Press Releases

April 24, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing their investigation into the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's management, members of the Energy and Commerce Committee sent NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko a letter yesterday seeking information related to the NRC's governance, including the chairman's role as principal executive officer.
April 23, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee responded to the latest Medicare Trustees report, released today, warning that a weakened economy and failure to enact meaningful reforms to place entitlements on a more secure footing is leaving our nation financially vulnerable and seniors less secure for the future.
April 20, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee continue to press the administration for a transparent accounting of EPA's recently issued Utility MACT rule. Despite repeated requests from the committee, the administration has failed to provide an estimate for the total cost of what is expected to be the most expensive rule ever imposed on America's power sector.
April 20, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released a comprehensive report to Energy and Commerce Committee members on the panel's work in the first quarter of the second session of the 112th Congress. Similar reports were issued throughout 2011, with the updates provided to committee members and the House Republican leadership.
April 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Documents recently gathered from the General Services Administration in response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's investigation into DOE's $535 million loan guarantee to Solyndra reveal that former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, after cancelling a planned visit to Solyndra in late October 2010 because of the solar company's intention to announce layoffs, had scheduled another visit for February 25, 2011.
April 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing its focus on job creation, the subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), convened a hearing today to discuss an all-important question facing the U.S. economy: "Can American Manufacturing Thrive Again?" This was the subcommittee's second hearing in its where the jobs are hearing series to examine obstacles and opportunities to understand and improve the employment outlook in America. 

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