WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 1343, authored by Rep. Charles Bass (R-NH), which improves accountability and transparency for broadband stimulus spending, by unanimous consent. The 2009 stimulus program allocated approximately $7 billion in taxpayer dollars to two broadband-related grant and loan programs administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Rural Utility Service. H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to call on HHS to provide evidence regarding the viability of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program and office.
Event: Press conference for members of Congress to accept over 1.6 million petitions from American citizens who are urging Congress to immediately repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as ObamaCare. Ken Hoagland, chairman of Restore America's Voice Foundation, will deliver the petitions to the Capitol.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today reiterated his commitment to advancing legislation to make more efficient and effective use of spectrum, expressing his intent to advance a proposal by the end of this year.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to examine the government's role in addressing cybersecurity challenges.
House Republicans are continuing to fight back against job-destroying regulations with votes scheduled this week on two bills that will modify and improve EPA's recent boiler and cement MACT rules that for many facilities are not achievable. H.R. 2250, the EPA Regulatory Relief Act, and H.R.