Press Releases

February 4, 2014 | Press Release
Key Facts Ignored As White House Turns to Chairman of Council of Economic Advisors in Panicked Attempt to Defend CBO Analysis
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today responded to President Obama’s announcement regarding the Universal Service Fund's Schools and Library Program.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today continued its examination of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), focusing on sections of the law that require testing and reporting.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “Prosperity at Home and Strengthened Allies Abroad  – A Global Perspective on Natural Gas Exports.” Over the past year, the committee has analyzed the effects of exporting U.S.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
Upton, Blackburn Comment on Updated CBO Baseline WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest Budget and Economic Outlook which was released today. The CBO baseline offers an updated look at the president’s health care law and its effect on the economy over the next ten years.
February 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – A new memo prepared by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service raises serious questions about the ability of the Obama administration to pay insurers through the health care law’s risk corridor program. House Energy and Commerce Committee staff recently requested CRS address the appropriation of funds necessary to fulfill payments through the program.

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