Press Releases

September 9, 2014 | Press Release
House to Vote on Cassidy Bill Wednesday to Protect Millions from President’s #BrokenPromises
September 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its EPA oversight with a hearing on “State Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.” The panel heard from state regulators regarding questions and concerns about EPA’s proposed plan to limit carbon dioxide from state electricity systems, including major implementation challenges.   
September 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives this week will build upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s strong #RecordOfSuccess by considering nine more committee bills related to energy, health care, and telecommunications. In the 113th Congress, approximately 70 committee bills have passed the House and over two-dozen have been signed into law.
September 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell regarding a June 3, 2014, request for information on state-run health exchanges. The committee leaders write, “Despite the committee’s extensive efforts to accommodate HHS, your agency has failed to meet not only the original June 18 deadline, but also a number of extended production deadlines offered by the committee.
September 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting information and a study related to the commission’s work on potential changes to broadcast exclusivity rules for local markets. Full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
September 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 8, 2014. The committee will advance the #Path2Cures effort with a Health Subcommittee hearing Tuesday and roundtable Wednesday, continue its oversight of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and review legislation to improve care for victims of human trafficking.

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