WASHINGTON, DC – As part of an ongoing effort to address mental illness following the Newtown tragedy, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today requested OMB provide a list of all federal mental health research, prevention, and treatment programs, including t
Excerpt: While the vast majority of individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression are not violent, those with untreated severe mental illness are two to three times more likely to exhibit violent behavior – directed at themselves or others. The presence of such disorders in perpetrators of mass violence demands additional research, investigation, and understanding as to what went wrong.
Subcommittee Begins Work on Northern Route Approval Act to Support American Jobs and North American Energy IndependenceApril 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today began its work reviewing H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX) has moved to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) to the Subcommittee on Health.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held its third installment of the hearing series on Our Nation of Builders, this time engaging in a review of auto manufacturing in the United States.
Amid Administration's Missed Deadlines and Delays, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee to Examine Progress of Obamacare Implementation on April 24April 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the Energy and Commerce Committee's rigorous oversight of the new health care law, committee leaders are seeking information on the delays and missed deadlines that have plagued the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s implementation.