WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today approved legislation to improve the safety of our nation's pipelines and save jobs. Both the Pipeline Infrastructure and Community Protection Act and the Energy and the Energy and Revenue Enrichment Act passed the subcommittee by voice vote.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today launched the first of a series of hearings to examine current cyber threats and vulnerabilities to our nation's infrastructure. The hearing entitled, "Cybersecurity: An Overview of Risks to Critical Infrastructure" heard testimony from government experts on the Department of Homeland Security's role and ability to protect government and private networks.
Health Subcommittee Approves Bipartisan Legislation on Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education, Bioterrorism and Controlled SubstancesJuly 26, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today approved three bipartisian pieces of health legislation: H.R. 2405, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act; H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives voted to create jobs and reduce our dependence on Middle East oil today with passage of H.R. 1938, North American-Made Energy Security Act. The measure passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 279 to 147.
The text of Chairman Upton's remarks in support of H.R. 1938 , the North American-Made Energy Security Act, follows below:
Michigan Delegation Urges President to Protect U.S. Jobs, Pursue Balanced Approach to Fuel Economy StandardsJuly 22, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI06), and U.S. Congressman John D. Dingell (D-MI15) were joined by Michigan Delegation colleagues yesterday in sending a letter to President Obama regarding the importance of one national program for vehicle emissions. Below is the text of the letter: Dear Mr. President: