Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Subcommittee Chairman Bart Stupak today wrote to Angela Braly, President and CEO of WellPoint, asking that she address an apparent conflict between the company's public explanation for the premium increases it is seeking in the individual health insurance market in California and the data the company has submitted to the National Association of Insurance...
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. on the "Response by Toyota and NHTSA to Incidents of Sudden Unintended Acceleration." This hearing was originally scheduled for Thursday, February 25, 2010.
Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Subcommittee Chairmen Rick Boucher and Bart Stupak sent letters today to 24 telecommunications companies to assist the Committee in its ongoing review of access charges and so-called "traffic pumping schemes."
Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Subcommittee Chairman Bart Stupak today announced that the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, regarding reports that Anthem Blue Cross, a subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., is increasing its premium rates by as much as 39% in the individual health insurance market in California.
Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Subcommittee Chairman Bart Stupak sent letters today to five automobile insurance companies requesting information regarding persistent consumer complaints of sudden unintended acceleration in vehicles manufactured by the Toyota Motor Corporation, and warnings the insurance companies may have provided to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about...
All Committee hearings scheduled for this week have been postponed due to inclement weather. New dates for the hearings are to be determined
Hearing on "An Examination of the Proposed Combination of Comcast and NBC Universal," Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet (February 4, 2010)
The Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet held a hearing titled, "An Examination of the Proposed Combination of Comcast and NBC Universal," on Thursday, February 4, 2010, in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing explored the potential impact on the media marketplace of the proposed joint venture agreement between Comcast and NBC Universal.
Hearing on "President's Fiscal Year 2011 Budget for the Department of Health and Human Services," Full Committee (February 4, 2010)
The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2011 budget of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified.
Chairman Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski regarding network neutrality and copyright enforcement.
Chairman Waxman and Subcommittee Chairman Stupak sent a letter to Yoshimi Inaba, President and COO of Toyota Motor North America, requesting a briefing on 2010 Prius braking issues in advance of the hearing on the Toyota recall on February 25.
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