Press Releases

October 4, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to examine the government's role in addressing cybersecurity challenges. The members wrote, "As online and IP-based communications increase, so do the threats of malware, cybercrime, and cyberwarfare. Cyberattacks can create costly and debilitating problems, interrupt commerce, undermine confidence in broadband communications networks, and raise public safety and national security concerns.
October 4, 2011 | Press Release
No Regrets? Hindsight is Always 20/20? It Went Through the Regular Review Process, and People Felt Like this Was a Good Bet?
October 4, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today reiterated his commitment to advancing legislation to make more efficient and effective use of spectrum, expressing his intent to advance a proposal by the end of this year.
September 28, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Responding to media reports that the Energy Department has recently approved approximately $1 billion in loan guarantees for two different solar energy projects, Congressman Cliff Stearns (R-FL), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee   on Oversight and Investigations, expressed concern with the nearly $5 billion in loan guarantees DOE still must finalize over the next 48 ho
September 28, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) expressed concerns over a new report released today from the Office of the Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency. The Inspector General found that EPA failed to follow the government's own scientific review requirements when issuing its "endangerment finding" for greenhouse gases - a key finding at the core of Obama's climate change regulatory agenda. Upton issued the following statement:
September 23, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation today to protect jobs and provide certainty to America's job creators. H.R. 2401, the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act, or TRAIN Act, passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 249 to 169.

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