The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today approved the Food and Drug Administration user fee package with strong bipartisan support on a voice vote.
Today’s Washington Post profiles Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) and her efforts for women, jobs, and a strong economy. As a working mom and new grandmother, Bono Mack is leading the committee’s efforts to promote manufacturing job growth and safeguard the Internet.
Editorials in today’s Wall Street Journal and Washington Post add to the growing chorus of concern that President Obama’s EPA is an out of control agency. Al Armendariz, the agency’s now-former Regional Administrator for the energy-rich South Central Region 6, resigned earlier this week after an astonishing video resurfaced exposing his aspiration to “crucify” America’s oil and gas companies.
NEWS: Media Outlets Report on New Committee Analysis Showing Obamacare's Consequences for Job CreatorsApril 27, 2012 | ICYMI
Employers Are Advised on Dropping Health InsuranceThe Wall Street JournalBy LOUISE RADNOFSKY
WASHINGTON, DC -- A new Government Accountability Office report published yesterday exposes the billions of dollars the Obama administration is spending on temporary Medicare Advantage bonuses being provided to nearly all plans, rather than focusing only on the highest-ranked plans as intended in this demonstration project. As noted in several editorials, this budget gimmick seems designed to stave off cuts to the Medicare Advantage program until after the 2012 elections.
NEWS / VIDEO: Media Outlets Report that House Republicans are Playing Offense on Gas Prices + Video of Rep. Fred Upton's Weekly Republican AddressApril 16, 2012 | ICYMI
The Washington Post reports House Republicans are turning their focus to gas prices as Congress returns to Washington. The House will vote this week on a measure to require approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, marking the fourth time the House has voted to advance the jobs and energy project.