Press Releases

March 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee’s bipartisan record of success continued today as the House of Representatives approved three more bills to help patients and local communities. The House approved H.R. 639, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act, H.R. 647, the Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act, and H.R. 648, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act. 
March 13, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) this afternoon released the following joint statement.  
March 13, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of March 16. Members will continue oversight over the EPA and FCC, and review two discussion drafts aimed at protecting jobs, innovation, and manufacturing.
March 13, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today announced witnesses for the subcommittee’s Tuesday, March 17, hearing, which will focus on legal and cost issues relating to EPA’s proposed carbon dioxide (CO2) rule for existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, referred to by the agency as the “Clean Power Plan.”
March 12, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 19, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “H.R. 906, a Bill to Modify the Efficiency Standards for Grid-Enabled Water Heaters.”
March 12, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan members of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today announced draft legislation to tackle the nation’s growing data security challenges. The “Data Security and Breach Notification Act” is a comprehensive plan to help safeguard sensitive consumer information and shield Americans from the consequences of cyber attacks. The subcommittee is scheduled to review the draft legislation at a hearing next Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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