H.R. 1549, the Helping Sick Americans Now Act, addresses Obamacare’s broken promise to help those with pre-existing conditions by redirecting the law’s slush fund money, which has gone toward implementation of Obamacare’s core structure, to help sick patients.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) expressed concern today over news that the Department of Energy has seized $21 million from Fisker Automotive. Fisker was the recipient of a $529 million federal loan but DOE decided to freeze payments on the loan after the company showed signs of trouble in 2011.
Regulatory Déjà Vu: EPA Attacks State Department Review in a Last Ditch Effort to Derail Keystone Jobs and Energy ProjectApril 23, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The EPA yesterday filed comments on the State Department’s recently issued draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline criticizing the extensive review of the project.
EDITORIAL: An Ounce of Obamacare Prevention April 23, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are concerned with a Department of Justice filing suggesting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should limit participation in spectrum auctions authorized by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act.
Excerpt: When Congress authorized the Commission in the Spectrum Act to conduct an incentive auction of broadcast spectrum, we had several goals in mind. We certainly wanted the Commission to design an auction that would make more spectrum available to wireless carriers to meet soaring demand for mobile broadband use.