Press Releases

July 10, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s bipartisan Federal Spectrum Working Group today sent a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to examine government spectrum use.
July 10, 2012 | Press Release
  WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today made the following remarks on the House floor during debate of H.R. 6079, which fully repeals the president’s health care law: Transcript: “House Republicans promised the American people that if granted the majority, we would vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
July 10, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today released the text of their draft bill the “No More Solyndras Act.” The legislation is a product of the committee’s investigation into the $535 million loan guarantee to the California solar panel manufacturer that ultimatel
July 10, 2012 | Press Release
Rep. Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, has scheduled a second, bipartisan forum on “State, Local and Federal Cooperation under the Clean Air Act,” for Thursday, August 2, at 2:00 p.m. This will be the committee’s second meeting on this subject, following the initial forum scheduled for Tuesday, July 31.
July 10, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today welcomed all five commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission to discuss a number of issues before the Commission, including spectrum allocations, process reform, Internet governance, and the communications networks and 911 outages during the recent storms in the Mid-Atlantic region.
July 9, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its efforts under the American Energy Initiative, the U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 5892, the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act. The legislation passed the House with unanimous support. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced the legislation to help facilitate the development of new hydropower projects across the country and create thousands of new American jobs.

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