Henry Waxman

Former Representative and Chairman of Waxman Strategies

Former Representative Henry A. Waxman is Chairman of Waxman Strategies clients on public policy and continues to focus on the issues he championed while in Congress, including health care, environment, energy, technology and telecommunications. He is also the Chairman of Mighty Earth, a global environmental campaign organization that works to protect forests, conserve oceans, and fight climate change. 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, where he served as Chairman and Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee and Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. He led the fight to pass some of the most important and sweeping legislation of our times, including the Clean Air Act, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the Food Quality Protection Act, the Ryan White CARE Act, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act, among many others. He was also the author of the Waxman-Markey climate legislation. President Obama described him as “one of the most accomplished legislators of his or any era.” He is the author of The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works.