Press Releases

April 25, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent letters to several developers of mobile device operating systems seeking more information on whether these devices are tracking, storing, and sharing users' locations and the implications of such tracking for individual privacy and federal communications policy. The letters come on the heels of recent media reports that certain operating systems are tracking and storing information on users' locations - a revelation first explored by the Energy and Commerce Committee in the last Congress.
April 25, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Building on the Energy and Commerce Committee's ongoing inquiry into nuclear safety and the long-term storage of spent nuclear fuel, Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) tomorrow will lead a congressional visit to the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. Joining Shimkus are Energy and Commerce committee members Gene Green (D-TX) and Michael Burgess (R-TX).
April 21, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today sent a letter to the Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) to request biweekly updates on expenses and enrollment in high-risks pools and the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) that were created in the health care law.
April 20, 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, called on President Obama to provide additional information and guidance on his plans to reform the Medicare program as part of his overall plan to reduce the debt. 
April 19, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee have sent letters to the top interest groups, lobbying associations, and companies involved in the closed-door negotiations during the writing of the massive health care law. The letters are the next phase of an investigation that began earlier this year with requests to the White House for information.
April 19, 2011 | Press Release
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