WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today highlighted his CutGo Principle to restore fiscal discipline to the panel, a rule modeled on the CutGo rules for legislation considered on the floor of the U.S. House of representatives. This visionary policy was ushered in by House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the GOP majority to ensure Congress delivers corresponding reductions to offset any new spending of taxpayers' hard-earned dollars.
E&C Studio Presents: Bipartisan Outrage Over Obama Administration Termination of Yucca Mountain Nuclear RepositoryJune 16, 2011 | Press Release
Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Discusses Legislation to Protect Americans from Data TheftJune 15, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), today held a legislative hearing on the discussion draft of the Secure and Fortify Data Act (SAFE Data Act), which establishes uniform national standards for data security and data breach notification.
Energy and Power Subcommittee Approves Bill to Increase Energy Supplies, Lower Gasoline Prices, and Create American JobsJune 15, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today approved legislation to strengthen America's energy security and create tens of thousands of new jobs. The North American-Made Energy Security Act (H.R. 1938) was approved by the subcommittee by voice vote. The bipartisan bill now moves to the full Energy and Commerce Committee for consideration.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep.
Obama Administration Regulations Force Power Plant Shutdowns; Boosting Energy Prices and Destroying JobsJune 9, 2011 | Press Release
AEP: EPA Plan Expected To Cost $6 Billion To $8 Billion Through Decade's End DOW JONES NEWSWIRESBy Tess Stynes American Electric Power Co. (AEP) estimates it may need to spend $6 billion to $8 billion through the end of the decade to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations on coal-fueled power plants if they are approved in their current form. The company has been reviewing options to shut down nearly 6,000 megawatts of coal-fired production in anticipation of tighter environmental regulations.