WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its exploration of reforms to improve the Medicare program, the Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program’s Outdated Benefit Structure.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Sciences today released its study on “Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines” that was required as part of the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty and Jobs Creation Act of 2011, which incorporated language approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce today responded to President Obama’s climate change action plan, which includes imposing costly regulations on new and existing fossil-fuel power plants and expanding taxpayer spending for more climate activities across the federal government. The committee will hold hearings to further examine the president’s climate change plan and its anticipated economic impacts.
WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of President Obama’s climate change speech today, Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) joined Fox Business Network’s Stuart Varney and Co. to highlight the destructive consequences of the administration’s war on coal.
The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board yesterday opined that continued delays and secrecy regarding implementation of the president’s health care law could lead to confusion among insurers and insurance premium “rate shock” for consumers.