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12/19/2014
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Sen. Dick Durbin, and Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. sent letters to 29 State Attorneys General applauding their ongoing efforts to press the FDA to use its enforcement discretion to prevent e-cigarette manufacturers from targeting teens.  The members also called on the Attorneys General to classify e-cigarettes as cigarettes under the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)...
12/18/2014
Today Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Frank Pallone, Jr., Rosa L. DeLauro, Carolyn B. Maloney, and Charles W. Dent wrote to eighteen universities urging them to consider ending practices that could endanger their students’ health by allowing them to use university debit cards to pay at indoor tanning salons.  A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found...
12/16/2014
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a new report that details the district-specific impact if the Supreme Court rules against providing federal tax credits to consumers who receive Affordable Care Act insurance coverage through federally facilitated health care exchanges (King v. Burwell).
12/11/2014
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975: Are We Positioning America for Success in an Era of Energy Abundance?”
12/10/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Examining FDA’s Role in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Food Ingredients.”
12/09/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Setting Fiscal Priorities.”  
12/03/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “The Future of the Children's Health Insurance Program.”
12/03/2014
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls.”