Press Releases

March 6, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today approved the Medicare Decisions Accountability Act (H.R. 452), the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act (H.R. 3309), and the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act (H.R. 3310).
March 6, 2012 | Press Release
"The only way we are going to solve this problem is with an all-of-the-above strategy."-President Obama  Reality Check:Obama Takes Office: $1.84/ gallonToday's Price: $3.76/gallon
March 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -The House Energy and Commerce Committee today began consideration of the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act and the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act, which aim to improve the way the FCC operates by strengthening transparency and predictability.
March 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Joe Pitts, Sen. Chuck Grassley, Sen. Michael Enzi, and Sen. Orrin Hatch today asked a wide range of stakeholders for a detailed accounting of how they operate the 340B program, a discount drug program that's meant to supply federally funded grantees and other safety net health care providers but whose exploding growth raises questions about program integrity.
March 1, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), hosted a hearing today to examine the nation's growing prescription drug problem and discuss ways to fight diversion of controlled painkillers, which are now causing more deaths in this country than heroin and cocaine combined. 
March 1, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to examine the Department of Health and Human Services' Fiscal Year 2013 budget. Members focused on how the government takeover of our nation's health care system is exacerbating our nation's record-high debt and the administration's lack of transparency and accountability in establishing the new health care mandates on individuals, states, and job creators.

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