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Format: 2014-04-23
Format: 2014-04-23
07/08/2013
Press Release
Ranking Members Henry A. Waxman and Paul D. Tonko sent a letter to the Assistant Administrator of the EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Mathy Stanislaus, to request a response to previous inquiries on coal ash legislation.  During the April 11, 2013, Environment and the Economy Subcommittee hearing on coal ash legislation, Assistant Administrator Stanislaus offered 18...
06/28/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Friday, June 28, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Examining Reforms to Improve the Medicare Part B Drug Program for Seniors.”
06/28/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act:
06/27/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The was titled, “A Tangle of Trade Barriers: How India’s Industrial Policy is Hurting U.S. Companies.”
06/27/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Equipping Carriers and Agencies in the Wireless Era.”
06/26/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Challenges Facing America’s Businesses Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”
06/26/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program’s Outdated Benefit Structure.”
06/26/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard: Government Perspectives.” 
06/25/2013
Press Release
Today, the Democratic Staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee released a fact sheet on the success of the Clean Air Act, which has provided cleaner air and economic growth. Republican Members of Congress will criticize the President’s Climate Action Plan.  Already, House Speaker John Boehner has called the plan “absolutely crazy” and said it will “increase the...
06/25/2013
Press Release
Today the Co-Chairs of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change applauded President Obama’s plans to address climate change by limiting carbon pollution from existing and new power plants, developing new fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks, and setting new efficiency targets for appliances and buildings.  The plan also provides financial assistance for carbon capture and...