WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today discussed the implications of FCC action to regulate the Internet using utility-style regulations. The FCC is scheduled to vote tomorrow morning to reverse decades of precedent and implement heavy-handed rules that are destined for court challenge.
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining the 340B Drug Pricing Program.”
Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is engaged in ongoing oversight of mental health programs and resources with the goal of ensuring that federal dollars devoted to mental health are reaching the over 11 million American adults with serious mental illness and helping them to obtain the most effective care.
EPA Administrator Testifying Before #SubEnergyPower and #SubEnvEcon NOW
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) made the following statement about FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s decision not to testify before Congress ahead of the commission’s Thursday vote on sweeping new regulation of the Internet:
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved two pieces of bipartisan legislation as part of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing efforts to protect the public health and streamline government to better function in the 21st century.