OBAMACARE RATE SHOCKER: Committee Surveys Leading Insurance Companies—Obamacare to Cause Premiums to Spike Nationwide, as High as 400 PercentMay 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 13, 2013. The committee will mark up three pieces of legislation pertaining to electric reliability, animal drug user fees, and the security of our nation’s prescription drug supply.
Subcommittee Unveils Group of Bills to Modernize Federal Environmental Law and Increase State Authority, Announces Hearing for Next FRIDAYMay 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), will hold a legislative hearing next Friday, May 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine three legislative proposals: the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act, the Federal and State Partnership for Environmental Protection Act, and the Federal Facility Accountability Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee is continuing its bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), releasing today the third in a series of white papers examining a number of issues emerging with the current system. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A.
Members Welcome IG Audit of EAGLE-Net, Request Additional Information on Controversial $100 Million Stimulus GrantMay 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), subcommittee member Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Rep.
Exceprt: The award —at $100.6 million, one of the largest broadband grants under the ARRA — has been a source of controversy. The grant to EAGLE-Net Alliance, originally made to the Colorado Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services and subsequently transferred to EAGLE-Net, has been criticized for overbuilding existing infrastructure rather than delivering service to unserved communities.