Press Releases

June 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns expressed concern today with the news of another DOE loan guarantee recipient announcing bankruptcy.
June 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement on President Obama’s 2012-2017 offshore leasing plan that will block 85 percent of America’s offshore areas from production.
June 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing examining EPA’s recent proposal to lower the annual standard for fine particulate matter. Members of the subcommittee have expressed concern that the proposed changes may result in significant adverse economic consequences and job losses, and that EPA did not consider retaining the current standard. 
June 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled on the health care law: ”While I certainly disagree with the Supreme Court’s opinion, it does not change the American people’s opinion that the law is unaffordable, unworkable, and still must be repealed. This law was controversial as it was being crafted and it has only grown more unpopular as its reach into individuals’ lives has grown, and threatens to expand further still.
June 28, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today regarding the House-Senate agreement on transportation legislation. Upton is one of the House negotiators to the jobs and infrastructure package.
June 27, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), held a legislative hearing on two bills designed to remove regulatory burdens and reduce uncertainty for American job creators.

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