Press Releases

March 25, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today provided a progress report on the committee’s investigation into General Motors Company’s (GM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) response to consumer complaints related to stalling, airbag non-deployment, and ignition switch problems. GM CEO Mary Barra and NHTSA Acting Administrator David Friedman are both confirmed to testify at a hearing on April 1, now beginning at 2 p.m.
March 25, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today examined H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. The legislation, authored by Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), will cut through red tape and accelerate approvals of U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to American allies.
March 25, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced bipartisan draft legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, which contains provisions set to expire December 31, 2014.
March 21, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and markup schedule for the week of March 24, 2014. The committee will consider draft legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, review H.R. 6, a bill to expedite exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to our allies, and discuss the shortage of dedicated psychiatric beds available to treat patients suffering from serious mental illnesses.
March 21, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement ahead of the fourth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act being signed into law:
March 20, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today announced that General Motors Company CEO Mary Barra will testify at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. The committee has also invited National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David Friedman to testify on the same day.

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