Fred Upton

Fred Upton’s Quiet Revolution

Oftentimes, revolutions are noisy and people get hurt. But Rep. Fred Upton, Republican of Michigan, is leading a quiet revolution where people are being helped—we need more of that kind of revolution.

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Busted Obamacare Website Has Already Cost Taxpayers $840 Million

A newly released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reveals that the Obama administration’s disastrous management of the construction of the Obamacare website cost U.S. taxpayers $840 million. That figure could climb even higher, as entire sections of the Obamacare website,

Busted Obamacare Website Has Already Cost Taxpayers $840 Million

GOP REPORT: 1 in 3 Obamacare 'Enrollees' Haven't Paid

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans issued a report Wednesday saying that one-third of people who signed up for health insurance through new federal exchanges hadn’t paid their first month’s premium as of mid-April, which could undermine the Obama administration’s claims

GOP REPORT: 1 in 3 Obamacare 'Enrollees' Haven't Paid

Democrats Want Hearing on Methane Emissions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) —Two Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said they wanted to hold hearings to assess methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector. U.S. Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Bobby Rush, D-Ill., members

Democrats Want Hearing on Methane Emissions

39 Democrats Break With Obama to Pass Upton 'Fix'

On Friday, the House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) that would allow insurers to continue to offer policies on the individual market. The vote was  261-157. Thirty-nine Democrats voted for the Upton Amendment, which is

39 Democrats Break With Obama to Pass Upton 'Fix'

Another Month of Fixes for ObamaCare Website

(AP) Another month of fixes for health care websiteBy RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated PressWASHINGTONIt should be working well by the end of November. That’s the Obama administration’s rough timetable for completing a long list of fixes to HealthCare.gov, the new, trouble-plagued website

Another Month of Fixes for ObamaCare Website

GOP Widens Probe of Sebelius Fundraising for Enroll America

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who obviously wields enormous power of the nation’s health care industry, has been aggressively seeking donations from the industry to fund a private non-profit, Enroll America. The non-profit is led by veterans of the Obama White

GOP Widens Probe of Sebelius Fundraising for Enroll America

EPA Unveils Regulations That Will Increase Gas Prices

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled its “Tier 3” rule to lower sulfer in gasoline by 2017 that critics said would make national gas prices go up like gas prices in California, a state already burdened by similar environmental

EPA Unveils Regulations That Will Increase Gas Prices

House Panel Votes to Subpoena White House for Solyndra Records

From Fox News: A Republican-led House panel voted Thursday to subpoena the White House for records related to Solyndra, the solar company that collapsed after receiving a $528 million loan. The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the resolution 14-9

White House Refuses to Release ALL Solyndra Documents

From CNN: House Republicans investigating the loan controversy had requested all internal White House documents about the issue. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee chair Rep. Cliff Stearns said that includes emails on the President’s Blackberry. On Friday the White House

Treasury Official Thought Solyndra Loan May Have Been Illegal

From The Hill: House Republicans released an email Friday evening showing that a senior Treasury Department official in August expressed concern that the Energy Department’s early 2011 restructuring of the solar company Solyndra’s $535 million loan guarantee may have been

Thank You Fred Upton: Light Bulbs to Cost $50 Each

From the Associated Press: Two leading makers of lighting products are showcasing LED bulbs that are bright enough to replace energy-guzzling 100-watt light bulbs set to disappear from stores in January. Their demonstrations at the LightFair trade show in Philadelphia