Energy and Commerce Committee


Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after announcing the subcommittee Republican Leaders for the 116th Congress.

"Republicans stand ready to work with our Democratic colleagues in the same bipartisan way by which the Energy and Commerce Committee delivered dozens of new laws tackling everything thing from opioids and safe drinking water, to reauthorizing the Federal Communications Commission and modernizing America’s Brownfields law in the last session of Congress," said the top Republican on the committee, Rep. Greg Walden. "The American...

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Walden and Pallone Applaud Passage of Bill to Improve Pandemic Preparedness, Modernize OTC Drug Regulation


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) issued the following joint statement today upon passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019:

“The bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 will strengthen our nation’s emergency preparedness and response efforts and modernize the nation’s regulatory framework for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs,” Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden said. “Thanks to this legislation our communities will be safer and better prepared for emergencies, and...

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President Trump Signs Four Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Bills Into Law


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed H.R. 1222, the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017, H.R. 1318, the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2017, H.R. 6615, the Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018, and H.R. 1733, a bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil, into law yesterday evening.

“These bipartisan bills, now signed...

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