Press Releases

August 10, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) sent a letter to McAfee, Inc. today seeking more information about the company's alarming new report entitled "Revealed: Operation Shady RAT."  The report summarizes McAfee's findings regarding a widespread global hacking campaign taking place over the past five years.
August 9, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing its examination of harmful and onerous government regulations, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL), today convened a field hearing in Orlando, Florida. The hearing, entitled "EPA's Takeover of Florida's Nutrient Water Quality Standard Setting: Impact on Communities and Job Creation," is the sixth in the subcommittee's Regulatory Reform Series.
August 5, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders on the Energy and Commerce Committee today called on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to provide important information on the agency's settlement with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), announced in April 2011, of claims alleging that the company violated the Clean Air Act in the 1980s and 1990s in connection with certain modifications of equipment at plants in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.
August 5, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in response to the latest unemployment report:
August 4, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging HHS to provide 340,000 consumers in Michigan's individual health insurance market a waiver from the onerous medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements enacted under the Democrats' health care law. 
August 3, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today called on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko to once and for all affirm the NRC vote on the Atomic Safety Licensing Board's denial of the Department of Energy's motion to withdraw the Yucca Mountain repository licensing application. The ASLB made its decision 400 days ago, on June 29, 2010, but Chairman Jaczko continues to delay the affirmation of the Commission's votes.