Press Releases

March 8, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) decried President Obama's actions today to once again block construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and deny the U.S access to a stable and reliable energy source. After rejecting the pipeline's permit earlier this year, President Obama personally lobbied the Senate to kill an amendment calling for the American energy project to move forward.
March 8, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, and U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, called on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to release the agency's annual Medicaid Actuarial Report to Congress.
March 7, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), hosted a hearing today to examine rising gasoline prices and discuss solutions to help bring relief at the pump.
March 6, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today approved the Medicare Decisions Accountability Act (H.R. 452), the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act (H.R. 3309), and the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act (H.R. 3310).
March 6, 2012 | Press Release
"The only way we are going to solve this problem is with an all-of-the-above strategy."-President Obama  Reality Check:Obama Takes Office: $1.84/ gallonToday's Price: $3.76/gallon
March 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -The House Energy and Commerce Committee today began consideration of the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act and the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act, which aim to improve the way the FCC operates by strengthening transparency and predictability.

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