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VA Launches New Caregiver Support Program

Recently launched by the National Council on Aging and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Building Better Caregivers (BBC) is a free online workshop that offers training and support to family caregivers of veterans.
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Rep. Waxman Announces Plans to Retire

After 40 years in Congress, Rep. Waxman announces plans to retire at the end of this Congress. Click here to view his full statement, review media coverage of his announcement, and download his record of accomplishments.
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Rep. Waxman Statement on GAO Report “Climate Change: USDA Needs to Better Track Progress and Develop More Relevant Information for Farmers”

Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the new GAO report, "Climate Change: USDA Needs to Better Track Progress and Develop More Relevant Information for Farmers":

Ranking Member Waxman Proposes New Path Forward for Strong Open Internet Rules

Oct 3, 2014 Press Release

Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler suggesting a new approach for protecting a free and open Internet. Under the hybrid approach outlined in the letter, the FCC would reclassify broadband providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act, and then use its authority under section 706 to establish three-bright line rules: a no blocking rule, a no throttling rule, and a no paid prioritization rule.

Ranking Members Waxman, Pallone, and DeGette Outline Key Questions on Ebola Outbreak

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr., and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton, Joe Pitts, and Tim Murphy outlining the key-short term and long-term questions that should be addressed in hearings on Ebola. Last month, these members urged Committee leaders to hold a hearing on the Ebola crisis.

Democratic House, Senate Leaders Release New Report Identifying Hundreds of Tobacco, E-Cigarette Ads and Images in Magazines with High Teen Readership

Sep 24, 2014 Press Release

Today Reps. Waxman, Dingell, Pallone, and DeGette, and Sens. Harkin, Rockefeller, Durbin, and Blumenthal released a new report that found that hundreds of tobacco advertisements and images glorifying smoking and e-cigarettes appear in magazines with large teen readerships.

Feinstein, Boxer, Waxman Urge VA to Address Widespread Mismanagement at West Los Angeles VA

Sep 17, 2014 Letters

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both D-Calif.) and Congressman Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) today urged Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to quickly respond to a General Accountability Office (GAO) report detailing widespread mismanagement of land-use agreements at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Rep. Waxman Statement on Confirmation of Jeff Baran as NRC Commissioner

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Jeff Baran as a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission:

Ranking Members Waxman, Pallone, and DeGette Request Hearing on Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Sep 4, 2014 Press Release

Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr., and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton, Joe Pitts, and Tim Murphy requesting a hearing on the rapidly growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The letter was sent in the wake of an urgent warning by CDC Director Thomas Frieden that “I could not possibly overstate the need for an emergency response” and that the virus is “spiraling out of control.”

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