WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak in support of the Spending Reduction Act of 2012.
In the effort to avert across-the-board cuts to the nation’s armed forces and key priorities, the House Energy and Commerce Committee has identified nearly $100 billion in savings over the next decade as part of the Spending Reduction Act of 2012, (H.R. 6684).
WASHINGTON, DC – In writing Congressional Government in 1885, Woodrow Wilson (who would go on to become the nation’s 28th president) astutely observed, “It is not far from the truth to say that Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee-rooms is Congress at work.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its schedule for the week of December 10, 2012. The committee will hold hearings to exercise oversight over new spectrum auction authority Congress gave the FCC this year and implementation of the health care law’s exchanges and Medicaid expansion.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today welcomed five incoming Republican members to the committee, including the return of former committee member Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX).
WASHINGTON, DC – After once again being selected by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the committee leadership he intends to appoint for the 113th Congress and commented on key priorities for the future. Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) will succeed Rep.