Press Releases

July 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 22, 2013. Beginning on Monday and continuing Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Health will hold a markup to consider an updated bipartisan draft legislative proposal for Medicare physician payment reform. On Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will continue its ongoing efforts to boost innovation and create jobs through spectrum incentive auctions by holding a hearing to review the FCC’s progress in implementing the law.
July 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama administration took the July 4 holiday to rewrite major components of Obamacare, prompting many serious questions from Congress regarding how and why these decisions were made and what is the true status of implementation. In an effort to get answers, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.
July 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today released an updated advanced legislative framework to replace the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system with a fair and stable system of physician payment in the Medicare program.
July 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “Reporting Data Breaches: Is Federal Legislation Needed to Protect Consumers?” The hearing allowed members to explore data breach trends occurring within the United States and whether federal legislation is needed to protect consumers. Currently, at least 48 states and U.S.
July 18, 2013 | Press Release
Shot: The Administration Will Give You $100 for Obamacare Costs Chaser: Under Obamacare, Your Premiums Will Go Up $1,500 Annually Just to Keep Your Current Plan
July 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today spoke in support of H.R. 2667, the Authority for Mandate Delay Act, and H.R. 2668, the Fairness for American Families Act.  Chairman Upton’s remarks as prepared: