WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. The legislation ensures that major regulations, those that would have an annual affect of $100 million on the economy, will come to Congress for an up or down vote.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the passage of H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act, H.R. 1734. The legislation will allow states to create their own permit process regarding management, disposal and recycling of coal ash, a byproduct of coal energy. H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment held a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields program. This is a highly successful program aimed at identifying and cleaning up potentially contaminated properties.
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the President’s press conference about yesterday’s announcement of the agreement with Iran, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This morning, the House Committee on Agriculture passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, sending the bill to the House floor for a vote. H.R. 1599 ensures national uniformity in labeling non-genetically modified foods.
After approval and passage by the committee, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs applauds his colleagues on the passage of a series of bills focused on helping small businesses and veterans. On Monday evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act, which directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) to eliminate the fees made to loan applications from veterans.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the release of the Supreme Court’s decision on King v. Burwell, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, the House passed the Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 to delay the EPA’s implementation of their Clean Power Plan (CPP). Last June, the EPA released a proposal for existing power plants. Under this plan, every state would be required to submit plans on their emissions goals.