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    Environmental Protection Agency Coal Ash Rule

    Federal regulators and energy industry officials testified at a House Environment Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the disposal of coal ash from power plants and its effects on…

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    Open Internet

    Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Internet freedom and net neutrality. Net neutrality, also known as “open Internet,” refers to the…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House voted 253-169 to pass H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated H.R. 3, a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The House voted 266-153 to pass the bill.

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    House Session

    The House passed, 230-182, H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, and rejected a Democratic motion to recommit. 

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    Takata Airbag Defects

    Automaker executives and federal safety officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on defects in vehicular airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata that…

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    Cancer Research

    House Energy and Commerce Chair, Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered a keynote address at a Brookings Institution conference on clinical cancer research. His remarks preceded a…

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    House Session

    House members debated four bills under suspension of the rules and passed H.R. 4012, which requires the EPA to disclose the scientific data it uses to justify its regulations. Members…

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    House Members on U.S. Response to Ebola

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and other lawmakers called for a travel ban on flights from West African countries following a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing with…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden and other federal health officials testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola. They addressed issues…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House debated a combined rule for H.R. 2 and H.R. 4, two anti-regulatory bills, following a vote in favor of a rule governing the debate. Final votes on the legislation are…

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    Prescription Drugs and Medical Advances

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other government and private sector healthcare leaders testified about ongoing medical community efforts to improve and develop and new treatments and…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act. The bill that allows insurance companies the option to continue offering all group-market plans until 2018.…

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    House Republican Agenda

    House Republican leaders held a news conference after their weekly caucus to report the concerns they heard from constituents during the August recess. Speaker John Boehner also…

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    Medical Cures and Innovation

    Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) held a roundtable discussion as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative. Panelists discussed the…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated 16 bills under suspension of the rules. A two-thirds majority was needed for passage.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a rule for two bills, H.R. 4718 and H.R. 5016. Later they continued work on amendments to H.R. 4923, a bill that would provide appropriations for energy and water programs…

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    Biomedical Innovation

    Officials from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the University of Michigan Medical School testified on the state of biomedical innovation and the…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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