August 2, 2013 | Blog Post
During the president’s recent barnstorm across the country in the administration’s attempt to pivot back to jobs and the economy, the president adopted a curious theme at his various rallies –discount and dismiss a jobs project that boasts broad support from Republicans, Democrats, unions, and job creators.
August 2, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote on Thursday to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a study of the Department of Homeland Security’s BioWatch program and the status of the program’s “Generation-3” procurement.
August 2, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today requested data from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding funding distribution and reform efforts in the Universal Service Fund (USF). Full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A.
August 2, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: We are writing to ask that the Commission provide an update to that earlier information request. Since the committee’s last request, the FCC has continued to implement significant efforts to reform both the high-cost and low-income support programs. We have modified our data request to reflect the changes underway in both programs. To read the letter, click here.
August 1, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt We believe that the Congress and the administration would benefit from a comprehensive technical evaluation by the GAO of currently deployed systems designed to detect airborne, biological threats in the environment, and those planned or under development, by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). To read the letter to GAO, click here.
August 1, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today held a hearing with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to secure answers regarding the status of the health care law’s implementation.

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