Press Releases

April 15, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 1770, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, by a vote of 29 to 20. The bill provides a much-needed solution to address the growing problem of cyber crimes, establishing a nationwide safety regime for data protection and breach notification. Learn more about the bill HERE.
April 15, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced two critical pieces of bipartisan legislation protecting jobs and the environment.
April 14, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after the Senate approved H.R. 2, the Medicare access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. The House overwhelmingly approved of this bill in March by a vote of 392-37. “Stick a fork in it, it’s finally done.”
April 14, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep.
April 14, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing to examine a draft of the Ratepayer Protection Act. The draft legislation seeks to empower states to protect families and businesses from higher electricity rates and other harmful effects of EPA’s proposed rule regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, referred to by the agency as the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
April 14, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today wrote to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz regarding the president’s recent determination that a separate repository is required for the disposal of high-level defense waste. 

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