June 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today unveiled an advanced legislative framework to repeal the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system and replace it with a fair and stable system of physician payment in the Medicare program.
June 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an examination of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) settlement of lawsuits that seek to compel the agency to undertake new rulemakings, also known as “sue and settle.” Members have particular concerns about the trans
June 28, 2013 | ICYMI
Energy and Commerce Committee members representing districts in the heart of coal country this week decried the president’s latest attack on jobs and affordable energy. During his climate speech on Tuesday, the president promised to circumvent Congress and move forward with expensive new regulations on new and existing power plants – a plan that is certain to drive up electricity prices for consumers and businesses and eliminate thousands of American jobs.
June 27, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: EPA regularly faces litigation relating to implementation or enforcement of statutes or of its regulations, rulemaking activities, and other actions. Several environmental statutes have provisions that allow citizens – including individuals, states, non-governmental organizations, industry, associations and other entities – to file a lawsuit against EPA challenging certain agency actions or inaction, including lawsuits relating to potential new regulations,”
June 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
June 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and FCC Inspector General David Hunt regarding the FCC’s oversight and management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund and the Video Relay Se

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