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07/28/2015
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Continuing Concerns with the Federal Select Agent Program: Department of Defense Shipments of Live Anthrax.” 
07/28/2015
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Continued Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”
07/23/2015
The Subcommittee on Health scheduled a markup on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: H.R. 1344, “the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act”; H.R. 1462, “the Protecting Our Infants Act”; H.R. 1725, “the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting...
07/23/2015
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade scheduled a markup on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015, and an Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products, Research,...
07/22/2015
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Tuesday, July 22, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Promoting Broadband Infrastructure Investment.” 
07/22/2015
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power scheduled a markup on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: H.R. ____, “To modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America’s energy security and diplomacy, promote energy efficiency and government...
07/17/2015
The Committee on Energy and Commerce Democrats held a forum on Friday, July 17, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Alumni Hall (Bo Coppedge Room), United States Naval Academy, 675 Decatur Road, Annapolis, Maryland, 21402.  The forum was entitled “Climate Change at the Water’s Edge,” and will focus on the local impacts of climate change.
07/17/2015
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- While climate change remains a politicized issue in Washington, D.C., officials at the local level are all too aware of its devastating impacts.  Rising sea levels have led to increased flooding in coastal communities, which raises costs for local governments, disrupts natural ecosystems, and threatens our national security.
07/16/2015
Today, after repeated calls for reform by House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finally voted to update its designated entities (DE) rules to ensure that they benefit genuine small businesses.  Following the vote, full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Rep. G. K....
07/16/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today applauding the White House’s new ConnectHome initiative, which aims to expand high-speed broadband to more families, particularly low-income households, across the country.