Press Releases

March 13, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today responded to Wednesday’s announcement by the Federal Communications Commission’s Media Bureau changing FCC policy with regard to the approval of broadcast television transactions involving sharing agreements.
March 13, 2014 | Press Release
In Letter to Insurance Providers, Committee Leaders Pursue Greater Transparency and Seek to Answer: #WhosPaid
March 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today began its review of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA). The draft legislation, put forward by Chairman Shimkus, aims to improve public confidence in the safety of chemicals produced and used in the United States, and to facilitate interstate commerce in American-made chemicals and the products that contain them.
March 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a legislative hearing to examine draft legislation aimed at reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act.
March 12, 2014 | Press Release
Subcommittee on Health to Review Solutions at Hearing Tomorrow
March 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –The House Energy and Commerce Committee is launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision-making process relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants. Republican leaders on the committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting documents and information to examine whether EPA complied with the law when it developed its proposals for new power plant standards.

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