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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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    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 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. Votes are scheduled for 6:30pm ET. A two-thirds majority is 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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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the weekly Republican address from his committee room. He talked about legislation the House would take up the…

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    Power Plant Regulations

    Janet McCabe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon emissions regulations for existing power plants. The regulations would cut carbon pollution…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    Mary Barra and Anton Valukas testified on General Motor' internal report on why the automaker waited so long to issue a recall on a defective ignition switch found in certain…

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    FCC Oversight

    Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on the FCC’s proposed rule that would allow content providers…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra and David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, testified at a hearing on the automaker’s ignition switch…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated an aid bill for Ukraine. Members also considered a year-long extension for Medicare reimbursements for physicians, and extensions of several Medicare and Medicaid…

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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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    House Session

    The House passed, 238-181, a bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The formula is known as Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).

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    Satellite Television and Localism Act

    Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which governs the satellite television industry. One part of the law ensures access to local…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered eight bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 3370, a bill that would delay national flood insurance program premium increases passed in 2012. The…

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    House Pro Forma Session

    The House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session.  The House received a communication from Representative Robert Andrews (D-NJ) wherein he resigns as a member of the…

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