It was two years ago this week, on May 26, 2010, that President Obama famously declared, “The true engine of economic growth will always be companies like Solyndra” during a visit to the doomed solar company’s Fremont, California headquarters. Fast forward two years and Nancy Pelosi, White House spokesman Jay Carney, and others this week are struggling to defend the indefensible - President Obama’s disastrous stimulus investments in failed companies like Solyndra.
REALITY CHECK: Obama's Strategic Energy Investments Like Solyndra Have Resulted in Bankruptcies & LayoffsJune 1, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) commented today on the latest unemployment report, which showed the national unemployment rate ticking up to 8.2 percent and just 69,000 jobs created in the month of May:
WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today held a hearing to examine “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet.” Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, along with Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
Bipartisan Leaders of the Committee Introduce Resolution to Preserve and Protect a Global Internet Free from Government ControlMay 30, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), along with Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today approved the bipartisan Food and Drug Administration Reform Act, H.R. 5651, by a vote of 387 to 5.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today unanimously approved the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R. 3310. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), consolidates the reporting obligations of the FCC to improve transparency and oversight while reducing regulatory burdens. It is companion legislation to H.R. 3309, the FCC Process Reform Act, which was approved on March 27, 2012. Taken together, the bills aim to improve the transparency and consistency of FCC operations.