The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “Examining Drug Compounding.”
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a statement on the announcement by Covered California on the health insurance plans to be offered in the marketplace this fall:
H.R. 3 grants a regulatory earmark to TransCanada Corporation, effectively exempting TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline from all federal permitting requirements, including environmental requirements that apply to every other construction project in this country. The Subcommittee on Energy and Power marked up and approved H.R. 3 on April 16, 2013. The full...
H.R. 271 protects utilities complying with a Department of Energy emergency order from any liability for noncompliance with any federal, state, or local environmental law or regulation resulting from actions taken to comply with the DOE order. The bill requires any emergency order that may result in a conflict with environmental requirements to require generation only during the hours...
Hearing on “Examining SAMHSA’s Role in Delivering Services to the Severely Mentally Ill,” Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (May 22, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “Examining SAMHSA’s Role in Delivering Services to the Severely Mentally Ill.”
Markup of H.R. 2052, the "Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013," Subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing, and Trade (May 22-23, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a markup beginning on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements on H.R. 2052, the “Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013.” The Subcommittee reconvened on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building in open markup session on the...
Ranking Member Waxman Urges a No Vote on H.R. 3, Calls for Opposition to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman spoke on the House Floor during debate of H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, to call on Congress to oppose the bill, which provides special treatment for TransCanada and the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The bill effectively exempts the pipeline from all federal permitting requirements, including mitigation of avoidable environmental harm....
Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an analysis of the policy implications of enactment of a carbon tax. The CBO report makes a compelling case for inclusion of a carbon tax in any legislation to reduce the deficit or reform the tax code.
The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “Cyber Threats and Security Solutions.”
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