Rep. Henry A. Waxman released an analysis comparing the first publicly available Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium filings for 2015 to the dire predictions made by Republican leaders and ACA opponents.  The analysis finds that in the first two states that released 2015 premiums – Virginia and Washington – enrollees in most ACA plans can reduce their premiums next year.

 

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Hon. Henry A. Waxman

Rep. Henry A. Waxman is the Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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Jul 23, 2014

Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield to request a hearing on a recent report entitled Risky Business: the Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States, which examined climate change impacts in every region of the country. 

Jul 22, 2014

Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the announcement that President Obama has nominated Jeff Baran to serve as a Commissioner on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

“Jeff is a wonderful pick.  He’s an exceptionally capable consensus-builder.  He listens to all sides, studies the facts, and finds creative solutions.  He is also extremely knowledgeable about the NRC and its important responsibilities.”

Jul 22, 2014

Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Rep. Jan Schakowsky released statements in reaction to the final report of the Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel on Phthalates, convened by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Jul 15, 2014

Today Ranking Members Henry A. Waxman, Anna G. Eshoo, and Diana DeGette sent a letter to John Roth, Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), requesting an investigation into allegations of anti-competitive conduct by Motorola in the sale of public safety telecommunications’ equipment and services. 

Jul 11, 2014

Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement today on the escalating crisis in Israel:

Jul 10, 2014

Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement today on the Federal Communications Commission’s pending adoption of a Report and Order modernizing the E-Rate program: