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Format: 2014-04-17
Format: 2014-04-17
Apr 11, 2014
Press Release
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to Tribune Company President and CEO Peter Liguori to share the concerns of media and business experts on the Tribune Company’s proposed spinoff of its newspaper unit, which includes the Los Angeles Times.  The Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan newspaper in the country, serving as the primary source of news for millions of people in...
Mar 20, 2014
Press Release
Bipartisan House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today announced that General Motors Company CEO Mary Barra will testify at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. The committee has also invited National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David Friedman to testify on the same day. 
Mar 13, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Improving Sports Safety: A Multifaceted Approach.”  
Mar 4, 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...
Mar 4, 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.
Feb 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.”  
Feb 18, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 35 Democratic members of the California congressional delegation sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield strongly urging them to hold a hearing on the connection between climate change and the severe drought in the West.  
Feb 5, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The was titled “Protecting Consumer Information: Can Data Breaches Be Prevented?
Feb 5, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on CVS Caremark’s announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products by October 1:
Jan 29, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Neiman Marcus Group President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Katz requesting information and documents on the recent cybersecurity breach affecting Neiman Marcus customers.  The members seek to understand how the attack...