WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Friday, February 12, 2016, at 9 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Outbreaks, Attacks, and Accidents: Combatting Biological Threats.” The subcommittee will hear testimony from members of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense and other experts on:
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 8.
The Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act Authored by Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) & Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) Background: This bipartisan bill ensures that the public will learn of excessive lead levels in drinking water by setting forth how and when states, EPA, and drinking water utilities must communicate their findings.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joseph Pitts (R-PA) today solicited input from members of the health care community on policy changes regarding site-neutral payments, including changes made to certain Medicare hospital reimbursements on a prospective basis (under Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015).
In the letter to the health care community, Upton and Pitts write, “Given the wide breadth of suggestions, ideas, concerns and proposals shared with the Committee on this issue, we are inviting all interested members of the health care community to provide formal feedback on policies the Committee should examine in the context of both the enactment of this provision of law, as well as other changes to site-neutral payment policies.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today wrote to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler concerned with the commission’s reporting on broadband deployment, video competition, and mobile wireless competition.