Press Releases

April 13, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's speech on deficit reduction, in which he outlined changes to Medicare and Medicaid and offered a plan to increase taxes:
April 12, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing to examine the use of spectrum to expand broadband access, advance public safety, create jobs, and lower the deficit. Slade Gorton, former U.S. Senator and member of the 9/11 Commission, and Charles Dowd, Deputy Chief of the New York Police Department's Communications Division, discussed options to provide spectrum for public safety.  Industry experts also provided input on ways to extend the reach of broadband.
April 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce this week continued working to protect American families and job creators from the Environmental Protection Agency's reckless regulatory agenda. On Thursday, the House voted on the committee's legislation to stop the EPA's controversial greenhouse gas rules, which would increase costs for consumers and make America less competitive.
April 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement after the House passed H.J.Res 37, a resolution disapproving the Federal Communications Commission's controversial Internet rules:
April 8, 2011 | Press Release
HEADLINE U.S. House Puts Families First, Approves Bipartisan Bill to Stop EPA From Driving Up Gasoline and Energy Prices, Harming Job Creation MEANWHILE
April 8, 2011 | Press Release
Listen Here for the inaugural podcast with Committee Chair Rep. Fred Upton and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chair, Rep. Ed Whitfield on the Energy Tax Prevention Act In Case You Missed It House Republicans Pass Bills to Stop EPA's Power Grab and Preserve an Open Internet E&C Members Continue Highlighting Obamacare's Massive Costs, Importance of Nuclear Safety  

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