WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of December 2, 2013. The committee will convene three hearings, including comprehensive reviews of the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as well as an examination of how the president’s health care law affects Medicare Advantage beneficiaries.
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that the subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, to receive testimony from the five sitting Federal Communications Commission commissioners.
WASHINGTON, DC -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) endorsement of an agreement between the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) on the relocation of government spectrum. The agreement was reached after bipartisan committee leadership worked with the DOD, NTIA, and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Government Watchdog Finds DOE Lacking Adequate Oversight of “Work for Others” Program at National LabsNovember 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –The Government Accountability Office today released a report on the Department of Energy’s Work for Others (WFO) program, which allows the national laboratories to conduct work for other federal agencies and non-government entities provided that the work does not hinder DOE’s mission.
President’s Hometown Paper Warns Of Next #BrokenPromise Shockwave that Could Impact Millions of Americans Cassidy Bill Would Protect Employee Health Care
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) expressed concern today over the news that Fisker Automotive filed for bankruptcy protection and that the Department of Energy sold its loan to a foreign investor for $25 million. DOE will have recovered a total of $53 million from the original $192 disbursed.