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Are Bots Flooding The FCC With Bogus Calls To Weaken Net Neutrality Rules?

Seems like there’s a lot of fakery in Washington these days — not just involving the president’s dim view of the Fourth Estate or bogus Time magazine cover. Today House Committee on Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ)...Show More Summary

House Energy and Commerce Committee to Hold Markup on NAM-Supported Ozone Bill

On June 28, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up H.R. 806, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017.” This bill would create a more flexible glide path... The post House Energy and Commerce Committee to Hold Markup on NAM-Supported Ozone Bill appeared first on Shopfloor.

US House committee split over rules affecting Apple's self-driving technology

Democrats and Republicans squared off on Tuesday during a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee meeting on self-driving cars, contesting policies which could ultimately affect both the testing and launch of products being developed by Apple.

US: Congress Releases Guidelines in Effort to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles

During a June 14 hearing, members from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation spoke to their game-changing ability to provide a safer alternative to traditional driving.

Protect Innovation and the Advancement of New Medicines

Today, the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee will mark up H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act (FDARA) of 2017. To ensure this critical legislation passes Congress far ahead of... The post Protect Innovation and the Advancement of New Medicines appeared first on Shopfloor.

Oregon Ground Zero in Congress’ Attack on Science

By Henry Waxman and Erica Stock. Former Congressman Henry A. Waxman spent 40 years serving in the US House of Representatives, serving as chairman and ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Show More Summary

RNC, Chamber Of Commerce Want Robocallers To Be Able To Spam Your Voicemail Without Your Phone Ringing

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The GOP’s leading campaign and fundraising arm, the Republican National Committee, has thrown its support behind an initiative that could allow marketing firms and robocallers to spam your voicemail inbox -- without your phone ever ringing. Show More Summary

U.S. Senators Call for Hearing on Fake News, Trump Media Hostility

As the treatment of reporters under the Trump administration continues to gain attention in Washington, two members of the Senate Commerce Committee have asked the panel to hold a hearing on the state of the media. Multichannel News reports that...

Senate Commerce Committee Advances Billfish Conservation Act

Alexandria, Va. – May 18, 2017 – Conservationists and anglers are applauding the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for advancing S. 396, the Billfish Conservation Act. The bill, introduced in February by U.S. Show More Summary

SpaceX outlines plans to deliver broadband via satellite by 2019

Elon Musk’s SpaceX appeared before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology yesterday to explain its plans for a constellation of satellites that could beam high-speed, low-latency internet access across the globe starting in the next two years. Show More Summary

Trumpcare Parlor Tricks

One would have expected Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, a senior member of the House GOP conference and respected former chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, to face either some berating or nasty looks from House Republican leaders...Show More Summary

Republicans still don't know whether they have enough votes to pass Obamacare repeal

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, the former chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, announced he was a "no."        

Trump FCC’s Plan to End Net Neutrality Rests on Alternative Facts and Empty Promises

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai testifies during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing on Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.  O n Wednesday, the head of Donald...Show More Summary

Past Presidents Required More Than 100 Days To Bag Big Legislative Wins

This week I will be in Washington, D.C., attending Evercore ISI’s Energy Policy & Geopolitics Conference, where I will be visiting senior staff from the White House infrastructure team and House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Democrats, Republicans at odds over sick leave bill

Democrats want to advance a universal sick leave bill despite opposition from Republicans on a legislative committee. The Legislature's Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee this week voted 5-4 … Click to Continue »

One of Trumpcare's creators has a hard time defending his work back home

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is one of the leaders responsible for Trumpcare. There are two committees taking the lead, and one of them is his, and he's been right there in the middle of crafting—if you could call it that—the so-far failed plan. Show More Summary

Commerce secretary next up for Senate confirmation questions

The confirmation process for Gov. Roy Cooper's Cabinet secretaries continues with his choice to lead the Commerce Department answering questions. Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland is anticipated before a Senate committee … Click to Continue »

Florida bill banning steroids for greyhounds headed to House

A bill that would ban injecting racing greyhounds in Florida with anabolic steroids is heading to the House floor. The House's Commerce Committee approved HB 743 on Tuesday. Florida is … Click to Continue »

Look at the buyer’s remorse on the GOP health-care bill

Republicans on the Ways and Means and on the Energy and Commerce committees already have cast votes for the America Health Care Act. In the House Budget Committee, all but three Republicans moved the bill along. Strangely, those who supported it don’t seem all that keen about their votes. We noted this week that Rep. […]

CV LOOP: GOP health care bill clears 2nd committee

HEALTH CARE // The House Republican health care bill was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee — the second committee to approve the plan. Democrats tried to stall the procedures with more than a dozen amendments during the 27-hour hearing. http://cvote.it/2nc9WHD HEALTH CARE // Conservatives in the House and Senate who have concerns about the health care [...]

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