PROTECTING JOBS AND AFFORDABLE ENERGY: H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability ActAuthored By Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Surprise! Administration Switches Obamacare Gears Again, Directs States to Pay Out Subsidies First, Verify Eligibility LaterFebruary 28, 2014 | Press Release
Pitts: “This ‘pay now, verify later’ directive raises the administration’s unaccountability to the likes we have not seen.”
Subcommittee Continues Review of the FTC at 100 in Effort to Modernize Agency for the Innovation EraFebruary 28, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today continued its review of the Federal Trade Commission as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. The subcommittee heard from academic experts about their perspective on the FTC’s mission and authority and ideas to modernize the agency.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today began its hearing series on the “Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century” with a focus on electricity. The subcommittee examined the benefits of access to affordable and reliable electricity as well current challenges to expanding electricity access.
Bills Aim to Help Newborns, Trauma Patients, and Veterinarians
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) today unveiled draft legislation to modernize the regulation of chemicals in commerce. The Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) keys off a bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate and provides a solution to improve public confidence in the safety of chemicals produced and used in the United States and to encourage innovation and job creation.