WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its American Energy Security and Innovation hearing series with a focus on the important role fuel diversity plays in ensuring affordable and reliable electricity for American consumers. The nation’s electricity generation includes such sources as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, hydropower, and renewables, and today’s hearing examined the need for a true “all-of-the-above” approach to meet the nation’s diverse energy needs.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper entitled “A History Worth Repeating: The Alaska Pipeline and Its Lessons for Keystone XL,” comparing the challenges of building the Keystone XL pipeline to the debate over the Trans-Alaska pipeline four decades ago.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner and Republican leaders today urged President Obama to support House Republicans’ efforts to help Americans suffering from pre-existing conditions obtain affordable health care.
Joint Committee Report Details the Price Young Adults and Middle Class Will Pay for Obamacare’s Broken PromisesMarch 5, 2013 | Press Release
*Please Note: Time Change for Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications.” Witnesses to be announced.
House Clears Bill to Help Communities, First Responders, and Innovators Prepare for Public Health Emergencies, Including Flu Outbreaks and Terrorist AttacksMarch 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved Senate amendments to the bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013, H.R. 307, sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) by a vote of 370-28. The bill, which is now headed to the president’s desk, helps families, local communities, first responders and innovators respond to public health emergencies, including those caused by terrorist attacks, specifically requiring that the special needs of our nation’s children are taken into account.