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Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

...came on a rough day for the beleaguered agency. On Tuesday morning, majority Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a report saying NHTSA should have discovered GM's faulty ignition switches in 2007, seven years before...
NCAA Presi­dent Mark Emmert calls for 'scholarships for life'

...him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."Emmert faced a skeptical Senate Commerce Committee and said he feels college sports "works extremely well for the vast majority" and that the overall current model...
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Clinical Urologists.Gingrey also serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and received big checks from political committees of companies that fall under its scope, such as Comcast, Exxon...
Government safety agency missed Cobalt clues

...or the U.S. passenger car fleet, according to a letter released earlier this month by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.But Ditlow says comparisons with peers are less important than simply watching the numbers and taking action...
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...for illogical and counterproductive rulemaking.""This rule is all pain and no gain," said House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich. "This winter's cold snap underscores just how vulnerable American families and...
Rep. John Barrow announces Congress subcommittee assignments

...directly impacts the folks in the 12th District," Barrow said."I'm excited to continue work on the Energy and Commerce Committee, and I look forward to working with the communities in Georgia in each of these issue areas."
Gingrey to announce US Senate bid

...explain the unexplainable," Gingrey told the newspaper on March 11.Gingrey is co-chair of the GOP Doctors Caucus, formed to challenge President Obama's health care overhaul. He also serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Week in Review

...Federal officials confirmed salmonella contamination at a factory in Blakely, Ga., that ships peanut products to 85 food companies. On Capitol Hill, the House Energy and Commerce Committee requested records as it opened its own inquiry.
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Is reapportionment good for Aiken County?

...excelled in Washington, D.C., as an expert on energy matters, and has been promised a seat on the Energy and Commerce Committee in his next term. This would make him even more valuable to Aiken County and SRS specifically.Realistically...
Republicans question rush in loan to solar panel maker

...early 2008 to Dutko Worldwide to handle Solyndra's loan application.Republican lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee's investigations panel are questioning why there was a rush to approve the loan and whether the entire loan guarantee...