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Digital Recap

Jul 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The committee kicked off the week with two of our very own members taking over the committee’s Instagram account. The big week continued, as the committee had 6 energy bills pass the House Floor that will advance our nation’s energy infrastructure. Our hearing schedule was jam packed, with #SubOversight as the first hearing of the week where members discussed challenges of the 340 B Program and #SubEnergy kicked off its “Powering America” series with a hearing on electricity markets. On Wednesday, #SubDCCP unanimously passed bipartisan self-driving legislation that prioritizes consumer protection while fostering innovation. We wrapped up the week with a #SubHealth hearing on 11 bipartisan bills to strengthen Medicare.

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The committee had a jam-packed week, which included hearings before #SubOversight,  #SubEnergy, and #SubHealth, in addition to a #SubDCCP markup.

Full Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) began the week with the first “Instagram Takeover” of the year. He concluded by snapping a picture of his own wrap-up video. Check out his Takeover here.

The committee debuted two GIFs this week, including this one above in honor of the ongoing #PoweringAmerica series. Check out the other gif here.

On Wednesday, #SubDCCP unanimously passed bipartisan self-driving legislation that will advance safety while encouraging innovation.

Miss the #SubDCCP subcommittee markup? Check out this minute-long bipartisan recap here.

Vice-Chairman of the committee, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), also took over the committee’s Instagram account this week. His recap even included some delicious pecan pie before his flight back home!