD programming.

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