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09/24/2014
On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. EST/10:00 a.m. PST, Rep. Doris Matsui hosted a forum on net neutrality.  The forum took place in Sacramento at the California State Capitol, Hearing Room 4202.
09/24/2014
Today Reps. Waxman, Dingell, Pallone, and DeGette, and Sens. Harkin, Rockefeller, Durbin, and Blumenthal released a new report that found that hundreds of tobacco advertisements and images glorifying smoking and e-cigarettes appear in magazines with large teen readerships.
09/19/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development."
09/18/2014
The Vehicle Safety Improvement Act of 2014 -- which builds on H.R. 4364, the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2014, a bill introduced by Ranking Member Waxman in April 2014 -- takes several steps that the Committee’s investigation made clear are necessary to respond to auto manufaturer's failure to recall defective vehicles.  This legislation strengthens transparency and oversight,...
09/18/2014
Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R. 5534, the Assistance, Quality and Affordability Act of 2014, to reauthorize and increase funding for the drinking water state revolving fund (SRF) established by the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA...
09/18/2014
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Suicide Prevention and Treatment:  Helping Loved Ones in Mental Health Crisis.”  
09/18/2014
Today, Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced legislation to reauthorize and increase funding for the drinking water state revolving fund (SRF) established by the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).  H.R. 5534, the Assistance, Quality and...
09/18/2014
Today, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Ranking Member of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, joined by other Democratic Committee members, introduced the Vehicle Safety Improvement Act (VSIA).  This legislation will establish several new important consumer protections to improve driver, passenger, and...
09/17/2014
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “A hearing on H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014.”