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Upton’s Opening Remarks at Full Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a full committee markup, highlighting his concerns over the Democrats’ partisan COVID-19 relief efforts. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery "We all agree, the American people need help – there is no question about that. In fact, less than six weeks ago, we passed a $900 billion...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on COVID-19’s impact on the energy sector

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today in Washington, D.C. at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing titled, ““Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector.” Remarks as Prepared for Deliver Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It’s good to be back to work in D.C. with my colleagues. Several of our Republican members ar...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on saving energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing titled, “Saving Energy: Legislation to Improve Energy Efficiency and Storage.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s legislative hearing to examine six energy bills focused on energy efficiency and grid...

Upton applauds extension on Fentanyl Analogues Ban

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed S. 3201, the temporary extension on the fentanyl analogues ban. The U.S. House supported it with a strong bipartisan vote last week, passing it 320-88. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Without this extension, the b...

Upton’s opening remarks at a joint subcommittee hearing on the impact of wildfires

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today delivered the following opening remarks at a joint Subcommittee on Energy and Environment and Climate Change hearing on “Out of Control: The Impact of Wildfires on our Power Sector and the Environment.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s hearing to examine ...

Upton’s Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Markup of Energy Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a markup to consider a number of energy bills: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Today’s markup will cover nine bills. Several of these create new government spending programs within the Department of Energy, while others would reauthorize and expand programs that Congress ha...

Upton’s opening remarks at Full Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a full committee markup, highlighting his concerns over HR 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “MR CHAIRMAN. Every member in this room has been hearing from our constituents about the high cost of drugs. We passed legislation earlier this y...

Upton’s opening remarks at Full Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a full committee markup on 26 bills. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman for scheduling this Full Committee markup. We have 11 bills before us today that were reported by the Energy Subcommittee, and we have bipartisan agreement on almost all of them. I am pl...

Upton’s opening remarks on cybersecurity threats to the electric grid

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Keeping The Lights On: Addressing Cyber Threats To The Grid.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Today’s hearing continues the Subcommittee’s ongoing oversight of cybersecurity threats to the electric grid. While this is the first hearing specif...

Michigan Congressional Delegation Tours Brandon Road Lock and Dam, Draws Attention to Critical Project that Will Protect Great Lakes from Asian Carp

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Joliet, IL –Eleven Members of Michigan’s Congressional delegation today toured the Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Joliet, IL to highlight a critical project that will protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp. The Brandon Road Lock and Dam is a critical chokepoint in the Chicago waterway system. Last month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finished a final plan, which will give Congress the ability to...

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