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 seeking public input ahead of a #CommActUpdate by releasing a white paper focused on the interconnection of telecommunications networks.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today advanced 7 bipartisan bills to improve the public health and strengthen the economy.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today approved H.R. 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act, by voice vote. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Peter Welch (D-VT), reauthorizes funding for Brand USA, a public-private partnership originally created by the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 that helps market U.S. destinations to international travelers at no cost to taxpayers. Bilirakis’ bill also includes important reforms to increase transparency and accountability in the program.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) praised today’s announcement by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding the creation of a “Strike Force” to combat waste and fraud within the Universal Service Fund:
Committee Memo Chronicles Ziploc Bags and Unlocked Refrigerators Among Latest Revelations Regarding Recent Anthrax Incident at CDCJuly 14, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), this week will continue its investigation of recent incidents involving the mishandling of anthrax and other dangerous agents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 14. The committee will investigate the anthrax lab incident and the CDC’s adherence to safety protocol measures. The committee will also vote on a series of bipartisan public health and job creating bills and examine innovative technology for 21st Century Cures. On Monday, July 14, the Energy and Commerce Committee will convene for opening statements in preparation for a vote on the following bills: