WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce leaders today touted the need for the Energy Tax Prevention Act, H.R. 910, to protect American jobs and keep gas and energy prices from rising even higher. Committee members urged their colleagues in the House of Representatives to join them in supporting H.R. 910 to stop the EPA from using the Clean Air Act to unilaterally impose greenhouse gas regulations to address climate change.
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WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement today on Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's FY 2012 budget:
Committee Approves Legislation to Eliminate Health Care Slush Fund, Limit HHS' Unprecedented Power and Restore Congress' Oversight RoleApril 5, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today approved five pieces of legislation that take initial steps to defund the health care law, limit the Department of Health and Human Services' unprecedented power, and restore Congress' fiduciary duty as representatives of the people. In addition to the five health spending-related bills, the committee approved legislation to return reclaimed broadband stimulus funds to the U.S.
Upton and Shimkus Call for Withdrawal of EPA Proposal that would Add Needless Red Tape to Existing Reporting ProgramsApril 5, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are urging the Office of Management and Budget to withdraw the Environmental Protection Agency's final draft rule "TSCA Inventory Update Modifications" (IUR).
In addition to voting to repeal the president’s entire health care law, the Committee advanced several pieces of legislation that repeal, defund, and dismantle key components of the law. H.R. 1213 In Section 1311(a) of the health care law, the Secretary of HHS is appropriated an unlimited tap on the U.S. Treasury to set up state-based exchanges without any further Congressional approval.