Press Releases

June 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing its work to create jobs and protect taxpayer dollars, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing today on “The Federal Green Jobs Agenda.” Just prior to the hearing, the subcommittee released the report, “Where are the Jobs?
June 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are seeking answers about the president’s recently issued Executive Order establishing an Interagency Working Group that will be involved in the regulation of hydraulic fracturing. Members wrote today to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Chairwoman of the Working Group Heather Zichal requesting clarification of the Executive Order’s intent and the role of the federal government in natural gas regulation.
June 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - This week the House will vote on a package of energy bills designed to increase American energy production and create jobs. The Domestic Energy and Jobs Act is the latest energy and jobs proposal to hit the House floor this Congress as part of House Republicans’ American Energy Initiative.
June 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its hearing on the American Energy initiative with a focus on EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations.
June 18, 2012 | Press Release
In preparation for a vote in the House of Representative this week, the committee released the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, S. 3187. Click here to view text of the legislation.
June 18, 2012 | Press Release
Click here to watch Let’s make a deal, Obama-styleAs published in The MercuryBy Rep. Joe Pitts

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