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I served as the Democratic staff director of a House oversight subcommittee during the administration of Republican President George H.W. Bush, when Democrats like John Dingell, Henry Waxman, and my old boss, Barbara Boxer, wielded their oversight authority aggressively enough to make agency ...
IN THE early 2000s, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., introduced legislation to create a national program that would allow power companies to buy carbon credits to offset the emissions they produced beyond a government-determined cap. Due to fierce public opposition, McCain's bills never made it out ...

Clean up your act, he threatened - or "we'll do it for you. And you don't want that." That could easily be a member of Congress at this week's Facebook hearings - but it was former Rep. Henry Waxman, chastising the MLB in a 2005 congressional committee on the steroid use controversy. In fact, the ...
One of the big trends in Democratic policy thinking since the 2016 elections has been the ever-increasing ranks of elected officials and advocates supporting single-payer health care. Indeed, in many parts of the country — most notably in the largest state, California — the main remaining question is ...
Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and John LaFalce (D-N.Y.) and former Speaker Tom Foley (D-Wash.). Foley, who lost his seat in the general election in 1994, died in 2013. His campaign started 2018 with $36,301. Waxman, who last ran in 2012, had $211,480, and LaFalce, who last ran in 2000, had $191,793.
As oil refineries struggled to comply with federal mandates for blending renewable fuels into the nation's gasoline and diesel supply, Bernard offered a solution: millions of dollars' worth of biofuel credits they could buy to help meet their obligation. The credits were ostensibly generated by biofuel companies ...

Instead, at the behest of corn lobbyists more than a decade ago, Congress ended up creating an arcane system, rife with fraud, that is destablizing fuel suppliers. "We made a mistake," says Henry A. Waxman, the former L.A. congressman who crusaded for its passage. Now, Washington can't figure out how ...
Henry Waxman explains why it took the FDA so long to regulate the nicotine in cigarettes. Deborah Netburn. By Deborah Netburn. Mar 16, 2018 | 6:00 AM. Henry Waxman explains why it took the FDA so long to regulate the nicotine in cigarettes. Can limiting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes keep people from getting ...
enry Waxman is a household name in pharmaceutical circles — during his three decades on Capitol Hill, he helped write the Affordable Care Act and expand Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. He sponsored the 1984 Hatch-Waxman Act, which set up the modern infrastructure for ...
A group of Democrats apologized for the failed experiment that is the nation's ethanol mandate on Thursday, calling it a "flop" and introducing legislation that would phase out corn ethanol use in six years. “We made a mistake,” said Henry Waxman of California, the former Democratic chairman of the House ...
During the Reagan governorship and presidency, they pursued incremental leftward initiatives, like Henry Waxman's behind-the-scenes Medicaid expansion in the 1980s. During the Obama presidency, they charged ahead. Even after Republican Scott Brown's special election, victory deprived Democrats ...
March 3, 2018 -- From those who ran with Bob Holbrook when he was first elected to public office 35 years ago to those who run Santa Monica City Hall today, all have turned to the former mayor for guidance. We asked some of them to weigh in for this last part of our series celebrating Bob's more than three decades of ...
During the Reagan governorship and presidency, they pursued incremental leftward initiatives, like Henry Waxman's behind-the-scenes Medicaid expansion in the 1980s. During the Obama presidency, they charged ahead. Even after Republican Scott Brown's special election, victory deprived Democrats ...
The recipients are former Congressman Henry Waxman; former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger; Gina McCarthy, former EPA administrator; Mario Molina, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; and David G.
Other recipients of the Haagen-Smit Legacy Award were David Hawkins, a climate expert with the National Resources Defense Council; former Los Angeles congressman Henry Waxman; Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina and former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy.
Among the most vocal supporters of the bill is former Representative Henry Waxman, D-California, who co-sponsored (with Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah) the legal foundation for the US generics drug market: The Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984, referred to colloquially as ...
Henry A. Waxman. “One of the ways we can be valuable is to try to connect people dealing with challenging issues on the Hill now with people who have dealt with those issues in the past.” [Critics Point to Problems With Sexual Harassment Bill]. The website grew from an evening meeting in January at a ...

