WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the ongoing effort to protect taxpayer dollars, Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today continued their examination of the president’s broadband stimulus programs, requesting information from both the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding RUS’s Broad
Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders Continue Examination of $7 Billion Broadband Stimulus ProgramsMarch 13, 2013 | Press Release
Excerpt: While the committee recognizes the importance of expanding broadband access to rural areas of the country, we are concerned with suggestions that the BIP program may have been used to overbuild existing systems rather than extend service to areas that legitimately meet the underserved/unserved eligibility requirements.
Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a Congressional Research Service report showing the effects of the Obama administration’s “all-of-the-above but nothing-from-below” energy policy on oil and gas production on federal lands.
Committee Announces Three Day Hearing Series on Health Information Technology to Explore Potential Regulations and Taxes on Smartphones, Tablets and Mobile AppsMarch 12, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee today announced the Subcommittees on Communications and Technology, Health, and Oversight and Investigations will hold a “Health Information Technology” hearing series March 19-21 to discuss the critical role of technology in the health care industry and how federal regulations could threaten patient safety and innovation and increase costs for consumers.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of March 11, 2013. On Wednesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will continue its oversight of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex. Also on Wednesday, the Health Subcommittee will discuss the increased burden the president’s health care law is placing on jobs and the economy.
SAY WHAT??? In Face of High Gas Prices, Obama EPA Readying New Regulation that Will Raise Prices at the Pump National Journal Reports New Regulation Expected to Add to the Cost of Gasoline