Excerpt: We write to express our strong opposition to certain provisions relating to the Department of Energy’s nuclear defense and related programs in the House-passed national defense authorization bill. We believe these provisions, if enacted into law, would decrease accountability to the President, through the Secretary of Energy, for the safety, security, and management of the nuclear weapons complex, and would reduce essential oversight of these facilities.
The front page of today's Washington Post reports that America’s shale gas revolution is powering an industrial revolution and putting people back to work. Hydraulic fracturing has transformed the nation’s energy landscape –taking us from resource scarcity to energy abundance.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee yesterday held a hearing to discuss the deadly meningitis outbreak, which has resulted in 32 deaths and sickened hundreds across the country. Three folks from Marion County, Florida have died, and one victim lived right up the street from me. We heard from the wife of one victim killed by the contaminated steroid product, Mrs.
Committee Poses Questions to HHS Regarding Potential Conflict of Interest Concerns Surrounding Health ExchangesNovember 13, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today requested the Department of Health and Human Services provide information on the contract awarded to Quality Software Services, Inc. (QSSI) to support health exchanges.
Excerpt: As United Health Group’s insurance plans will likely try to be named as Qualified Health Plans in the health exchanges, including the federal exchange, please describe the processes and procedures that will be in place to guarantee that United Health Group will not receive preferential treatment by its subsidiary QSSI. To read the letter, click here.
To read the letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, click here. To read the letter to the Department of Homeland Security, click here.