Press Releases

March 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today released the first discussion draft of legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which contains provisions that will expire on December 31, 2014. The subcommittee will discuss the draft legislation at a hearing next Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
March 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and other members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today introduced bipartisan legislation to help expedite the export of U.S. liquefied natural gas to our global allies, including Ukraine and other Eastern European nations currently at the mercy of Russian energy supplies. Consistent with the committee’s conclusions from its recent report, H.R.
March 6, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, by a vote of 229 to 183. The bipartisan legislation will protect an affordable and diverse electricity portfolio by providing a reasonable alternative to EPA’s greenhouse gas rules for power plants.
March 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today kicked off debate on H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act. Authored by Whitfield and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), this bipartisan, bicameral legislation offers a reasonable alternative to EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas standards for new plants and planned regulations for existing power plants.
March 5, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 938, the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 by a vote of 410 to 1. Title II of the bipartisan bill was authored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) to strengthen the collaboration between the United States and Israel on energy development and to bolster the existing United States-Israel energy relationship by encouraging increased cooperation between the two countries.
March 5, 2014 | Press Release
Another Day, Another Delay: Administration to Allow Health Plans it Once Attacked as “Subpar” to Continue to be Offered Through 2016

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