Press Releases

December 11, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975: Are We Positioning America for Success in an Era of Energy Abundance?” The hearing examined the current law and its effects on domestic energy supplies, including the impact of crude oil export restrictions.
December 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) issued the following statement on the implementation of ICD-10, the most recent coding system to be used by health care providers for reimbursement and other functions.
December 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today continued the process of gathering public input ahead of the #CommActUpdate. The white paper released today explores the laws governing the market for video content distribution.
December 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a new policy paper highlighting the committee’s innovative solution to manage the disposal of coal ash through state and federal partnerships. Spearheaded by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV), H.R.
December 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –House and Senate leaders today welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision to convene a series of technical conferences on the potential threat of new federal environmental regulations to the reliability of the nation’s electric power system.
December 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved the bipartisan H.R. 5185, the EARLY Act Reauthorization, by a voice vote. H.R. 5185 was authored by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), herself a breast cancer survivor, and committee member Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC). The Energy and Commerce Committee has a proven #RecordOfSuccess this Congress, including more than two-dozen laws to strengthen the public health.

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