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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
“We can’t wait any longer – the time to act is now.”
Pallone submitted the following remarks for the record on the importance of reauthorizing the generic and biosimilar user fee agreements and urged Congress to address rising prescription drug costs.
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued a detailed district-by-district staff report summarizing the progress made under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the potential negative impacts of repealing the law in all 435 congressional districts and the District of Columbia.
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Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today voiced concern over the rise of unregulated gambling on online multiplayer video games and the dangers it is posing for minors in light of a recent investigation by ESPN.
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
“We are at a crossroads now at how best to prevent and police doping in sport.”

Washington, D.C. Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) spoke about the importance of preventing doping in international sports at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on “Ways to Improve and Strengthen the International Anti-Doping System:”

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking the agency to review the harms to consumers of eliminating rules that protect consumers’ privacy.
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
“This is a cruel proposal that would rip healthcare away from millions of Americans”
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today upon review of a leaked copy of the House Republican’s healthcare proposal
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Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. offered the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai's announcement that he is seeking a stay on some of the FCC's broadband privacy protections
Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats sent a letter to the Majority to request a hearing on the Indian Health Service, the federal agency responsible for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressmen Pallone, Walden, Green, and Burgess and Senators Alexander and Murray Send Colleagues a Letter to Highlight Importance of Vaccines and their Role in Protecting Americans, Especially Infants and Children
A bipartisan group of Senate and House health committee leaders today sent colleagues a letter to highlight the importance of immunizations, saying: “Vaccines save lives.”
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Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
“Energy security is one of our nation’s top tier national security concerns”
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush (D-IL) sent a letter to President Trump today urging him to reconsider his decision to remove the Secretary of Energy from the Principals Committee of the National Security Council (NSC). A January 28th Presidential Memorandum made a number of significant changes to the makeup of the NSC’s Principals Committee, including appointing President Trump’s chief political advisor, Steve Bannon, to the Principals Committee, while removing key national security leaders including the Secretary of Energy and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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