Subcommittee Examines Challenges Confronting DOE Management of Nuclear Weapons Security in the Wake of Y-12 BreachMarch 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.
Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders Continue Examination of $7 Billion Broadband Stimulus ProgramsMarch 13, 2013 | Press Release
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
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.