On January 18, 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13563 on Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Questions Sony and Epsilon Representatives on Recent Data BreachesJune 2, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), today examined the recent high-profile data breaches at Sony and Epsilon. These cyber crimes compromised the accounts and personal information of millions of Americans.
Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Legislation to Create Jobs and Increase American Energy SuppliesJune 2, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved bipartisan legislation to increase the production of American-made energy by eliminating unnecessary federal red tape that stalls exploration and stands in the way of job creation. The bill is part of the GOP's American Energy Initiative, which aims to increase American energy production, create jobs, and create a more secure energy future.
Energy and Commerce Committee Announces Plans for Comprehensive Review of Data Security and Electronic PrivacyJune 1, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee is launching a thorough review of data security and electronic privacy issues affecting American businesses and consumers. The committee has begun its work with hearings to shed light on the foundational question of data security, which has drawn increased attention in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches affecting tens of millions of consumers.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today sent a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission to remove the Fairness Doctrine rules from the Code of Federal Regulations.