Issues In Focus

Powering the Future

War on Coal Claims More Casualties | January 8, 2013

The high cost of EPA regulations is forcing the retirement of a string of coal-fired power plants across the state of Georgia.

The Idea Lab

White House's "All-of-the-Above but Nothing-from-Below" Energy Policy is Harming the Middle Class | February 15, 2013
By Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA)Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy 

E&C; Analysis

Committees Launch Obamacare Burden Tracker | February 6, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce Committees today unveiled the Obamacare Burden Tracker (#ObamacareBurden).  The Burden Tracker is a real-time online resource to help the public keep track of a

The Exam Room

Kinzinger Appears On the Record with Greta Van Susteren to Discuss HHS’ Latest Obamacare Regulations | January 31, 2013
Greta: “The costs are necessarily going to rise for everybody else so it’s not quite as cheap as everyone had, at least that the administration had said it was. Is that true?”

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In the Committee

On Friday, February 15, the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy will hold a hearing on "The Role of the States in Protecting the Environment Under Current Law.” The subcommittee will hear from state officials responsible for implementing state and federal environmental laws, including state regulations of solid waste, drinking water, and hydraulic fracturing. More here.

On the Floor

On February 12, 2013, the House approved The Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act (H.R. 235), authored by Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Lois Capps (D-CA), that would provide demonstration grants to states with a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to streamline state-licensing requirements for military veteran EMTs to prevent unnecessary duplication in training.

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