December 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today previewed some of the subcommittee’s 2013-2014 agenda during a keynote speech delivered at a forum hosted by the Villanova School of Business in Washington, D.C. Building on the successes of the last two years, Walden announced the subcommittee will continue to consider policies that foster innovation, encourage investment, and protect freedom through a job-focused lens.
December 5, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – As nations across the globe convene in Dubai to consider proposals to regulate the Internet, the U.S. House of Representatives today re-affirmed its commitment to an unregulated Internet that fosters innovation and freedom.
December 4, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today signed into law H.R. 6131, a bill to reauthorize the U.S. Safe Web Act of 2006. This legislation, spearheaded by Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) and Ranking Member G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), will extend this important consumer protection law for another seven years.  The U.S.
November 30, 2012 | Blog Post
WASHINGTON, DC – A new study released this week by the National Association of Manufacturers finds major new EPA rules could cost manufacturers hundreds of billions of dollars and eliminate millions o
November 30, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to follow up on prior requests that the agency make certain information relating to rulemaking activities publicly available.
November 30, 2012 | Letter
Excerpt: Providing the public with timely access to information about the rulemaking petitions and notices of intent to sue received by the Office of the Administrator and/or Office of General Counsel would significantly increase the transparency of EPA’s regulatory process.” To read the letter, click here.