Press Releases

April 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing with Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to review the president’s proposed FY2015 budget for the Department of Energy. Members questioned Secretary Moniz over the department’s policy priorities and expressed concern over the agency’s failure to produce a national energy policy that reflects today’s energy realities.
April 3, 2014 | Press Release
Upton: “We have a proud record this Congress of working together, and the results to prove it.”
April 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, legislation introduced by committee member Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), marking the tenth Energy and Commerce Committee public health bill to become law in the 113th Congress. This law will redirect wasteful spending on political conventions to important pediatric research.
April 3, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner regarding the administration’s proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program. Members of the committee, along with several other bipartisan lawmakers and more than 350 stakeholder organizations, voiced significant concerns regarding the proposed rule when it was issued early this year.
April 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
April 2, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy today held a joint hearing to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request. Members questioned EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on EPA’s budget request and a range of activities within the agency’s purview, including power plant regulations, ozone standards, superfund cleanups, and the implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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