WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), today held a hearing entitled, "Where the Jobs Are: Employment Trends and Analysis." Today's hearing was the first in a series of hearings the subcommittee will hold this year to examine employment trends and explore ways to stimulate job creation and bring jobs back to America.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, an innovative, pro-growth approach to energy and infrastructure development that will remove barriers to energy production and job creation and provide for the crucial repair and improvement of America's transportation infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) sent a letter today to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson expressing concern over a recent agency announcement that could compromise sensitive information and make U.S. chemical manufacturing facilities more susceptible to terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) today released the following statements after the White House doubled down on an overreaching mandate that violates employers and individuals' conscience:
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns expressed concern with today's release of former Treasury official Herbert Allison's audit of DOE's stimulus loans and loan guarantees. Two out of the first three loan guarantee recipients, Solyndra and Beacon Power, have already filed for bankruptcy.
WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade this week met with job-creators and industry experts to discuss American manufacturing. Hosted by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), the subcommittee's Jobs and Innovation Forum discussed ways to "Make it Easier to Make it in America." The U.S. is the world's largest manufacturing economy but certain policies and regulations are currently threatening the industry and America's competitiveness.