WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today advanced a bipartisan legislative solution to eliminate the bureaucratic hurdles blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and allow this landmark jobs and energy project to move forward. H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, authored by Rep.
Subcommittee Advances Key Part of North American Energy Independence Plan – Bipartisan Legislation To Build Keystone XL PipelineApril 16, 2013 | Press Release
Committee Leaders Introduce Legislation that Eliminates Obamacare Slush Fund, Prioritizes Funding for Vulnerable Americans, and Cuts the DeficitApril 16, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) and Vice Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), along with Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO), this week introduced the Helping Sick Americans Now Act (H.R. 1549), which would immediately help provide health care coverage to individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
Committee Report on Meningitis Outbreak Chronicles FDA's Missed Opportunities to Protect Public Health – Death Toll Now at 53 and Hundreds Still SickApril 16, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a majority staff report citing internal documents from the Food and Drug Administration chronicling the agency's numerous opportunities over the years to address warning signs about the pharmacy that produced and distributed the contaminated drugs that led to the deadly meningitis outbreak, the New England Compounding Center (NECC).
Docs Reveal FDA Should Have Acted Sooner to Prevent Meningitis Outbreak - Stage Set for Tuesday Hearing with FDA CommissionerApril 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today outlined the subcommittee’s focus for the panel’s Tuesday hearing to examine the deadly meningitis outbreak, which has resulted in 53 deaths and over 700 individuals sickened.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of April 15, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hear from FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to examine the facts surrounding the deadly meningitis outbreak that has claimed 53 lives to date and left hundreds ill.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on a new legislative proposal that would protect consumers by ensuring transparency and oversight of major EPA regulations that may drive up energy costs.