WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today spoke in support of H.R. 2667, the Authority for Mandate Delay Act, and H.R. 2668, the Fairness for American Families Act. Chairman Upton’s remarks as prepared:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce advanced six important bills that will collectively promote economic growth, create and protect jobs, support a more secure energy future, and promote public health.
On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about growing reports that businesses are being forced to hire part-time workers rather than full-time in order to avert the consequences of the health care law. Although this phenomenon has been documented, the White House spokesman inexplicably denied it.
Upton, Walden Applaud FCC Commissioner Pai’s Proposal to Increase Broadband Capabilities for America’s StudentsJuly 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) applauded yesterday’s proposal from Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai to reform the Schools and Libraries Universal Service program to reduce waste in the program and make broadband access a reality for children throughout America.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today examined various legislative options for reforming the regulation of drug compounding and clarifying the authority of state and federal regulators.
Excerpt: It is estimated that close to 1 million American school children have had an allergic reaction to food while in school. Many have suffered anaphylaxis, a systemic allergic reaction that can kill within minutes unless epinephrine is administered promptly.