The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today approved the Food and Drug Administration user fee package with strong bipartisan support on a voice vote.
Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge Senate Majority Leader Reid to Abandon Smear Campaign and Swiftly Confirm NRC Commissioner Kristine SvinickiMay 8, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), today urged Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to swiftly schedule a vote on the nomination of NRC Commissioner Kristine Svinicki to another term.
Today’s Washington Post profiles Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) and her efforts for women, jobs, and a strong economy. As a working mom and new grandmother, Bono Mack is leading the committee’s efforts to promote manufacturing job growth and safeguard the Internet.
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Editorials in today’s Wall Street Journal and Washington Post add to the growing chorus of concern that President Obama’s EPA is an out of control agency. Al Armendariz, the agency’s now-former Regional Administrator for the energy-rich South Central Region 6, resigned earlier this week after an astonishing video resurfaced exposing his aspiration to “crucify” America’s oil and gas companies.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce detailed its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 7, 2012. Continuing its focus on protecting jobs and innovation, the Subcommittee on Health will consider and vote on legislation to reauthorize and establish various FDA user fee programs.