During the 1970s, fears of “peak oil” drove policymakers to rethink our nation’s energy policy. The idea that America was running out of precious energy supplies was generally accepted as fact. In response to this energy crisis, leaders in Washington implemented an energy strategy aimed at phasing out traditional energy sources and spending more on developing alternatives. But over the last few years, the energy landscape has dramatically changed.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D.
Costly waste makes program’s path unsustainable
WASHINGTON, DC – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce Committees today unveiled the Obamacare Burden Tracker (#ObamacareBurden). The Burden Tracker is a real-time online resource to help the public keep track of all of the new government mandates, rules, and red tape as a result of Obamacare.
Energy and Power Subcommittee Kicks Off "American Energy Security and Innovation" Hearing Series with Examination of America’s Vast Energy Resource BaseFebruary 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today kicked off its “American Energy Security and Innovation” hearing series with a discussion of America’s vast energy resources and the benefits and opportunities of the nation’s new energy boom.