Ranking Members Cummings and Waxman Request Briefing and Information From Former Wal-Mart General Counsel on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Bribery Allegations
Today, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings and Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to Wal-Mart CEO Michael Duke after an examination of hundreds of internal documents relating to the Wal-Mart bribery allegations.
Hearing on "Where the Jobs Are: Promoting Tourism to America," Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (May 16, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled, “Where the Jobs Are: Promoting Tourism to America.”
Hearing on "Broadband Loans and Grants," Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (May 16, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing discussed broadband loans and grants.
Today Ranking Members Henry A. Waxman, Bobby L. Rush, and Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairman Upton renewing a request for a hearing on the practice of natural gas flaring at oil production facilities in the U.S. and its potential energy and environmental impact. The request follows a recent report that the U.S. shale boom caused global gas flaring to rise in 2011, reversing a downward...
Title I of this bill repeals several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This bill strikes section 1311 (a) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which provides monetary grants to states to plan and establish Exchanges. An Exchange is a mechanism for organizing the health insurance marketplace to help consumers and small businesses shop for coverage in a way that permits easy...
The Full Committee markup of the FDA User Fee Reauthorizations was held on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Opening statements took place on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 Rayburn.
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled, “Budget and Spending at HHS.”
Legislative Hearing on "H.R. 4273, Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act, and H.R. __, Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act," Subcommittee on Energy and Power (May 9, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on "The American Energy Initiative" on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing focused on H.R. 4273, the “Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2012”, and a Discussion Draft of H.R. ___, the “Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of...
Markup of H.R. __, a bill to reauthorize user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, Subcommittee on Health (May 8, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on May 8, 2012 in Rayburn House Office Building. Members approved bipartisan legislation to reauthorize user fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, establish user fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and reform FDA programs.
Levin, McDermott, Rangel, and Waxman Announce Briefing on the 5-Year Anniversary of the “May 10 Agreement” on Trade
Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin, Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim McDermott, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Emeritus Charles B. Rangel, and Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman announced a briefing on the fifth anniversary of the “May 10 Agreement” on trade. The briefing will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in B-318...