WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.” The hearing examined the economic impacts from the differing energy policies of the various states, as well as how federal policies may impact states.
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to Review Forthcoming GAO Report on Obamacare ExchangesJuly 24, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 9 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “PPACA Implementation: Updates from CMS and GAO.” Andy Slavitt, the Principal Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and William T.
Excerpt: On July 21, 2014, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff transmitted the Waste Confidence draft final rule to the Commission. We request an update on next steps now that the draft final rule has been submitted, including when the Commission will act on the rule and end the NRC's two-year licensing moratorium.
EPA Chief: “This is not about pollution control… It’s about… energy.” EPA Deputy: “This is not an energy plan… The rule is a pollution control rule.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members today wrote to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane urging the Commission to act quickly on its waste confidence rule regarding the environmental impacts associated with spent nuclear fuel. A U.S. Court of Appeals decision in June 2012 vacated the 2010 revision of NRC’s waste confidence rule, establishing a licensing moratorium.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee today held its third roundtable discussion in the 21st Century Cures initiative. Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) led the discussion on personalized medicine with participants from the U.S.