Henry Waxman

Chairman

Representative Henry A. Waxman currently serves as Chairman at Waxman Strategies, a public affairs and strategic communications firm. He advises clients on public policy and continues to focus on the issues he championed while in Congress, including health care, environment, energy, technology and telecommunications. In addition, he serves as a Regent Lecturer for University of California, Los Angeles, and as an advisor and lecturer at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Previously, Henry spent 40 years serving in the House of Representatives. He had the distinction of serving as Chairman and Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee and Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. He also served as Chairman and Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.

Henry’s legislative work and tenacity has earned him recognition as “one of the most accomplished legislators of our time” by Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson and “tougher than a boiled owl” by Senator Alan Simpson when pushing for passage of the landmark Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. Click here to learn more about his long record of accomplishments and see what others have to say.

Henry is the author of The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works.

  • Chairman and Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee
  • Chairman and Ranking Member of the Oversight & Government Reform
  • Chairman and Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce
  • Committee's Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
  • Member of the California State Assembly
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