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Jan 12, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine Clears Final Hurdle – Now Heads to President to Be Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives on Monday approved bipartisan legislation to protect children from exposure to e-liquids containing nicotine, which are used in e-cigarettes and other e-smoking applications. S.

Jan 7, 2016 Press Release
Democrats Request More Information on the League’s Influence over CTE Research

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Democratic leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent letters to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Foundation for the National In

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Jan 7, 2016 Press Release
Democrats Request Briefings from DOT, EPA
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democratic leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking answers from the agencies regarding the ongoing methane leak in Southern California.
Jan 6, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, and Budget denounced House Republicans’ reconciliation legislation that would effectively gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
‘Viewer Protection Act’ Will Help to Safeguard Consumers’ TV Signal Following Broadcast Incentive Auction

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), unveiled a draft bill, the Viewer Protection Act, which empowers the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to fully protect both broadcast viewers and mobile broadband users who may be affected by the upcoming Broadcast Incentive Auction. 

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
Report shows e-cigarette ads reached more than 18 million young people in 2014
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding a concerning new report that shows 7 in 10 U.S. middle and high school youth were exposed to e-cigarette ads in 2014, which may contribute increases in e-cigarette use among youth.
Dec 28, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today signed into law H.R. 1321, the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, which was introduced earlier this year by Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI).
Dec 21, 2015 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement commending the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its decision to create the new Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP).
Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released proposed rules to better inform adult consumers of the health risks associated with indoor tanning, which is known to contribute to skin cancer, including melanoma.

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Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced historic energy efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces that will help cut carbon emissions and operating costs for businesses in the coming decades. 

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