WASHINGTON, DC - In an ongoing effort to identify and eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in federal programs, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today requested an update on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Medicare oversight.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today expressed disbelief and concern with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Gregory Jaczko's apparent coordinated efforts with lawmakers to malign the independent agency's four commissioners.
WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders on the Energy and Commerce Committee continue to raise concerns regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's pending Utility MACT rule. Recent analyses conclude this new rule, together with other EPA pending or recently finalized power sector rules, will threaten the reliability of the nation's electric grid and increase electricity prices. Although these concerns have not been fully reviewed and adequately addressed by EPA, a final rule is expected in the coming days.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today urged support for the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, citing its ability to create hundreds of thousands of jobs during a time of record unemployment. "The same day we are voting to extend unemployment benefits, we are actually doing something about jobs for the people that are unemployed," said Upton. To view Upton's full remarks, click here.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today made the following statement during House consideration of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act (H.R. 3630): Click here to watch Upton's remarks Text of Remarks:
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement applauding the passage of H.R. 2845, The Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act. The bill passed the House by voice vote and now awaits immediate action in the Senate.