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Format: 2014-04-16
Format: 2014-04-16
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  The hearing was titled, “A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program’s Outdated Benefit Structure.”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...
06/24/2013
Press Release
Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the decision by the Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling that had vacated the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) cross-state air pollution rule:
06/24/2013
Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Bruce Braley, Rep. Matthew Cartwright, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, and Sen. Al Franken joined today to call for regulatory action by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in light of today’s 5-4...
06/21/2013
Press Release
Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the fourth anniversary of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which gave FDA the authority to regulate the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products: