Upton: Committee Democrats’ Green New Deal-Style Energy Policies Will Kill Jobs
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader for Energy Fred Upton delivered opening remarks at today's subcommittee hearing on preserving jobs and avoiding Green New Deal-style energy and environment policies.
Excerpts and highlights from his remarks:
THE IMPORTANCE OF BIPARTISAN CLEAN ENERGY LEGISLATION
“Thank you Chairman Rush, for holding today’s virtual hearing. This is the first legislative hearing in the Subcommittee this Congress, after a big bipartisan success with the passage of the Energy Act of 2020 just three months ago.
“The Energy Act of 2020 is the most significant energy...
Bipartisan E&C Leaders Call on Internet Providers to Raise Awareness of Emergency Broadband Benefit
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), and subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) wrote to nine internet service providers (ISPs) and several trade associations today urging them to participate in and help make consumers aware of the newly created Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program, which will help struggling Americans afford high-speed internet. The $3.2 billion program was created as part of the final omnibus appropriations bill in December and...
Committee Leaders Request Full Accounting of How CPSC Spends Newly Appropriated $50 Million
WASHINGTON – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Republican Leader on the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), along with U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, sent a letter to Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Acting Chairman Robert Adler asking for a full accounting of the $50 million...
Rodgers: The Majority is Choosing a Path to Government Run Health Care
Washington, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered opening remarks during Tuesday’s Health Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act and the Left’s march toward socialized medicine. Her remarks focused on achievable solutions Republicans and Democrats should be working on to lower health care costs, not give the government more control in health care.
Excerpts and highlights from her remarks:
COMMITTEE HEALTH CARE WINS IN DECEMBER
“With the fast paced, partisan start to the year, I want to remind my colleagues how this committee worked together to...