WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and every member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations are seeking additional documents from the Department of Energy regarding now-bankrupt Solyndra's $535 million loan guarantee. In a letter to Secretary Steven Chu, Members are seeking all materials related to communications between the DOE and White House, as well as all communications between DOE and the Treasury Department.
Committee Presses Energy Secretary for All Communications between Department and White House Related to Half Billion Dollar Solyndra BustSeptember 22, 2011 | Press Release
***An earlier list included some groups that had not sent in letters of support. We regret this error and welcome additional support of H.R. 2401.*** Below is the list of supporters of the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation (TRAIN) Act. Copies of some of the letters can be found here. Copies of some of the letters can be found here.
Bicameral Repeal CLASS Group Calls on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Clarify Plans and Details on Program ImplementationSeptember 22, 2011 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. -The bicameral Repeal CLASS Working Group today sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seeking clarification about HHS' plans to implement the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program and push for more information on critical decisions made by HHS prior to CLASS becoming law.
Committee Approves Bipartisan Bills to Protect Economy & Environment with More Reasonable Approach to RegulationsSeptember 21, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today approved bipartisan legislation to protect jobs and enhance the security of nation's pipeline infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and every member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations are seeking answers from the venture capitalists behind Solyndra.
In Wake of Solyndra Debacle, Committee Leaders Concerned with Obama Administration Rushing $9 Billion in Additional Loans by September 30September 20, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today expressed concern to Energy Secretary Steven Chu as his agency prepares to dole out nearly $9 billion in stimulus loan guarantees that must be finalized by September 30, 2011. Of the $18 billion in loan guarantees made available by the stimulus, the Obama administration has closed just half since the stimulus was signed into law in February 2009.