Press Releases

March 9, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today approved H.J.Res. 37, a congressional Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the FCC's controversial Internet rules. The resolution passed through the subcommittee by a vote of 15 to 8.
March 9, 2011 | Press Release
Today, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), is holding a hearing and vote on H.J. Res. 37, a congressional Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the FCC's controversial Internet rules.
March 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a vote on H.R. 910, the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011. The subcommittee markup will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
March 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a follow-up letter sent today to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Ranking Member James M.
March 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission's failure to provide an adequate economic or market analysis in the commission's order to impose controversial Internet rules.  Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), and Vice Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) sent a letter on March 3, 2011, requesting the FCC t
March 7, 2011 | Press Release
- The Congressional Review Act provides Congress the authority to reverse federal regulations issued by unelected bureaucrats.  H.J.Res. 37 would eliminate uncertainty created in the marketplace by the FCC's overreaching power-grab. - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, an original cosponsor of the CRA, has described the process as a "reasonable, sensible approach to regulatory reform."

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