2014: The Year in Pictures


2014: The Year in Pictures

From Hearings and Votes to Behind-the-Scenes Activity, the Energy and Commerce Committee Had a Busy 2014

In 2014 the Energy and Commerce Committee’s extensive work attracted plenty of interest. See below for some of the committee’s 2014 highlights in photos. 

A rich tradition of excellence: the last four E&C Chairmen (From L–R); Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI).

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies during an April hearing on defective ignition switches.

Committee clerks read the vote tally during one of the 34 markups the committee held this year. The 34 markups yielded 91 committee bills passing through the House including over 50 bills that have been signed into law in the 113th Congress. Learn more about the committee’s impressive #RecordOfSuccess here.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden testifies during an October hearing on the Ebola outbreak. 

Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) record an introductory
video launching the committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative. Learn more here.

To view more of the committee’s pictures of the year, click here