Speeches and Statements
Congressman Waxman, State Senator Lieu and State Senator-Elect Ben Allen Release Statement on UCLA Student Government Endorsement of Israel Divestment Policy
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":
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement today on taking a moment to celebrate Eid, an important Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan:
Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement today on the escalating crisis in Israel:
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision upholding EPA’s authority to limit carbon pollution from large industrial sources:
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield to request a hearing on the recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on climate change impacts and mitigation. The authoritative reports confirm that climate change is happening and everyone is vulnerable to its impacts. The science shows that the failure to act quickly to reduce carbon pollution will result in dangerous atmospheric concentrations of carbon pollution, temperature increases, and mounting costs.
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement in response to the FCC’s draft Open Internet Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:
Rep. Waxman and Sen. Whitehouse Renew Request for Information on Koch Industries’ Stake in Keystone XL Pipeline
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter to Koch Industries, following up on their letter last month regarding Koch Industries’ financial stake in the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Koch Industries’ Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary Mark Holden replied to the members’ letter last week but failed to provide any of the requested information about Koch Industries’ financial interest in the project.