Archives

05/21/2015
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “What are the State Governments Doing to Combat the Opioid Abuse Epidemic?” 
05/21/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today applauding President Obama’s decision to nominate Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to a second term at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC):  
05/20/2015
On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a markup on the following bills: H.R. ____, The FCC Process Reform Act of 2015 (Authored by Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Eshoo, and Rep. Kinzinger) H.R. ____, A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to...
05/20/2015
Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) offered his bill, the Keeping Our Campaigns Honest (KOCH) Act, for consideration at an Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology subcommittee markup.  However, at a markup to discuss increased transparency, the bill was unanimously rejected by the subcommittee’s Republicans who refused to address the issue of transparency when it comes to...
05/19/2015
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Discussion Draft Addressing Energy Reliability and Security.” 
05/19/2015
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.”  H.R. 999, The R.O.V. In-Depth Examination Act
05/19/2015
The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup beginning on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  The Committee will consider the following: H.R. ____, 21st Century Cures Act On Tuesday, May 19, the Committee reconvened at 5:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It reconvened on Thursday, May 21, at 8:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn.
05/19/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Trade, and Manufacturing Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) released the following statement today after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced steps to address fatal defects in Takata airbags.  Takata has finally agreed to take action and expand its original...
05/15/2015
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Update on the Current State of Nuclear Waste Management Policy.” 
05/15/2015
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 9:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “FCC Reauthorization: Improving Commission Transparency Part II.”