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Format: 2014-10-26
Format: 2014-10-26
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:
02/21/2014
Press Release
The Committee on Energy and Commerce Democratic staff released a memorandum on a report from the CMS Office of the Actuary entitled, "Report to Congress on the impact on premiums for individuals and families with employer-sponsored health insurance from the guaranteed issue, guaranteed renewal, and fair health insurance premiums provisions of the Affordable Care Act."
02/20/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the adoption of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that addresses the accuracy of caller location information for all wireless 911 calls:
02/20/2014
Press Release
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter to Sen. John McCain and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich responding to their criticisms of Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech in Indonesia on the dangers of climate change.  
02/19/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission's announcement that the FCC will reinstate the Open Internet Rules, which had been struck down by the D.C. Circuit earlier this year: 
02/18/2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 35 Democratic members of the California congressional delegation sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield strongly urging them to hold a hearing on the connection between climate change and the severe drought in the West.  
02/18/2014
Press Release
Democratic leadership and the chairs of the committees involved in drafting the Affordable Care Act have joined a brief defending the use of tax credits on federally-run health insurance Marketplaces in the case of Halbig v. Sebelius in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
02/13/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of its global initiative against infectious diseases: