WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on H.R. 2218, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV).
Energy and Commerce Committee Announces Hearing with CMS Chief as Key Health Law Provisions Delayed, Additional Deadlines LoomJuly 23, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that the full committee will hold a hearing August 1, 2013, to question the Obama administration on the details and status of the implementation of the health care law.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today advanced a draft, bipartisan proposal to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replace it with a fair, stable, simplified system of physician payment in the Medicare program.
Congressional Leaders Express Reservations About Extending CFATS Funding In Light of Program’s FailuresJuly 22, 2013 | Press Release
“As the Chairmen responsible for authorizing and funding CFATS, we are convinced the program should not continue in its present condition.”
Excerpt: In 2006, Congress authorized the creation of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, to secure facilities with chemicals that ‘present high levels of security risk.” The program’s enacting statute directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue “regulations risk-based performance standards for security of chemical facilities and requiring vulnerability assessments and the developm
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