Health Subcommittee to Hear from FDA, Stakeholders at Hearing TOMORROW
Reports Raise Questions Over Who Was Involved in Drafting FDA’s Proposed Change to Generic Drug LabelingMarch 31, 2014 | ICYMI
House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) today welcomed the successful result of a channel sharing trial conducted by two Los Angeles broadcasters, KLCS and KJLA with the help of CTIA – the Wireless Association. The test results show that broadcasters can share a single 6 MHz broadcast channel to provide more than one stream of HD programming.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of March 31, 2014. The committee will continue its investigation into the General Motors recall, discuss the concerns regarding FDA’s proposed changes to generic drug labeling, examine the polices being pursued by both the EPA and DOE, work to protect Internet freedom, and review legislation regarding how to best help families experiencing a mental health crisis.
The Energy and Commerce Committee’s bipartisan investigation into the General Motors recall will continue next week with an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 1, featuring testimony from GM CEO Mary Barra and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David Friedman.
Excerpt: Cold weather events thsi winter season significantly affected electricity generation, deliverability, and prices across the nation, especially in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. According to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), January's cold weather events "stressed the bulk power system which high loads, increased generator forced outages, and other challenging operating conditions," including over 50 gigawatts (GW) of forced outages.
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will focus on the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Witnesses to be announced.