Leading Energy and Commerce Democrats Clarify Congressional Intent of Spectrum Provisions, Urge Serious Consideration of DOJ Views
Today Reps. Waxman, Eshoo, Markey, DeGette, Doyle, and Matsui sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Genachowski regarding the spectrum provisions in the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012. The letter from the Democratic members was sent in response to a recent letter from Reps. Upton, Walden and other Republican members of the Energy and Commerce Committee...
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a new report on the state by state impacts of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Repealing the law would go back to the days when insurance companies were in charge, costs were skyrocketing, and tens of millions of Americans either had no coverage or coverage they could not depend on. The complete state by state...
H.R.1580 is a bipartisan bill that upholds that it is the policy of the United States to preserve and advance the multistakeholder model that governs the Internet.
Floor Action on H.R. 1580, "A bill to affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance"
On May 14, 2013, the House met to consider H.R. 1580. The legislation passed with a roll call vote of 413 - 0.
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements on H.R. 271, Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013; H.R. 1407, Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2013, as amended by the Subcommittee on Health; and H.R. 1919, Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013....
Rep. Waxman Lauds Covered California Awards to Community Organization for Affordable Care Act Outreach and Education
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on Covered California award of grants to community organizations for outreach and education on the Affordable Care Act:
Committee Democrats Release Memorandum Criticizing Republican Staff Report on Impact of the Affordable Care Act
Today the Democratic Staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee released a memorandum to Democratic members and staff analyzing a Republican staff report on the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Hearing on “American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy Resource Landscape,” Subcommittee on Energy and Power (May 9, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy Resource Landscape.”