WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a common-sense new approach to regulation today that will improve environmental protections while protecting jobs and access to affordable electricity. H.R. 2273, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, provides for the safe management and disposal of coal ash in a way that preserves jobs and encourages recycling. The legislation passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 267 to 144.
Committee Members Introduce FDA Reform Package to Protect American Patients, Jobs, and Medical InnovationOctober 14, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The United States for decades has led the global medical device industry, providing life-saving and life-improving devices to patients and employing more than two million people in device-related jobs. However, the Food and Drug Administration's unpredictable, inconsistent, and non-transparent handling of the review process has threatened our nation's medical device leadership, hurting patients, American jobs, and innovation.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today heard startling testimony and released illuminating new documents regarding the unfolding Solyndra investigation.
On October 14, 2011 the House passed this bipartisan legislation to provide for the safe management and disposal of coal ash in a way that preserves jobs and encourages recycling. This legislation was also included in H.R. 4348, the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), continued its American Energy Initiative series with a hearing to discuss electric transmission issues. Today's hearing examined a path forward toward building the electric infrastructure necessary to support a strong economy for future generations.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on "Continuing Developments Regarding the Solyndra Loan Guarantee" this Friday, October 14, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The committee recently learned that the Treasury Department was concerned that the Department of Energy's restructuring of the Solyndra Loan in early 2011 was in violation of the law.