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Format: 2014-04-24
Format: 2014-04-24
03/06/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on Chairman Wheeler's media ownership proposal: 
03/05/2014
Floor Action
On March 5, 2014, the House began consideration of H.R. 3826 with one hour of general debate on the House floor.    The following amendments were offered to H.R. 3826: 1. Smith (TX)/Schweikert:  The amendment expands the scope of the bill and requires EPA Administrator to apply the bill’s requirements for setting emissions standards for new coal-fired power plants...
03/05/2014
Press Release
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), House Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) led a...
03/04/2014
Bill
H.R. 2126, the bipartisan "Better Buildings Act," includes provisions to improve the efficiency of federal buildings, develop a voluntary Tenant Star program to promote energy efficiency in spaces leased by tenants in commercial buildings, and identify best practices for the design and construction of new tenant spaces in commercial buildings.  The bill has broad stakeholder...
03/04/2014
Floor Action
On March 4, 2014, the House proceeded with forty minutes of general debate on H.R. 2126.  The legislation was passed by voice vote.  On March 5, 2014, a recorded vote took place where the legislation passed by a roll call vote of 375 - 36.
03/04/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors’ Benefits and Save Them Money.”  
02/28/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The FTC at 100:  Views from the Academic Experts.”  
02/27/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Counterfeit Drugs: Fighting Illegal Supply Chains.”
02/27/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Electricity.”  
02/27/2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. 3548, “Improving Trauma Care Act of 2013”; • H.R. 4080, “Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act”; • H.R. 1281, “Newborn Screening Saves...