WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of March 11, 2013. On Wednesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will continue its oversight of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex. Also on Wednesday, the Health Subcommittee will discuss the increased burden the president’s health care law is placing on jobs and the economy.
Latest Federal Reserve Report Acknowledges Health Care Law Slows Hiring and Consumer Spending, Increases CostsMarch 7, 2013 | Press Release
ECONOMY ALERT: Warnings of Job Loss Coming True
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today outlined a new path forward on the Keystone XL pipeline, releasing a discussion draft of legislation that will remove the project’s fate from the president’s hands and clear away the roadblocks preventing construction of the pipeline. The draft legislation, authored by Rep.
After Newtown, O&I Subcommittee Engages in National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental IllnessMarch 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today convened a bipartisan forum “After Newtown: A National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental Illness.” Members heard from leading experts in the mental health community as well as parents of children who suffer and have suffered from mental illness.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its American Energy Security and Innovation hearing series with a focus on the important role fuel diversity plays in ensuring affordable and reliable electricity for American consumers. The nation’s electricity generation includes such sources as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, hydropower, and renewables, and today’s hearing examined the need for a true “all-of-the-above” approach to meet the nation’s diverse energy needs.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “A History Worth Repeating: The Alaska Pipeline and Its Lessons for Keystone XL,” comparing the challenges of building the Keystone XL pipeline to the debate over the Trans-Alaska pipeline four decades ago.