Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse wrote to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about his comments regarding climate change, offering to arrange a briefing with the nation's preeminent climate scientists. The full text of the letter follows:
H.R. 3826, is a bill that would essentially prevent EPA from ever requiring coal-fired power plants to control carbon pollution at any significant level. The bill would 1) prohibit the EPA Administrator from issuing, implementing, or enforcing any rule under section 111 of the Clean Air Act establishing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards for new fossil fuel-fired power plants unless...
H.R. __, "a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other purposes"
H.R. 4160 was introduced by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) on March 6, 2014. The legislation prevents the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from implementing any provision related to the Medicare Part D program included in the January 10, 2014 published Medicare 2015 Part C and D proposed rule. These provisions include those that would reduce prescription drug abuse, simplify...
Hearing on “Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Fuel Supply and Infrastructure,” Subcommittee on Energy and Power (March 6, 2014)
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Fuel Supply and Infrastructure.”
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on Chairman Wheeler's media ownership proposal:
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), House Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) led a...
H.R. 2126, the bipartisan "Better Buildings Act," includes provisions to improve the efficiency of federal buildings, develop a voluntary Tenant Star program to promote energy efficiency in spaces leased by tenants in commercial buildings, and identify best practices for the design and construction of new tenant spaces in commercial buildings. The bill has broad stakeholder...
Hearing on “Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors’ Benefits and Save Them Money,” Subcommittee on Health (March 4, 2014)
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors’ Benefits and Save Them Money.”
Hearing on “Examining Concerns Regarding FDA’s Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling,” Subcommittee on Health (Postponed)
The Subcommittee on Health hearing scheduled for Monday, March 3, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building has been postponed until further notice. The hearing is entitled “Examining Concerns Regarding FDA’s Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling.”
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