Watch Upton’s full remarks in support of H.R. 6213 HERE. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery I care about America’s energy future, and I also care about America’s fiscal future. For these two reasons, I urge all of you to vote yes on the No More Solyndras Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote next week on a legislative package designed to fight President Obama’s war on coal. Introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), the Stop the War on Coal Act, H.R. 3409, is comprised of a series of bills that aim to stop EPA's regulatory assault on America’s power sector, which threatens to destroy countless jobs and drive up the price of energy for American families and businesses.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power today held a hearing to explore the potential to achieve North American energy independence within the decade. In the past five years, North America has been the fastest growing oil and natural gas producing area of the world due to technological advances in the energy sector. The dramatic growth in domestic production has shattered previous notions that America was running out of oil and gas reserves, and has put the goal of American energy independence within reach.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing to examine the use of federal spectrum.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today continued its efforts to grow the economy and create jobs by passing the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, H.R. 5865, by a vote of 339 to 77. This bipartisan legislation, authored by Reps. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), will develop a plan to help promote job growth and make American manufacturing more competitive.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today continued its oversight of the Department of Energy’s management of our nation’s most sensitive nuclear facilities with a hearing to examine a range of management and administrative challenges confronting DOE, including the recent security breakdown at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Senior officials from DOE - including Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman and Inspector General Gregory Friedman - and the GAO provided testimony.