WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), today announced a bipartisan and bicameral agreement has been reached on pipeline safety legislation. Earlier this fall, the Energy and Commerce Committee voted 52 to 0 in support of H.R. 2937, the Pipeline Infrastructure and Community Protection Act. Additional pipeline safety bills have advanced in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the U.S. Senate, and the involved lawmakers have now produced a merged bill for final approval in both chambers.
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to reconsider his threat to reject House legislation offering relief to out-of-work Americans.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation that will protect rural America from continued uncertainty and potential costly expansion of federal dust regulations. H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, passed the House with bipartisan support by a vote of 268 to 150.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission regarding its decision to revise the spectrum screen after reviewing the AT&T / T-Mobile deal.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), continued its American Energy Initiative series today with a hearing to discuss "Expediting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Energy Security and Jobs."
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today pressed the White House to comply with the November 3, 2011,subpoenas for internal Solyndra documents and also make certain employees within the Office of Management and Budget available for interviews.