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Format: 2014-07-26
Format: 2014-07-26
11/14/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Obamacare Implementation Problems: More than Just a Broken Website.”  In addition, the Subcommittee discussed H.R. 3362, a bill to require transparency in the operation of American Health Benefit Exchanges.  
11/13/2013
Bill
H.R. 2094 was introduced by Congressmen Roe and Hoyer on May 22, 2013, with bipartisan support. The bill is similar legislation to a revised version of H.R. 3627, which was introduced by the Congressional pair in the 112th Congress. H.R. 2094 amends provisions of the Children’s Asthma Treatment Grants Program to provide for an additional preference to states that allow...
11/13/2013
Bill
H.R. 1518 is bipartisan legislation introduced on April 11, 2013, by Rep. Ed Whitfield and original cosponsor Rep. Jan Schakowsky, along with other members.  The bill seeks to end the practice of horse soring (causing injury to a horse's limb in order to accentuate competitive ability) by tightening enforcement, strengthening penalties, and banning certain techniques not covered by the...
11/13/2013
Bill
S. 1009, the "Chemical Safety Improvement Act," was introduced in the Senate on May 22, 2013, by Senators Frank Lautenberg and David Vitter.  The bill was initially considered a significant bipartisan compromise.  Subsequent testimony at Energy and Commerce Committee hearings raised concerns, including: 1) S. 1009 does not fix EPA's inability to obtain testing data, 2) S....
11/13/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, 2013, was rescheduled and held on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Challenges and Opportunities in the 5GHz Spectrum Band.”
11/13/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “S. 1009, Chemical Safety Improvement Act.”
11/13/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “H.R. 1518, a bill to amend the Horse Protection Act.”
11/13/2013
Press Release
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, co-chairs of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change, released new state-by-state data on Americans’ views on climate change.  The new polling data shows how Americans in different states view the issue of climate change and specific policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions.  The data was prepared by Stanford University...
11/12/2013
Floor Action
On November 12, 2013,  S. 330 was considered under suspension of the rules and passed by voice vote.  
11/12/2013
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield requesting that the Committee hear from experts about the relationship between climate change and extreme storms causing immense damage, like Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.