Press Releases

July 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced two legislative proposals to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
July 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2218, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 265 to 155. Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV), the legislation will improve environmental protections and protect jobs by creating a state-based program that sets enforceable federal standards for coal ash.
July 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today examined the Department of Energy’s management structure and efforts underway at the agency to improve project management and mission performance.
July 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today wrapped up its two-day hearing on “Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Stakeholder Perspectives.” The hearing continued the committee’s bipartisan oversight of the RFS, following the release of a series of bipartisan white papers and a previous subcommittee hearing examining government implementat
July 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “The U.S. - E.U. Free Trade Agreement: Tipping Over the Regulatory Barriers?” The hearing explored the issues surrounding the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or T-TIP.
July 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce leaders from the Health and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees today sent a letter to the President and Chief Executive Office of Smithfield Foods, Inc., C.

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