Press Releases

February 16, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing today examining the new bureaucracy responsible for granting widespread waivers for the massive health care law.  The subcommittee heard from the officials responsible for granting the waivers, Steve Larsen, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), and Jay Angoff, Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and former Director of the Office for Consumer In
February 16, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House and Senate leaders on communications and technology policy today formally introduced a Resolution of Disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules. Leading the effort in the House are Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI).
February 16, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - This evening on the House Floor, Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) engaged in a colloquy with Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Mike Simpson (R-ID) to discuss provisions in the Continuing Resolution government funding package that would temporarily block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.
February 15, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today adopted a Committee Oversight Plan for the 112th Congress and passed four pieces of health care legislation: the Protect Life Act, H.R.
February 15, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee today held a hearing on "Environmental Regulations, the Economy, and Jobs." The panel, chaired by Rep.
February 15, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that he is offering an amendment to the Continuing Resolution to prohibit the FCC from using funds to implement the controversial internet regulations that the commission adopted in December.

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