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Format: 2014-07-25
Format: 2014-07-25
09/27/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the new report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
09/27/2013
Press Release
Leaders from the House committee overseeing health policy today introduced legislation to help ensure the safety of compounded drugs and our nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain.  The Drug Quality and Security Act, H.R. 3204, was introduced in the House by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and cosponsored by Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Joe Pitts, Frank Pallone, Jr., Tim...
09/26/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the new draft report issued by the Department of State on U.S. actions to address climate change:
09/26/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller calling on him to reject an application by AES to repower the Redondo Beach power plant, instead urging him to work with AES and the local community on a plan for site redevelopment.  The Redondo Beach power plant cannot continue to operate as...
09/26/2013
Press Release
Following new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showing a dramatic increase in the use of e-cigarettes among children and youth, twelve members of Congress today called on nine e-cigarette makers to provide additional information regarding the sale, distribution, labeling, and marketing of their products to children and teens.  Currently, e-cigarettes are...
09/25/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the new report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on premiums and competition in the health insurance marketplace in 2014:
09/25/2013
Press Release
Leaders from the Senate and House committees overseeing health policy today announced that they have reached an agreement on legislation to help ensure the safety of compounded drugs and our nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain. This legislation, the Drug Quality and Security Act, reflects a bipartisan, bicameral effort to improve drug safety and help prevent a future public health crisis...
09/23/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna G. Eshoo sent a letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce, and Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn to urge them to work closely with  federal, regional,...
09/20/2013
Press Release
Today the co-chairs of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change applauded newly proposed limits from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on carbon pollution from new power plants.  The proposed rules would apply to coal and natural gas-fired power plants built in the future and would help reduce the carbon pollution that is contributing to global climate change.
09/19/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Two Weeks Until Enrollment:  Questions for CCIIO.”