Press Releases

February 2, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a markup on Wednesday, February 4, at 2:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building to consider four bills to help patients and local communities.
February 2, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a markup on Wednesday, February 4, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building to consider a discussion draft of the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015.
February 2, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Chairman John Thune (R-SD) today sent a letter to President Barack Obama seeking his partnership to establish permanent protections for an open Internet and avoid protracted litigation – goals that can only be achieved through legislation. The text of the letter from Upton and Thune to Obama follows below:
January 30, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 2. The committee will conduct oversight of the U.S. public health response to seasonal influenza and examine H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act.
January 30, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON – Republican leaders in the House and Senate today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell amidst growing concerns about the security and privacy of consumer information shared on HealthCare.gov. This letter follows a September 17, 2014, letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding a report from the Government Accountability Office outlining security vulnerabilities on HealthCare.gov.
January 29, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), has scheduled a legislative hearing for Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act.”  

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