After four years of waiting for Keystone’s jobs and energy supplies, union workers are rallying in support of the project which will create thousands of jobs and bring greater energy security to America.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced legislation to promote a global Internet free from government control. The bill, approved by voice vote, contains the same language that unanimously passed the House and Senate last year, elevating it to official U.S policy rather than merely a sense of the Congress in light of continued international efforts to regulate the Internet.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today held a hearing on the discussion draft of H.R. __, the Coal Ash Recycling and Oversight Act of 2013. Today’s hearing builds on the subcommittee’s work last Congress to set up a state-based regulatory program for the safe management, reuse, and disposal of coal residuals. The draft bill mirrors the text of S.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today heard from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission on ideas for reforming the traditional Medicare benefit design.
For far too long, our nation’s seniors and people with disabilities have seen their health care program used as a piggy bank to fund the creation of new programs for others. Rather than ensuring Medicare remains solvent and successful for today’s more than 50 million beneficiaries and for future generations, the Affordable Care Act diverted $716 billion from Medicare to fund the largest expansion of