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Format: 2014-04-24
Format: 2014-04-24
02/27/2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. 3548, “Improving Trauma Care Act of 2013”; • H.R. 4080, “Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act”; • H.R. 1281, “Newborn Screening Saves...
02/27/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield asking that they withdraw their factually incorrect and fundamentally misleading report which claims that EPA has proposed or finalized over 100 new GHG-related regulations.  The report contains numerous errors, including rules listed multiple times,...
02/27/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) completion of the H block auction:
02/27/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on FDA’s proposed changes to nutrition labeling on food packages:
02/27/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Republican draft bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act:
02/26/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Messing with Success: How CMS’ Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors.”
02/25/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Joe Pitts to request a hearing on the progress of health research on women and minority groups over the past several decades.  In 1993, Congress first directed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research diseases and conditions that primarily affect...
02/25/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter asking Chairman Fred Upton to reconsider the Committee’s investigation of Accenture Federal Services, the contractor hired to fix and stabilize Healthcare.gov.  Despite no evidence of wrongdoing, the Committee has issued a “massive and unwarranted” request for documents.
02/24/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the announcement by Rep. John Dingell on his retirement from Congress:
02/24/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Supreme Court oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, which examines the extent to which greenhouse gas emissions trigger certain permitting requirements under the Clean Air Act: