WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today approved a group of commonsense bills that seek to improve environmental regulations and increase state authority in certain regulatory programs. The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act, and the Federal Facility Accountability Act were all approved by voice vote.
Subcommittee Advances Four Bills to Improve Environmental Regulations, Increase State Authority, and Protect JobsJune 6, 2013 | Press Release
Continuing Transparent, Collaborative Medicare Physician Payment Reform Process, Health Subcommittee Explores Draft Legislation to Repeal Sustainable Growth RateJune 5, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep.
Opinion: Rep. John Shimkus in the Chicago Tribune: Yucca Mountain is the Fastest, Best, and Most Viable SolutionJune 5, 2013 | ICYMI
Committee Expands Investigation into HHS Solicitations – Move Comes Following Sebelius Admission of Contacting Organizations that Agency Regulates On Behalf of Enroll AmericaJune 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today further expanded their examination into reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius may have solicited fundi
Nearly a Month After News Broke of Enroll America Solicitations, Sebelius Now Admits to Calling Three Additional Health GroupsJune 4, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – In the midst of an ongoing congressional investigation, and nearly one month after reports first surfaced she had solicited two groups on behalf of Enroll America, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today disclosed that she had, in fact, reached out to three additional health care organizations.
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), held the fourth hearing in its Our Nation of Builders series with a focus on the state of America’s homebuilding sector. The subcommittee heard from senior executives representing different businesses in the homebuilding industry about the challenges they face and opportunities for increasing growth and job creation.