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Format: 2014-07-30
Format: 2014-07-30
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. 
11/12/2013
Press Release
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change will host Stanford Professor Jon Krosnick to discuss Americans' opinions on climate change.  Professor Krosnick will present new data on the opinions of people living in nearly all U.S. states on key questions related to the existence, causes, and threat of climate change, whether actions should be taken to...
11/04/2013
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette, and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr., sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg warning that electronic cigarette companies are targeting young smokers with the same advertising and marketing practices that major cigarette...
11/01/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Administration’s Executive Order on Climate Preparedness:
11/01/2013
Press Release
The Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change strongly supports the executive order issued by President Obama today to enhance climate preparedness and resilience for the United States.  This order firmly grounds Administration policy in the realities of climate science and acknowledges the variety of challenges that our country will face in coming years due to increasing erratic and dangerous...
10/31/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Chairman Fred Upton released the following joint statement on the Medicare physician payment proposal announced by the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee: