To protect thousands of American jobs and preserve domestic cement manufacturing, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act. The measure passed the House on October 6, 2011, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 262 to 161.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 1343, authored by Rep. Charles Bass (R-NH), which improves accountability and transparency for broadband stimulus spending, by unanimous consent. The 2009 stimulus program allocated approximately $7 billion in taxpayer dollars to two broadband-related grant and loan programs administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Rural Utility Service. H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to call on HHS to provide evidence regarding the viability of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program and office.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), today held a hearing entitled, "Protecting Children's Privacy in an Electronic World."
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) are seeking all communications between White House staff and officials regarding now-bankrupt Solyndra's $535 million loan guarantee. The Committee leaders have requested all documents dating back to President Obama's inauguration on January 20, 2009.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to examine the government's role in addressing cybersecurity challenges.