Press Releases

November 3, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today approved bipartisan legislation to provide much-needed certainty and regulatory relief to America's farmers, ranchers, and rural businesses. H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, passed the panel by a vote of 12-9 and now moves to the full Energy and Commerce Committee for consideration. 
November 2, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today met with White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler in the ongoing effort to gain White House cooperation and obtain internal White House communications related to the ongoing Solyndra investigation.  The committee leaders also invited Ranking Member Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO), who were in attendance.  Today's meeting also follows Chairman Upton's communications to White Hous
November 2, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) today unveiled legislation,H.R. 3309 and H.R.
November 1, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) today released the following statement in response to President Obama's Executive Order to address the drug shortages crisis. 
November 1, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) will host a press conference on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. in the Senate Press Gallery.
October 28, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today announced the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is preparing to hold a business meeting on Thursday, November 3, 2011, to consider a resolution authorizing the issuance of a subpoena for internal White House communications relating to the Solyndra loan guarantee. The authorization for the subpoena is the next investigative step in ensuring congressional access to documents that are specifically relevant to the Solyndra investigation.

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