WASHINGTON, DC – The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “Vacation Nation: How Tourism Benefits our Economy.” While the U.S. economy continues to struggle with a 7.5 percent unemployment rate, the travel and tourism industry remains a relative bright spot.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today examined the impacts that exporting U.S. energy resources, particularly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), could have both here and abroad. Only a short time ago, the United Sates was facing a shortage of natural gas supplies, but thanks to private-sector innovation and new technologies, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce Committees today released an updated version of the Obamacare Burden Tracker (#ObamacareBurden), which reveals the burden on employers and families has increased to almost 190 million hours.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its schedule for the week of May 6, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will look at the potential effects of U.S. energy exports both here and abroad, and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will meet to discuss the benefits tourism brings to the U.S. economy.
The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) this week released a new report showing liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports will benefit the U.S. economy and spur job creation. The report highlights how the natural gas industry has helped stimulate employment and small business growth across the country in recent years, especially in those states with expanded production.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today released the following statement after President Barack Obama nominated Tom Wheeler to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission: