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    Air Quality Standards

    Janet McCabe testified at a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to revise national air quality standards for ground-level ozone. A final decision by…

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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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    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 Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held a ceremonial swearing-in for members of the 114th Congress. 

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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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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Dr. Tom Frieden and other public health officials testified on the federal response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Dr. Frieden urged lawmakers to approve President…

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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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    Secret Service Oversight

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson was among three witnesses who testified at a hearing on Secret Service response to a September 2014 White House security breach, and similar security…

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    House Session, Part 1

    After One Minute speeches, the House debated H.R. 1717, dealing with employee healthcare plans.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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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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    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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    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

    The House took up a number of bills for consideration, including H.R. 3308, which would require federal agencies to disclose ads they sponsor or materials they provide that are paid for by…

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    House Session

    The House worked to complete action on a bill (HR3590) to ease restrictions on hunters and fishermen utilizing federal public lands. Roll call votes on two amendments were scheduled to…

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    HealthCare.gov Web Site Implementation

    Gary Cohen, a senior Obama administration official involved with implementing the Affordable Care Act, testified on the problems related to the implementation of the Healthcare.gov Web…

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    Communications Law Changes

    Four former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testified on ways to improve the Communications Act, which was last updated in 1997. Much of the testimony focused on the…

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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testified on the agency’s goals. Much of the hearing was about the agency’s upcoming spectrum auction, as well as the…

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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on upcoming legislation to reorganize their agency.

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    Online Gaming

    Witnesses testified on the various issues related to the regulation of online gaming and enforcement of the Internet Poker Freedom Act. The act would establish a program for licensing…

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