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2009-10-30 13:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Registered Nurses from the California Nurses Association, activist doctors from the California Physicians Alliance, school employees from the California School Employees Association, and workers and healthcare advocates from the Labor Taskforce on Guaranteed Healthcare will lead a protest Friday at the offices of U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman. In his role as House floor manager of the national healthcare bill, Waxman played a leading role in removing...

2009-10-21 18:22:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and the chairs of the three committees leading the health reform effort, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, Chair of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Rep. George Miller, Chair of the Committee on Education and Labor, reaffirmed their commitment today to permanent reform of the Medicare physician payment formula (the...

2009-08-04 15:51:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on a new report from the Energy Information Administration, which validates previous estimates of the low costs and large benefits of the American Clean Energy and Security Act that the House passed in June: "Another report has confirmed that clean energy is a good investment for our economy and for our energy security. "The Energy Information Agency estimates that the American Clean...

2009-07-14 18:40:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Chairman Henry Waxman, Chairman Charles Rangel, Chairman George Miller, Chairman John Dingell and other senior House Democrats held a press conference in the Capitol this afternoon to discuss legislation introduced today by the Tri-Committees on health care reform. Below is a transcript of the entire press conference. Speaker Pelosi. Good afternoon. This is indeed a happy day, for today...

2009-07-14 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Chairman Henry Waxman, Chairman Charles Rangel, Chairman George Miller, Chairman John Dingell and other senior House Democrats held a press conference in the Capitol this afternoon to discuss legislation introduced today by the Tri-Committees on health care reform. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks and closing statement. A transcript of the entire press conference will be sent later....

2009-07-08 15:10:00

JOPLIN, Mo., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new letter to the three key leaders shaping the developing U.S. House of Representatives' health reform bill - Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Education and Labor Chairman George Miller (D-CA) - the Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) expressed concern that the legislative discussion draft, as now proposed, could harm seniors' care, cut thousands of key frontline care...

2009-06-28 13:04:38

A TV actress who plays a forensic anthropologist asked U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., to support a bill that would phase out some experiments on chimpanzees. The Great Ape Protection Act, introduced recently in the House, would phase out invasive experiments on chimpanzees and would release federally owned chimps to sanctuaries. Emily Deschanel, who portrays Dr. Temperance Bones Brennan in the crime drama Bones, late last week asked Waxman, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce...

2009-06-26 18:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Meadows, president of The Wilderness Society, today praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing and sending to the Senate the American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454), the landmark energy and climate package sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.). Meadows' statement follows: "When the history of the 21st century is written, historians will mark 2009 as the beginning of an energy revolution...

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2009-06-18 06:05:00

On Wednesday, a U.S. House Committee passed a measure to increase government influence over the U.S. food supply, The legislation would be the largest reform of the food safety system over the last half-century. A number of outbreaks tied to lettuce, peppers, spinach, peanuts, and peanut butter in recent years has led government officials to push for giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration more authority. The bill passed by the House Committee will increase the FDA's power, granting...

2009-06-16 08:32:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection Chairwoman Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), and Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment Chairman Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced H.R. 2868: The Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act of...


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