Upton Reacts to FCC Chairman's Comments on Spectrum Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's comments about spectrum legislation at the Consumer Electronic Show:
"Bluster aside, it sounds like we have a federal agency more concerned about preserving its own power than offering serious improvements as we prepare to finalize this legislation. We worked with the FCC's auction experts to give the agency the legitimate flexibility it needs to design the mechanics of the auction. It's time to...
Letter to HHS on Essential Health Benefits "Bulletin"
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Rep. Lee Terry in The Hill: Time to decide on Keystone
"I'm the decider, and I decide what is best."
It's a shame that former President George W. Bush caught so much flak for those now-infamous words, because there is a great deal of truth in them. We want our country's chief executive to be capable of making tough decisions. Unfortunately, we don't have a decider in the Oval Office these days. Our current president is the complete opposite -- he's more of a procrastinator.
During his time in office, President Obama has put off decision after decision. He...
Canada Looking to China as U.S. Says We're Just Not That Into You
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Grassroots Groundswell: More Than 100 Groups Ask President For Immediate Approval of Shovel-Ready Keystone XL Pipeline
WASHINGTON, DC - A group of over 100 organizations from all over the country wrote to President Obama today urging him to approve the Keystone XL pipeline "as soon as possible." The broad coalition of supporters cited the immense benefits the pipeline will bring to America in terms of job creation, economic growth, energy security, and national security.
The letter reads, "With your approval, this shovel-ready project will provide 20,000 jobs in construction and manufacturing in the next two years, and add tens of thousands of additional jobs...