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:
Rep. Waxman believes the top priority for this Congress should be putting America back to work.
Rep. Waxman strongly opposes efforts to end Medicare and cut Medicaid.
Rep. Henry A. Waxman has been long regarded as an effective voice for Americans in an era when special interests often dominate public discourse.
Rep. Waxman is a longtime champion of environmental protection and believes climate change is an environmental issue, an economic issue, and also a fundamentally a moral issue.
New data demonstrates the benefits that the Affordable Care Act has already provided to seniors, young adults, small businesses, and many others in Rep. Waxman’s district as a result of its implementation.
Rep. Waxman has opposed every effort in Congress to restrict a woman’s right to choose a safe abortion and is a fierce advocate for women's health.
Rep. Waxman serves as a Congressional appointee to the U.S. Holocaust Museum’s Memorial Council, and is committed to promoting Holocaust remembrance and pursuing restitution for Holocaust survivors