WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today praised Representatives John Sullivan (R-OK) and Jim Matheson (D-UT) for teaming up to release draft bipartisan legislation to assess how multiple federal rules are affecting jobs and U.S. competitiveness as well as energy prices and reliability. The "Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011" (the "TRAIN Act") would:
Energy and Commerce Committee Members Sullivan and Matheson Release Bipartisan Draft Legislation Calling for EPA Regulatory Impact AnalysisApril 4, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today provided a first quarter progress report to committee members and the House Republican leadership on the panel's work in the first three months of the 112th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama's Weekly Address:
Back when ObamaCare was being shoved down America's throat, Nancy Pelosi assured us we needed to pass it to "find out what's in it."... The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Republican Fred Upton of Michigan, just found something else that was hidden in it: "a $5 billion bailout fund for state governments, Fortune 500 companies, and Hollywood unions that is rapidly going bankrupt after doling out half a billion dollars much more quickly than anticipated."...
Committee Examines Yucca Mountain Shutdown, EPA's Overreach and Billions of Dollars in Obamacare BailoutsApril 1, 2011 | Press Release
CBS NEWS: Yucca Mountain: did politics trump science?
Investigators for the House Energy and Commerce Committee have discovered that a little-known provision in the national health care law has allowed the federal government to pay nearly $2 billion to unions, state public employee systems, and big corporations to subsidize health coverage costs for early retirees.... At the current rate of payment, the $5 billion appropriated for the program could be exhausted well before it is set to expire.