Press Releases

June 10, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), have scheduled a joint hearing for Tuesday, June 16 at 10:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule: Potential Impacts on Manufacturing.”
June 10, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its longstanding efforts to improve safety at some of the nation’s most critical nuclear sites, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today released a report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) with important new findings about problems within the nuclear security enterprise and suggestions for improvement.
June 10, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee recently voted 51-0 approving H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act. This nonpartisan legislation is a product of more than a year of working with patients, advocates, researchers, innovators, and health care professionals to bring our nation’s laws up to speed with advances in medicine and technology. Over a year ago, Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.
June 9, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.” Subcommittee members will review H.R. 2646, legislation authored by Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Rep.
June 9, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Progress Toward a Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.” Created by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, FirstNet is tasked with creating the nation’s first interoperable public safety broadband network. Members of the subcommittee will continue their oversight of FirstNet’s progress toward nationwide build out.

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