Upton, Blackburn Comment on Updated CBO Baseline WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest Budget and Economic Outlook which was released today. The CBO baseline offers an updated look at the president’s health care law and its effect on the economy over the next ten years.
Following Annual Check Up, Non-Partisan CBO Delivers Devastating Diagnosis Regarding Obamacare's Effect On Jobs and the EconomyFebruary 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – A new memo prepared by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service raises serious questions about the ability of the Obama administration to pay insurers through the health care law’s risk corridor program. House Energy and Commerce Committee staff recently requested CRS address the appropriation of funds necessary to fulfill payments through the program.
The U.S. State Department last Friday finally released its final environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline, which confirmed the landmark jobs and energy project was safe and would not significantly impact the environment.
Chairman Upton Highlights Architecture of Abundance, Areas of Common Ground in Weekly Republican AddressFebruary 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) was featured in the Weekly Republican Address highlighting areas of common ground where Congress and the president can work together to help grow the economy and build a better America.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 3, 2014. Members will continue their review of the Toxic Substances Control Act, look into consumer protections in light of recent data breaches, and examine the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the U.S. State Department’s release of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline application, which includes the proposed reroute through Nebraska.