Press Releases

September 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives last night approved four Energy and Commerce Committee bills to improve public health, building on the committee’s proven record of bipartisan success. Each measure was approved by voice vote.
September 10, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday September 17, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building to examine H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014.
September 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing in the 21st Century Cures initiative to discuss proposed guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the regulation of Lab Developed Tests (LDTs).
September 9, 2014 | Press Release
House to Vote on Cassidy Bill Wednesday to Protect Millions from President’s #BrokenPromises
September 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its EPA oversight with a hearing on “State Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.” The panel heard from state regulators regarding questions and concerns about EPA’s proposed plan to limit carbon dioxide from state electricity systems, including major implementation challenges.   
September 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives this week will build upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s strong #RecordOfSuccess by considering nine more committee bills related to energy, health care, and telecommunications. In the 113th Congress, approximately 70 committee bills have passed the House and over two-dozen have been signed into law.

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