WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s veto of S.1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act:
House and Senate Leaders Urge President Obama to #KeepThePromise to Seniors and Reverse Course on Harmful Medicare Advantage CutsFebruary 24, 2015 | Press Release
Letter: “We are troubled by the policies in this regulation, which we believe will lead to millions of seniors facing fewer choices, higher costs, and plan cancellations.”
House and Senate Health Leaders Release Draft Bill to Extend Funding for Children’s Health InsuranceFebruary 24, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) today released a discussion draft of legislation to extend the critically important State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Extending the program has been a priority for the congressional leaders as funding for SCHIP is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2015.
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today announced three upcoming hearings that will spotlight changing energy markets, grid innovation, and EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The committee recently announced its energy related plans for this Congress, which include advancing legislative proposals to build the Architecture of Abundance and continuing to protect against EPA’s overreaching regulations.
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday, March 4, entitled, “Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission: The FCC’s FY 2016 Budget Request.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today sent a letter to the nation’s governors seeking feedback on their recently released Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility, and Empowerment (CARE) Act.