Archives

Format: 2014-04-20
Format: 2014-04-20
06/13/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “Title I of the Toxic Substance Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact.”
06/12/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “The Need for Medicaid Reform: A State Perspective.”
06/12/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “The Satellite Television Law: Repeal, Reauthorize, or Revise?”  
06/08/2013
Press Release
Today President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an agreement to reduce emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are extremely potent greenhouse gases.
06/07/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement praising President Obama’s speech to highlight implementation of the Affordable Care Act in California:
06/07/2013
Press Release
Continuing its bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released the fourth in a series of white papers examining a number of issues emerging with the current system. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) are leading this effort to review the law and its implementation and are...
06/05/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearingwas titled, “Reforming SGR: Prioritizing Quality in a Modernized Physician Payment System.”  
06/05/2013
Markup
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a markup on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements.  The Subcommittee reconvened on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Building in open markup session on the legislation.  The Subcommittee considered H.R. 2218, the “Coal Residuals Reuse and...
06/05/2013
Press Release
Today the Co-Chairs of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change sent a letter to President Obama urging him to discuss joint action to address climate change with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming summit in California.  The letter focuses on the opportunity for the United States and China to reach agreement to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are extremely...
06/05/2013
Press Release
With Congress gridlocked on a host of issues, President Obama has pledged to take action in its stead, particularly on issues related to energy and the environment.  Unfortunately, according to a letter sent last night by a group of Senate and House Democrats, critical actions to protect public health, workers safety, the environment, and save money are being delayed.