WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today approved bipartisan legislation to protect jobs and enhance the security of nation's pipeline infrastructure.
Committee Approves Bipartisan Bills to Protect Economy & Environment with More Reasonable Approach to RegulationsSeptember 21, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and every member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations are seeking answers from the venture capitalists behind Solyndra.
In Wake of Solyndra Debacle, Committee Leaders Concerned with Obama Administration Rushing $9 Billion in Additional Loans by September 30September 20, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today expressed concern to Energy Secretary Steven Chu as his agency prepares to dole out nearly $9 billion in stimulus loan guarantees that must be finalized by September 30, 2011. Of the $18 billion in loan guarantees made available by the stimulus, the Obama administration has closed just half since the stimulus was signed into law in February 2009.
Solyndra Execs Break Promise to Testify Voluntarily, Will Take Fifth Amendment to Dodge Testifying Under OathSeptember 20, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today blasted Solyndra CEO Brian Harrison and CFO W.G. Stover for reneging on their written assurances that they would not take the Fifth Amendment while testifying before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee this Friday. Today's news breaks an agreement that Solyndra's lawyers had made with committee investigators that Mr. Harrison and Mr.
WASHINGTON, DC - A group of House Republicans focused on improving the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory process are holding a first-of-its kind Jobs and Innovation Forum, with a focus on medical devices, on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at 2 p.m. ET. Medical device innovators will demo their latest technological advancements and engage in a roundtable discussion with members of Congress and discuss how the FDA's review process impacts their ability to make these devices accessible to American patients.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -The bicameral Repeal CLASS Working Group today issued "CLASS' Untold Story: Taxpayers, Employers, and States on the Hook for Flawed Entitlement Program," a report detailing the insolvency of a massive new entitlement program included in the new health care law called the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act.