WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade took an important step to improve consumer product safety protections today by approving the discussion draft of H.R. ___, "Enhancing CPSC Authority and Discretion Act of 2011 (ECADA)."
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded recent congressional and judicial efforts to increase offshore energy production.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee recently learned that the Obama administration, despite being required by law, has failed to account for over $1.3 trillion dollars in federal spending.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved the Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Health Care (HEALTH) Act, H.R. 5, by a vote of 30 to 20.
WASHINGTON, DC - A secret executive order drafted by the Obama administration came under fire from government watchdogs during a recent House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on White House transparency. The order, which was recently leaked, circumvents Congress and would require government contractors to disclose political contributions any time they apply for federal contracts.
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent letters to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, and Department of Energy Secretary Stephen Chu seeking information on new Obama administration EPA rules impacting the electric power sector.