E&C Republicans Request Hearings on Unaffordable Energy Costs Facing American Families
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans sent a letter to Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) on Friday requesting the Committee schedule oversight hearings with the Department of Energy (DOE) to address the energy crisis and preparations for the upcoming winter. Americans are facing rapidly rising and unaffordable energy prices, which is harming the economy and driving up inflation and household bills. The DOE is responsible for ensuring Americans have access to reliable and affordable energy.
The Committee members point to a letter they sent...
Leader Rodgers Commends Republican Whip Scalise on the Secure Equipment Act Becoming Law
Washington, D.C.--House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement commending House Republican Whip Steve Scalise’s (R-LA) Secure Equipment Act, which will safeguard U.S. telecommunications networks from untrusted vendors.
“The Secure Equipment Act is a major step towards securing America’s telecommunications infrastructure. Telecommunications technology from companies like China state-backed Huawei and ZTE pose a significant national security threat to our networks. This bipartisan legislation, which was signed into law yesterday, will prevent the use of equipment from companies that pose...
Rodgers Statement: This Reckless Tax and Spending Spree is NOT the Will of the American People
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement about Speaker Pelosi’s grand socialist agenda.
“The Senate infrastructure bill and the massive tax and spending spree are not the will of the American people. The Democrats’ radical agenda to spend a reckless amount of money will raise costs and make it even harder for people to build a better life. It will lead to blackouts, unaffordable electricity bills, tax hikes, jobs destroyed, weak defenses against our adversaries like China and Russia, no hope...
The U.S. Needs a National Privacy Standard, not a Patchwork of Conflicting and Confusing State Laws
Americans are sharing more of their personal information online than ever before, which is why it is time for a national privacy...
Leader Rodgers on Fox Business: Democrats ‘Doubling Down’ on Spending Bills No Matter the ‘Collateral Damage’
ICYMI: House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today appeared on Fox Business Network’s Mornings with Maria to discuss President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grand socialist scheme. With House Democrats stopping at nothing to pass their radical agenda, Leader Rodgers highlighted the devastating consequences for American families.
Clearly, the Democrats did not get the message on Tuesday that America is rejecting the grand socialist scheme that Speaker Pelosi is jamming through Congress.
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Leader Rodgers Statement in Health Subcommittee Markup of 9 Bills
Washington, D.C.– Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following remarks today in a Health Subcommittee markup.
As prepared for delivery:
“Thank you for today’s subcommittee markup. Going through subcommittee, through regular order leads to better policy and better outcomes.
“Before I speak about today’s bills, I’d like to address the elephant in the room, new provisions in the tax and spending spree that haven’t had the chance for a robust debate through our Committee.
“The new version of the tax...