Speeches and Statements

Dec 15, 2014

Speeches 1975 – 2014

Oct 16, 2014

Rep. Waxman Statement on GAO Report “Climate Change: USDA Needs to Better Track Progress and Develop More Relevant Information for Farmers”

Issues: Energy & Environment

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":

Jul 29, 2014

Rep. Waxman Statement on Celebrating Eid-al-Fitr

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:

Jul 11, 2014

Ranking Member Waxman Statement on Violence in Israel

Issues: Foreign Affairs

Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement today on the escalating crisis in Israel:

Jun 23, 2014

Rep. Waxman Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision in UARG v. EPA

Issues: Energy & Environment

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:

May 1, 2014

Ranking Members Waxman and Rush Call for Hearing on Latest Findings from IPCC Reports

Issues: Safe Climate Caucus, Energy & Environment

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.

Apr 24, 2014

Ranking Member Waxman Statement on FCC’s Draft Open Internet Rules

Issues: Technology & Innovation

Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement in response to the FCC’s draft Open Internet Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:

Apr 17, 2014

Rep. Waxman and Sen. Whitehouse Renew Request for Information on Koch Industries’ Stake in Keystone XL Pipeline

Issues: Energy & Environment

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.

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