WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of June 23, 2014. The committee will continue its 21st Century Cures initiative with a roundtable to discuss digital health care opportunities and will convene a hearing to conduct oversight of the Medicare program.
UPTON: “This subcommittee, under the leadership of Mr. Pitts, has been a workhorse in public health.” WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), on Thursday evening advanced six bipartisan bills to help improve the public health. The subcommittee approved legislation addressing children’s health, Muscular Dystrophy, Lyme disease, sunscreen, and anabolic steroids.
Committee Has Conducted Oversight of Safety Lapses at CDC
Eighty years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Communications Act into law. The act, which was drafted in the time of fireside chats and in the throes of the Great Depression, has provided the legal framework for all communications laws since 1934.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing to examine EPA’s proposed new carbon dioxide regulations for existing power plants. On June 2, the administration rolled out EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” – a proposed rule for existing power plants that will force states to change the way they generate and distribute power.
HHS Ignores Rule of Law to Transfer Billions of Dollars to Insurers Through PPACA Risk Corridor ProgramJune 19, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Health and Human Services this week responded to a recent letter from House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-AL) regarding the departm