WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the ongoing effort to protect taxpayer dollars, Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today continued their examination of the president’s broadband stimulus programs, requesting information from both the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding RUS’s Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP). The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders Continue Examination of $7 Billion Broadband Stimulus ProgramsMarch 13, 2013 | Press Release
Committee Announces Three Day Hearing Series on Health Information Technology to Explore Potential Regulations and Taxes on Smartphones, Tablets and Mobile AppsMarch 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee today announced the Subcommittees on Communications and Technology, Health, and Oversight and Investigations will hold a “Health Information Technology” hearing series March 19-21 to discuss the critical role of technology in the health care industry and how federal regulations could threaten patient safety and innovation and increase costs for consumers.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of March 11, 2013. On Wednesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will continue its oversight of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex. Also on Wednesday, the Health Subcommittee will discuss the increased burden the president’s health care law is placing on jobs and the economy.
Latest Federal Reserve Report Acknowledges Health Care Law Slows Hiring and Consumer Spending, Increases CostsMarch 7, 2013 | Press Release
ECONOMY ALERT: Warnings of Job Loss Coming True
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today outlined a new path forward on the Keystone XL pipeline, releasing a discussion draft of legislation that will remove the project’s fate from the president’s hands and clear away the roadblocks preventing construction of the pipeline. The draft legislation, authored by Rep.
After Newtown, O&I Subcommittee Engages in National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental IllnessMarch 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today convened a bipartisan forum “After Newtown: A National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental Illness.” Members heard from leading experts in the mental health community as well as parents of children who suffer and have suffered from mental illness.