WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
Committee Leaders Concerned Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Could be Undermining Video Relay Service for Deaf and Hard-of-HearingJune 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and FCC Inspector General David Hunt regarding the FCC’s oversight and management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund and the Video Relay Se
Letters to FCC Regarding Oversight and Management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service FundJune 27, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: The Committee acknowledges and supports the important role that VRS services have in enhancing the personal and professional lives of deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans. The purpose of our inquiry is not to question the merits of the VRS program, but rather, to find out whether the program, in its current form, is efficient, sustainable and sufficiently safeguarded against the possibility of fraud.
Excerpt: We write to request that you supplement your response to the bipartisan letter sent by 124 members of the House of Representatives, including 31 members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, related to sequestration and the Medicare program (copy attached). To read the letter, click here.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “A Tangle of Trade Barriers: How India’s Industrial Policy is Hurting U.S.
Rep. Ellmers: “It’s the number one reason today… employers are not hiring” Rep. Guthrie: “Employers and families across Kentucky have expressed serious concerns… wondering if they will lose their coverage, be forced to choose different providers, or be saddled with enormous new costs”