Energy and Commerce Committee

Energy (115th Congress)

House Passes Medicaid Package Along With Five Other Bipartisan Bills


WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 7217, the Improving Medicaid Programs and Opportunities for Eligible Beneficiaries (IMPROVE) Act. In addition, the House also passed several healthcare bills and one bill to address key challenges facing America’s nuclear energy industry.

Heading to the president’s desk:

S. 2465, the Sickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018, authored by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), passed the House by voice vote. The bill now...

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#SubEnergy to Examine Public Private Partnership Use to Improve Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities


WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), announced a hearing for Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Public Private Partnerships for Federal Energy Management.”

Historically, the federal government has used public-private partnerships to guarantee energy goals are met, and that federal property is properly managed. Encouraging these partnerships is essential to ensuring that government facilities operate as effectively and efficiently as possible. By promoting decreases in energy consumption in...

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Walden, Shimkus, & Upton on POTUS Signing Water Infrastructure Package Into Law


WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Environment Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), and Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after President Trump signed S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, into law.

“This law is the culmination of a bipartisan effort, in both the House and the Senate, to invest in the critical water infrastructure American families across the country rely on,” said the committee leaders. “The America’s Water Infrastructure Act cuts bureaucratic red tape, creates...

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Energy (115th Congress)