Press Releases

December 12, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement applauding the passage of H.R. 2845, The Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act. The bill passed the House by voice vote and now awaits immediate action in the Senate. 
December 9, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement in support of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act:
December 8, 2011 | Press Release
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.
December 8, 2011 | Press Release
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.
December 8, 2011 | Press Release
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.
December 7, 2011 | Press Release
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.

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