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Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...made."We are not out of the woods by any stretch," said Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "Our oversight efforts will continue as problems still persist, and more needs to be done to protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...the problem has happened outside high humidity areas.Also Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office to investigate NHTSA. The committee contends the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/feds-pressure-air-bag-make
Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

...action 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/congress-blasts-national-h
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...of 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

...Takata nor NHTSA identified a cause.The problem also is drawing attention from Congress. Members for the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked NHTSA to brief them on the air bags. They plan to meet with automakers.Kathryn Henry, a spokeswoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-22/government-ups-air-bag-war
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...propensity 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
Government safety agency missed Cobalt clues

...vehicles" 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-28/government-safety-agency-m
Week in Review

...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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-18/week-review
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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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-03-26/gingrey-announ
Republicans question rush in loan to solar panel maker

...000 in 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-09-14/republicans-question-rush-