WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today advanced legislation intended to streamline Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reporting requirements by reducing the number of reports the commission is obligated to produce. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) along with Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA), the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today voted 51-0 to advance H.R. 2810, the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act, to repeal the broken sustainable growth rate formula (SGR) and replace it with a system that promotes the highest quality of care for America’s seniors while providing physicians with the certainty that they need to run their practices. It simplifies the process and eliminates onerous paperwork, allowing physicians to focus on patient care. H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – On the latest leg of the president’s “jobs” tour, he criticized Republicans’ efforts to build the Keystone XL pipeline, charging, “Putting all your eggs in the basket of an oil pipeline that may only create about 50 permanent jobs… isn’t a jobs plan.” The House has now voted seven times to expedite construction of the pipeline in the face of the administration’s continued delay of the critical jobs project.
Watch Energy and Commerce members highlight the need to #FixSGR HERE.
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarty seeking information related to the agency’s study of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.
Effort to Streamline FCC Reporting, Eliminate Obsolete Telegraph Requirement Gains Momentum in the House and SenateJuly 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The effort to streamline the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) reporting process is gaining momentum in Congress. Reps. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) today introduced the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R. 2844, and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) is set to introduce the Senate version Monday to reduce the burden on the FCC to produce multiple reports and instead require the production of one comprehensive and informative review of the marketplace.