WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “A History Worth Repeating: The Alaska Pipeline and Its Lessons for Keystone XL,” comparing the challenges of building the Keystone XL pipeline to the debate over the Trans-Alaska pipeline four decades ago.
Letter to FDA Commissioner Hamburg on Generic Abuse-Deterrent Formulations of Prescription Opioid ProductsMarch 5, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: However, despite these positive steps, we continue to be concerned about the lack of a clear statement from FDA regarding the agency's intention to prevent the marketing of non-abuse-deterrent generic versions of innovator products that have been withdrawn from the market and replaced with abuse-deterrent formulations.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner and Republican leaders today urged President Obama to support House Republicans’ efforts to help Americans suffering from pre-existing conditions obtain affordable health care.
Excerpt: Republicans have historically supported high-risk pools and reinsurance programs. In fact, the House Republican alternative to PPACA provided $25 billion to aid Americans suffering from pre-existing conditions through new universal access programs that reformed and expanded state based high-risk pools and reinsurance programs.
Joint Committee Report Details the Price Young Adults and Middle Class Will Pay for Obamacare’s Broken PromisesMarch 5, 2013 | Press Release
*Please Note: Time Change for Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications.” Witnesses to be announced.