Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Release Memo on Inaccuracies in Republican Solyndra Loan Guarantee Report
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette released a memo written by the Democratic staff noting inaccuracies and omissions in a Republican staff report on the Solyndra loan guarantee.
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a statement on the new IMS Health study published by the Generic Pharmaceuticals Association (GPhA), which found that generic drugs saved consumers over $1 trillion dollars over the past decade, with $193 billion saved in the last year alone.
Today with a bipartisan vote of 3-39, the Energy and Commerce Committee rejected a proposal to terminate the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program. With this vote, the Department receives a strong bipartisan signal that it should continue its mission to help capital-intensive clean energy projects move forward. This will enhance the nation’s global competitiveness and promote the development of low carbon energy technology....
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a statement on new guaranteed preventive health care services for women taking effect in many health plans beginning tomorrow, August 1, as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
On Friday, July 20, Rep. Henry Waxman held a Telephone Town Hall with seniors in the 30th Congressional District to discuss the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for seniors.
Ranking Members Waxman and Rush Urge Committee to Hold Hearing on Climate Change as the Nation Battles Wildfires and Extreme Weather
Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Metro Board consideration of the Century City stop proposals:
Important changes are usually hard-fought, not just in the Congress but also in the courts.
This month is the two-year anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Many of the key benefits and protections of this landmark law are already being implemented and many more provisions will soon go into effect. To assist the public in understanding the impact of the new law, the Democratic Staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee has prepared reports on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for every congressional district.