WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 29, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday and continuing into Wednesday, the full committee has scheduled a markup of the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act and the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced two legislative proposals to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
House Stands Up For Jobs and the Environment, Approves Coal Ash Legislation With Strong Bipartisan SupportJuly 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2218, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 265 to 155. Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV), the legislation will improve environmental protections and protect jobs by creating a state-based program that sets enforceable federal standards for coal ash.
NEWS: The Washington Examiner Reports Government Watchdog Details Current Health Insurance Costs as #RateShock LoomsJuly 25, 2013 | ICYMI
A message you will not hear from the health care law’s nearly $700 million advertising campaign: premiums are about to get a lot more expensive, especially for young and healthy Americans. A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report outlines the current cost of insurance premiums, providing an excellent benchmark to compare future Obamacare premiums.
OPINION: Rep. Fred Upton in Reuters: "The Architecture of Abundance: Building Energy Infrastructure"July 25, 2013 | ICYMI
Chairman Upton: “Instead of holding on to outmoded laws and regulations, we need to build the new Architecture of Abundance to create jobs, power our economy, and lower prices to consumers.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today examined the Department of Energy’s management structure and efforts underway at the agency to improve project management and mission performance.