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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 of ...

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 exact ...
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 ...


 

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