Press Releases

February 14, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today in response to President Obama's FY 2012 budget request:
February 11, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today passed four pieces of health care legislation: the Protect Life Act, H.R. 358; the Veterinary Public Health Workforce and Education Act, H.R. 525; the Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act, H.R.
February 10, 2011 | Press Release
CNBC: Chairman Upton Highlights the "Energy Tax Prevention Act" to Protect American Jobs and Families from EPA Regulations
February 10, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy and Power Subcommittee today held a hearing on "The Effects of Middle East Events on U.S. Energy Markets." The panel, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), focused on steps the U.S. could take to reduce our reliance on energy imported from the Middle East.
February 10, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Greg Walden, chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, today released the following statements after President Obama unveiled his proposal to increase spending for wireless broadband and reallocate spectrum previously slated for auction:
February 10, 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 begin oversight of broadband spending allocated under the stimulus.  Members heard from the Government Accountability Office and Inspectors General from the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce to address concerns over potential waste, fraud, and abuse. During the hearing, members also discussed draft legislation that would improve accountability and return unused or reclaimed funds to the U.S. Treasury.

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