WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce committee held opening statements yesterday on the markup of H.R. 3548, the North American Energy Access Act. Republican members touted the pipeline's numerous economic and energy security benefits while some Democrats attempted to distract the debate by suggesting the pipeline would be built to facilitate oil exports.
WASHINGTON, DC -Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) recently outlined a 2012 agenda that focuses on job creation, innovation, good government, and protecting the American people. The agenda includes:
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the path forward for legislation to approve the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline. The Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up H.R. 3548, the North American Energy Access Act, next week, setting the stage for the legislation to be folded into the Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act when that legislation comes to the House floor for a vote this month.
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing efforts to promote job creation and economic growth, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced plans for its next installment of the Jobs and Innovation Forum Series with a focus on American manufacturing. A panel of experts and job creators will discuss the obstacles and opportunities facing American manufacturers today.
WASHINGTON, DC -Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) met recently with reporters and outlined a 2012 agenda focused on job creation, economic growth, and consumer protection. The agenda includes:
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee this evening received 313 pages of internal White House documents and emails produced in response to subpoenas issued by the committee exactly three months ago on November 3, 2011.