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Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
“Any roll-back results in a high cost to consumers”
Pallone released a statement after President Donald Trump announced that he will reopen midterm review of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
In Letter to HHS Secretary, Ranking Democrats Tell Price that Flexibility Cannot be Used to Lower Access to Care, Coverage
Ranking Democrats with jurisdiction over Medicaid sent a letter to Secretary Price reminding him that Medicaid waivers cannot be approved by the agency if they are not in line with the objectives of the program.
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Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
Senate and House Leaders wrote to the Trump Administration to ask how several actions taken by the administration could harm the CDC's preparedness for a pandemic flu outbreak.
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Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats sent a letter to the Inspector General to request an investigation into the policies to safeguard the agency from conflicts of interest.
Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following joint statement today after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing cost and coverage estimates for House Republicans’ health care repeal bill
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Mar 8, 2017 Press Release
“We will expose these policies for what they are – a prescription for disaster.”
Pallone delivered opening remarks today at the full Committee markup of the Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. offered the following statement in response to the introduction of a resolution of disapproval by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that would roll back Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protections and prevent the commission from instituting similar protections in the future
Mar 6, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following joint statement after Congressional Republicans proposed their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and noticed the two committees will mark up the bill beginning Wednesday morning
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Every Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee signed a letter to Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) demanding that the text of the ACA repeal bill be posted for the public to view for at least 30 days before a markup is held.
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Dems introduced three bills to update U.S. cybersecurity policies and protect consumers. In recent years, millions of Americans have had their personal data stolen and high profile attacks—like the denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Dyn last year—have raised serious questions about our cybersecurity laws and our ability to prevent similar attacks in the future.

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