WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced plans to advance legislation through the committee and the U.S. House of Representatives that will reverse a recent decision by the Obama administration that will force religious employers to purchase and provide services that violate their religious beliefs and moral convictions.
Upton Outlines Plans for Energy and Commerce Committee to Advance Legislation in Support of Conscience ProtectionsFebruary 8, 2012 | Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Legislation to Save Job-Creating Keystone XL Pipeline With Bipartisan VoteFebruary 7, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to save the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline, a shovel-ready jobs and energy security project that President Obama delayed and ultimately rejected. H.R. 3548, the North American Energy Access Act, will finally put an end to years of bureaucratic delays and expedite construction of the pipeline that would create tens of thousands of American jobs and displace less stable energy imports with millions of barrels of safe and secure Canadian oil supplies.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce committee held opening statements yesterday on the markup of H.R. 3548, the North American Energy Access Act. Republican members touted the pipeline's numerous economic and energy security benefits while some Democrats attempted to distract the debate by suggesting the pipeline would be built to facilitate oil exports.
WASHINGTON, DC -Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) recently outlined a 2012 agenda that focuses on job creation, innovation, good government, and protecting the American people. The agenda includes:
WASHINGTON, DC -Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) met recently with reporters and outlined a 2012 agenda focused on job creation, economic growth, and consumer protection. The agenda includes:
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today pressed the Environmental Protection Agency over its implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard. EPA has discovered that tradeable fuel credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), are being fraudulently sold, and the agency's response may be adding to the problems.