WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations announced a key development this afternoon in its ongoing investigation of the $535 million loan guarantee to now-bankrupt Solyndra. Late this afternoon, the White House and OMB agreed to cooperate and allow the key staff to speak to committee investigators. The OMB personnel have already scheduled the meetings and the White House has pledged to make the relevant personnel available to committee investigators.
Committee Strikes Accord With White House on Solyndra Interviews, White House Will Cooperate and Allow Key Solyndra Players to TalkFebruary 16, 2012 | Press Release
To read the statement of support from AT&T, click here. To read the statement of support from Cisco, click here.
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WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), today held a hearing entitled, "Where the Jobs Are: Employment Trends and Analysis." Today's hearing was the first in a series of hearings the subcommittee will hold this year to examine employment trends and explore ways to stimulate job creation and bring jobs back to America.
Committee Moves to Subpoena Key White House Staff Relating to Solyndra Investigation Friday at 9:45amFebruary 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a business meeting at 9:45a.m.
Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge Colleagues to Pass American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act and Force Action on Keystone XL PipelineFebruary 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce leaders today touted the job creation and energy security benefits of the Keystone XL pipeline and urged their colleagues in the House of Representatives to join them in supporting legislation that would allow construction on the shovel-ready project to begin. The House opened debate today on the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, which includes language authored by Rep.