Press Releases

March 17, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today released a draft bill to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission. The legislation, released ahead of the subcommittee’s Thursday hearing with all five FCC commissioners, would reauthorize the agency for the first time in nearly 25 years.
March 17, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – At today’s Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing on “EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants: Legal and Cost Issues,” noted legal expert Laurence Tribe, President Obama's constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School, attacked EPA’s so-called Clean Power Plan for its blatant disregard of the constitution. In his testimony, Tribe argues, “EPA lacks the statutory and constitutional authority to adopt its plan,” and describes EPA’s plan as a “power grab” from the states, Congress, and the judiciary branch.
March 17, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has rescheduled the hearing on “Examining the 340B Drug Pricing Program” for Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
March 16, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee’s bipartisan record of success continued today as the House of Representatives approved three more bills to help patients and local communities. The House approved H.R. 639, the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act, H.R. 647, the Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act, and H.R. 648, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act. 
March 13, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) this afternoon released the following joint statement.  
March 13, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of March 16. Members will continue oversight over the EPA and FCC, and review two discussion drafts aimed at protecting jobs, innovation, and manufacturing.

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