May 29, 2014 | ICYMI
The committee’s recently launched 21st Century Cures initiative continues to draw support because of the profound effect this bipartisan effort could have on the lives of all Americans. The Holland Sentinel editorial board in southwest Michigan today joined the chorus of supporters enthusiastic about 21st Century Cures.
May 28, 2014 | ICYMI
The Washington Post reports that the future of the health care law may just feel like déjà vu all over again: premiums increasing and plans being cancelled because of the law’s requirements. A new report predicts that enrollment will fall off beginning in 2017, decreasing “below 2015 levels by 2024.” Why?
May 28, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA) today advanced three bipartisan bills, building on its record of bipartisan success in the public health space. The subcommittee today approved H.R. 4299, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act, H.R. 4709, the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act, and H.R. 4631, the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act.
May 23, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Building upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s record of bipartisan success, the U.S. Senate yesterday approved two bills, H.R. 316 and H.R. 724, as part of the committee’s effort to advance an “all-of-the-above” energy approach and effort to modernize government and clear burdensome red tape.
May 23, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, will hold a briefing next week to highlight the committee’s recent report on its investigation of federal programs addressing severe mental illness.