Press Releases

June 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released two new reports today confirming the Obama Administration is ill-equipped for the implementation of the federally facilitated health insurance and the Small Business Health Option Program (SHOP) exchanges created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The reports state the programs’ implementation delays and missed deadlines show potential for “implementation challenges going forward.”
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – At today’s Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing on “U.S. Energy Abundance: Regulatory, Market, and Legal Barriers to Export,” Jennifer Moyer, Acting Chief of the Regulatory Program for the U.S.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its look into opportunities to expand U.S. energy exports with a hearing focused on regulatory, market, and legal barriers to the export of American coal and natural gas. America is entering a new age of energy abundance thanks to technological innovations and is now poised to become a leading global energy supplier.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing examining concerns over the BioWatch program and the surveillance of bioterrorism.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing oversight of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today announced that the subcommittee has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The hearing is entitled “Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard: Government Perspectives.” Witnesses to be announced.
June 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of June 17, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will continue its investigation into the Biowatch program. Also on Tuesday, the Energy and Power Subcommittee will explore barriers to U.S.