WASHINGTON, DC – Launching a bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released its first in a series of white papers that will examine a number of issues emerging with the current system and solicit input from interested stakeholders. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
Committee Launches Bipartisan Review of Renewable Fuel Standard with White Paper Examining “Blend Wall” ChallengesMarch 20, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statements after FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell announced his intention to leave the Commission:
Just Days Ahead of Obamacare’s 3rd Anniversary, Committee Releases Scorecard of the Law’s #BrokenPromisesMarch 20, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Nearly three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law health care reforms that have changed the landscape of our nation's health care system. Since the law's passage, the Energy and Commerce Committee has conducted ongoing oversight to monitor the law's consequences for patients, providers, the economy, taxpayers, and states and make this information available to the American people.
Committee Kicks Off Three Day Hearing Series On Potential Regulations and Taxes on Smartphones, Tablets, and Mobile AppsMarch 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today kicked off the “Health Information Technologies” hearing series to discuss the critical role of technology in the health care industry and how federal regulations and taxes could impact patients, hinder innovation, and increase costs for consumers. In July 2011, the FDA proposed regulating mobile medical apps.
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 natural gas and electric coordination challenges.
WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of the Health Subcommittee’s hearing today on “Saving Seniors and Our Most Vulnerable from an Entitlement Crisis,” the Energy and Commerce Committee released a staff report that outlines the state of the Medicaid program today. The report offers an assessment of whether Medicaid beneficiaries get the appropriate, high-quality care their insured counterparts receive and what an expansion of Medicaid means for the program’s current gaps.