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07/23/2014
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection.” 
07/23/2014
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield to request a hearing on a recent report entitled Risky Business: the Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States, which examined climate change impacts in every region of the country. 
07/22/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “21st Century Cures: Examining Barriers to Ongoing Evidence Development and Communication.”  
07/22/2014
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Rep. Jan Schakowsky released statements in reaction to the final report of the Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel on Phthalates, convened by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
07/22/2014
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the announcement that President Obama has nominated Jeff Baran to serve as a Commissioner on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): “Jeff is a wonderful pick.  He’s an exceptionally capable consensus-builder.  He listens to all sides, studies the facts, and finds creative...
07/17/2014
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Health held a joint hearing on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “21st Century Technology for 21st Century Cures.”
07/16/2014
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident.”  
07/16/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Failure to Verify: Concerns Regarding PPACA’s Eligibility System.”
07/15/2014
Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. and Rep. Peter King introduced H.R. 669 on February 13, 2013.  The bipartisan legislation includes provisions to enhance surveillance on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), and stillbirth.  H.R. 669 improves the development and use of standard protocols for death scene...
07/15/2014
On March 13, 2014, Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) introduced H.R. 4250, the Sunscreen Innovation Act.  H.R. 4250 sets up a system under which sunscreens that have been marketed continuously for at least five years in the United States or elsewhere, and that meet certain other conditions, would be eligible for review by an FDA advisory committee.  After the...