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03/26/2015
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse: State and Local Perspectives.”
03/26/2015
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building titled “Next Steps for Spectrum Policy.”
03/26/2015
Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6) applauded the historic passage of legislation to permanently replace the broken Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula.  H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 392-37, will transition Medicare away from a volume-based...
03/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Health hearing scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, was rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Examining the 340B Drug Pricing Program.”
03/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “H.R. ___, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015.”  The Subcommittee reconvened on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn to hear additional testimony.
03/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade will hold a hearing on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “The Internet of Things: Exploring the Next Technology Frontier.”
03/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy has scheduled a markup beginning on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  The Subcommittee will consider the following: H.R.__ , Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 On Tuesday, March 24, the Subcommittee will convene at 5:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It will reconvene on Wednesday...
03/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade has scheduled a markup beginning on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  The Subcommittee will consider the following: H.R. __, Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 On Tuesday, March 24, the Subcommittee will convene immediately following the conclusion of opening statements for the Environment and Economy Subcommittee Markup (which...
03/24/2015
Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce and House Ways and Means Committees today introduced H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, to permanently replace Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The agreement builds upon H.R. 1470, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation to replace the SGR formula...
03/23/2015
Today, the top Democrats from the Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce committees issued a joint statement marking the five year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), and Education and the Workforce Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) are the head...