WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and Energy and Power today held a joint hearing to discuss the role that the recent American energy boom is having on the country’s manufacturing sector.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today continued their investigation into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) decision to award a $100.6 million stimulus grant to the EAGLE-Net Alliance in Colorado. The grant was funded through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP), a $4.7 billion program included in the president’s 2009 stimulus bill.
Excerpt: While the Committee recognizes the importance of expanding broadband access to rural areas of the country, we are concerned by reports that the EAGLE-Net project has overbuilt existing systems rather than extend service to areas of Colorado that legitimately meet the underserved/unserved eligibility requirements.
“Our focus is this: we want to have economic growth in the innovation era” — Chairman Upton
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The Wall Street Journal editorial board today joined the chorus of concerns following yesterday’s release of two new reports by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) that sound the alarm
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will address the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) 2013 Manufacturing Summit tomorrow to discuss how the nation’s energy policies are affecting American manufacturers and the committee’s efforts to help support a manufacturing resurgence and bring jobs and investment back to America.