By Henry A. Waxman. Jun 22, 2017 | 1:05 PM. Republicans aren't just repealing Obamacare, they are gutting a guarantee of healthcare for. A Fontana, California Medi-Cal recipient with her 2-months-old son and 3-year-old daughter fills out paper work at a health clinic in Oct. 2013. (Los Angeles Times). Three million and ...
The disenchantment of the public toward Congress in 2018 bears striking similarities to the environment that lured the Class of 1974, the so-called “Watergate Babies,” including several whom became prominent political leaders: Tim Wirth of Colorado, Henry Waxman and Norm Mineta of California, Jim ...
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expressed concern over their potential health risks, the class of chemicals was included by politicians Barbara Boxer and Henry Waxman in their Consumer Product Safety bill. After being passed in 2008, the use of some phthalates in certain ...
Former Southern California lawmakers with zombie accounts include Miller; Henry Waxman, a Democrat who represented part of Los Angeles and nearby cities for 30 years; Democrat and current Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and Republican Howard “Buck” McKeon, who represented parts of ...
Henry Waxman, a Democrat, of California. The campaign's goal is to get Tyson to commit to a date to implement "a set of responsible, sustainable agricultural practices throughout their entire supply chain, starting with the way feed is grown," Pepitone-Nahas said. Those practices include managing manure, ...
PESTICIDES. Waxman rounds up backers for chlorpyrifos court fight. Amanda Reilly, E&E News reporter. Published: Thursday, January 25, 2018. Former Rep. Henry Waxman wants in on the court fight over U.S. EPA's decision to reject a proposed ban on a common farm chemical, and he's trying to round up other ...
Henry Waxman, D-Calif., sent out a note last week in which he lamented that the RFS legislation he supported in 2007 “has not stood the test of time.'' The letter accompanied a report by the Rethink Ethanol coalition that focused on the law's devastating unintended consequences. So who likes the program ...
Henry Waxman, D-Calif., sent out a note last week in which he lamented that the RFS legislation he supported in 2007 “has not stood the test of time.” So who likes the program? Big Corn, politicians who represent corn country and presidential hopefuls who want to win primaries and general elections in ...
Henry Waxman (D- CA), “It's time to admit that the [renewable fuel mandate] has fallen far short of its goals.” Article Tags. Energy Climate Change Environment. Sub-topics. Environment: Climate Change Energy: Ethanol Energy: Subsidies Environment: Water Quality Environment: Pesticides and DDT ...
I would hope that this committee and the public takes note that labeling a company as 'Republican' because of family members is inappropriate, and I would hope that we not do it again.” Whereupon committee chairman Henry Waxman delivered the punch line: “Well, the only one who has done it is you.
"In addition to his authorship of landmark legislation with Congressman Henry Waxman, spearheading pharmaceutical innovation, Sen. Hatch has been a tireless advocate for responsible self-care and measures that empower consumers through access to over-the-counter medicines and dietary ...
They outlaw inexpensive plans by prohibiting people from buying plans with too-large deductibles, or which don't cover everything former Democratic lawmakers Henry Waxman of California, Max Baucus of Montana, and Billy Tauzin of Louisiana decided they should cover. The web of mandates, subsidies, ...
Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “There has been [resistance] in the past, but we were in the minority. Now, if the committee requests information, [it] will be acting on behalf of the committee and they have a responsibility to respond. I'm not ...
Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) proposed the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act (also known as the Hatch-Waxman Act) that he authored and was approved and established government regulations for generic drugs in the U.S. and made it easier for generic drugs to enter the market.
Henry Waxman, who helped write the House version of the ACA. Conservative policy analyst Chris Jacobs sort of agrees with Waxman, though obviously by coming at it from the other side, noting Republicans' years of campaign promises to roll back the law's regulatory requirements. "I know the [Mitt] ...
Three million and $1.6 trillion. The first number represents an estimate of the children who would lose healthcare coverage under the bill Republican senators worked on in secret and finally unveiled on Thursday. The second number reflects the total amount of Medicaid cuts — in the form of the elimination ...
In discussions I had with then Congressman Henry Waxman while he was still in office, he told me that had tried, without success, to persuade the Republican leadership of the House of Representatives to not use Israel for partisan purposes. The difficulty was compounded when Prime Minister Netanyahu ...
Washington was consumed Wednesday with a fight between President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, his erstwhile Svengali. Their exchanges via book excerpts and press releases used up all the Beltway bandwidth. Even the campaign of the Senate's customarily laconic majority leader, Mitch ...
Sen. Thad Cochran, chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, hasn't presided over a hearing since early September. The Mississippi Republican has not given a speech on the Senate floor all year, and he's introduced only two bills during that time, both of them minor. To the extent that Cochran ...
Henry Waxman, who helped write the House version of the ACA. Conservative policy analyst Chris Jacobs sort of agrees with Waxman, though obviously by coming at it from the other side, noting Republicans' years of campaign promises to roll back the law's regulatory requirements. "I know the [Mitt] ...
But Representative Henry Waxman, another California Democrat, was more sympathetic. In remarks in 2006 in the Congressional Record praising Mr. Cooper, Mr. Waxman said, “The sanctity of our battlefield, monuments and veterans' institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay ...
Henry Waxman (D-CA) and did a stint in the Obama Administration as press secretary at the General Services Administration. At Lewis, she reports to Stephen Corsi, executive VP, who called Auchman a “highly respected PA and corporate communications practitioner." Category: PR Firms · Return to Nov.
“Bipartisan legislation, as was envisioned back in 2010 by then Congressman Henry Waxman and Cliff Stearns, would solve both the authority issue and end the gamesmanship on the substance of net neutrality rules,” according to Comcast's statement. That's possible, but net neutrality proponents ...
who vied to become the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee after then-Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said he was retiring.
Henry Waxman (D-California) called for the report after citing an increase in incidents across the board. The reports were the result of annual ...
(Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo) Frank Moss stands in front of Salt Lake City's federal courthouse that is named after him, Jan. 31, 2002.
Henry Waxman and Ed Markey, with crucial help from Speaker Nancy Pelosi — was sharply at odds with the various deformed and hideous ...
Henry Waxman's (D-Calif.) staff, the letter was partly inspired by a story from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.). Speier recently described an incident ...
Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) who founded the nonprofit TechCongress, and Kristin Nicholson, a former chief of staff to Rep. James Langevin (D-R.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) on Monday skipped a congressional moment of silence for the 26 victims of a gun massacre in Sutherland Springs, ...
Henry Waxman, a California Democrat, asks recipients to add their names to a letter that would be sent to key congressional leaders later this ...
Henry Waxman, one of the Orphan Drug Act's creators and champions, co-wrote a report on high drug prices for the Commonwealth Fund that ...
Earlier this year, the high prices caused one of the bill's creators and champions, former U.S. congressman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) ...


 

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