Members, Witnesses Review Consequences of Limited Availability of Inpatient Psychiatric Care
Subcommittee Hears from Range of Distinguished Witnesses Regarding Lack of Access to Psychiatric Beds for the Seriously Mentally IllMarch 26, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the administration’s delay to the health law’s open enrollment period: "Like clockwork, another day, another delay. "Now four years removed from when the law was signed, and just days from the end of open enrollment, the administration still does not have its act together.
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.
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.
Draft Bill to Reauthorize Nation’s Satellite Television Law Passes Subcommittee With Bipartisan SupportMarch 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.
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.