Press Releases

December 13, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today urged support for the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, citing its ability to create hundreds of thousands of jobs during a time of record unemployment. "The same day we are voting to extend unemployment benefits, we are actually doing something about jobs for the people that are unemployed," said Upton. To view Upton's full remarks, click here.  
December 13, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today made the following statement during House consideration of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act (H.R. 3630): Click here to watch Upton's remarks Text of Remarks:
December 12, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement applauding the passage of H.R. 2845, The Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act. The bill passed the House by voice vote and now awaits immediate action in the Senate. 
December 9, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement in support of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act:
December 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), today announced a bipartisan and bicameral agreement has been reached on pipeline safety legislation. Earlier this fall, the Energy and Commerce Committee voted 52 to 0 in support of H.R. 2937, the Pipeline Infrastructure and Community Protection Act. Additional pipeline safety bills have advanced in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the U.S. Senate, and the involved lawmakers have now produced a merged bill for final approval in both chambers.
December 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to reconsider his threat to reject House legislation offering relief to out-of-work Americans.

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