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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session and voted on amendments to H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, which reauthorizes NIH funding for three years and seeks to promote the…

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    House Session

    The House approved a bill that increases timber production on federal lands. House leadership pulled the fiscal year 2016 bill to fund the Department of Interior and the Environmental…

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    Health Care for September 11 Victims

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Director John Howard testified at a hearing on the bill to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th…

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    Restaurant and Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

    Witnesses testified about menu labeling guidelines set forth by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as mandated in the Affordable Care Act. The guidelines require restaurants and…

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    Takata Air Bag Recall

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on concerns that air bags made by Japanese auto supplier Takata could deploy too forcefully, thus spraying metal fragments inside the vehicle. In May…

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    Quadrennial Energy Review

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on the Obama administration’s first quadrennial energy review. The report provided policy recommendations for modernizing…

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    House Session

    The House debated and voted on H. Res. 173, a bill to replace the Medicare reimbursement formula for doctors, also known as the “doc fix,” and to reauthorize the…

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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on her department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. Topics included…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before a joint hearing of two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees about the agency’s fiscal year 2016 budget.

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    Republican Leaders on Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

    House Republican leaders and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) spoke to reporters about a Senate-passed bill that would authorize construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which the House was…

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    House Session

    Following one minutes speeches, the House debated under suspension of the rules H.R. 431, which authorizes a Congressional Gold Medal for civil rights supporters who participated in the…

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    House Session

    The House debated and approved H.R. 351, a bill that would expedite the federal permitting process for natural gas exports. 

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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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