Hearing on “Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act,” Subcommittee on Health (February 5, 2014)
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.”
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on CVS Caremark’s announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products by October 1:
Hearing on “Testing of Chemicals and Reporting and Retention of Information under TSCA Sections 4 and 8,” Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy (February 4, 2014)
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Testing of Chemicals and Reporting and Retention of Information under TSCA Sections 4 and 8.”
Ranking Members Waxman and Tonko Request Information on Areas of Agreement Between Industry and Public Interest Groups on TSCA Reform
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko sent letters to the American Chemistry Council President and Chief Executive Officer Calvin M. Dooley and Safer Chemicals Healthy Families Director Andy Igrejas seeking a document identifying areas of agreement for reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (...
On February 3, 2014, Ranking Members Henry A. Waxman and Anna G. Eshoo introduced H.R. 3982, the Open Internet Preservation Act. The legislation restores the 2010 Open Internet Rules struck down by the D.C. Circuit in January 2014 that prohibit broadband Internet service providers from engaging in discriminatory behavior online or blocking content altogether. Under the bill, the 2010...
Today Reps. Henry A. Waxman and Anna G. Eshoo introduced H.R. 3982, the Open Internet Preservation Act, with a Senate companion bill to be introduced by Sen. Ed Markey, to protect consumers and innovation online. Last month, the D.C. Circuit struck down the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet rules preventing broadband providers from blocking or discriminating against...
Today Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Co-Chairs Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse commented on the State Department release of the final supplemental environmental impact statement of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The statement includes projections of the carbon pollution impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline based on expected values for oil prices, tar sands...
Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a senior Democrat from California, who has played a leading role in the enactment of major health, consumer protection, environmental, telecommunications, and good government laws, released the following statement announcing his decision not to seek reelection to the House this fall:
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Neiman Marcus Group President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Katz requesting information and documents on the recent cybersecurity breach affecting Neiman Marcus customers. The members seek to understand how the attack...
H.R. 7, introduced by Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), takes unprecedented steps far beyond current law and places restrictions on how women can spend private dollars in purchasing health insurance that covers key women’s health benefits. The bill effectively bars coverage of key women’s health services in health plans sold in the marketplaces by preventing individuals and...