Press Releases

April 9, 2013 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “A Continuing Investigation Into the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak and Whether It Could Have Been Prevented.” Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will testify.
April 8, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today delivered the following remarks at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chairman Walden focused on three issues the subcommittee is currently addressing that directly impact broadcasters: the incentive auctions, the expiration of the current satellite television reauthorization, and FCC process reform.
April 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of April 8, 2013. The Health Subcommittee will begin the week by examining two critical user fees for our nation’s animal producers, pet owners, veterinarians, and consumers. The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee will continue its Our Nation of Builders series with a focus on auto manufacturing while the Energy and Power Subcommittee will hold a hearing on H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, legislation to advance completion of the Keystone XL pipeline.
April 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) today unveiled legislation to reauthorize the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA).
April 5, 2013 | Press Release
When it comes to health care there are many challenges and chief among them is cost. In 2009, Congress and the nation engaged in a broad debate about the direction of federal health care reform. On our side of the aisle, we warned that not enough attention was being paid to affordability and too much focus went into expanding federal control. We all know how the story unfolded from there. Those warnings fell on deaf ears, and the president followed the partisan path to health reform.
April 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), will hold a legislative hearing on a discussion draft of H.R.__, the Energy Consumers Relief Act, next Friday, April 12, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.