WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to the State Department’s announcement that the national interest determination period for the Keystone XL pipeline has been put on hold:
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing the committee’s oversight of the safety and security of the nation’s electric grid, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday wrote to Acting Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Cheryl LaFleur seeking information relating to the agency’s management of sensitive security information.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the administration’s latest health law data release.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Frank Lucas (R- OK), Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) sent a letter this week to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting information on the agency's efforts to oversee states administering the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is intended to provide benefits to those Americans most in need of energy assistance.
New Non-Partisan Report Reveals Energy Production on Federal Lands Still Declining Despite Continued Growth on Non-Federal LandsApril 16, 2014 | Press Release
A new report from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service chronicles the continued decline of oil and natural gas production on federal lands under the Obama administration, providing greater evidence that America’s energy boom is occurring in spite of the president’s policies not because of them. According to the report, from 2009 to 2013, U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: "Defending the president's health care law is a punishing assignment, and our committee has never hesitated to ask the tough questions of Secretary Sebelius and the other officials involved in its implementation. She may be finished in her role overseeing the law, but our efforts to get answers and relief for the American people will continue." ###