An overdue U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report on the fiscal status of the Medicaid program, requested by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), demonstrates the significant burden the expansion of this program will have on federal and state budgets. The U.S.
New HHS Report Shows How Health Law Threatens State & Federal Budgets, Sustainability of Medicaid ProgramMarch 27, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), sponsors of the Federal Communications Commission Process ReformAct (H.R. 3309), today urged the House of Representatives to support the bill, which will bring greater transparency and predictability to FCC processes.
WASHINGTON, DC - This week, the House will vote on the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act, H.R. 3309, which will bring greater transparency and predictability to the FCC's operations.
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today outlined plans to advance two bills through the committee to help address rising gasoline prices.
SAY WHAT???? Obama Plays Blame Game on Solyndra - "But Understand: This Was Not Our Program, Per Se"March 23, 2012 | Press Release
During a four state public relations blitz this week, President Obama sat down for an interview with American Public Media's Marketplace and gave a stunning response when asked about Solyndra, stating, "Obviously, we wish Solyndra hadn't gone bankrupt. Part of the reason they did was because the Chinese were subsidizing their solar industry and flooding the market in ways that Solyndra couldn't compete.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to President Obama's announcement today that he is taking action to speed construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. After allowing the project to languish for more than three years, the president is now trying to take undue credit for the fraction of the pipeline that will connect the storage hub at Cushing, OK to the refining center on the Texas Gulf Coast.