House Oversight Committee To Tackle Energy Policy

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 7:34 PM EST) -- The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform announced Wednesday that it will add a new energy policy oversight role to one of its subcommittees in the incoming Congress, potentially allowing it greater influence on policy related to the energy industry.

The new Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements subcommittee, which combines the energy oversight role with a health care oversight role previously assigned to a different subcommittee, will allow lawmakers to procure testimony and provide input on energy policy.

As the oversight committee is the...
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