Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Press Releases

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
NFL Has Yet to Fulfill Funding Commitment to NIH for Medical Research
Energy and Commerce Democrats sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting information on a commitment from the league to donate $30 million to the NIH to support research into health issues affecting athletes.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Members Underscore Risks Posed by Understaffing the CDC
Ranking Members Frank Pallone, Jr. and Eliot L. Engel today called on President Trump to immediately staff up the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In a letter to the President, the ranking members warned that his neglect of the agency creates a grave risk to global health and national security.
Issues:
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) submitted the following remarks for the record during today’s Subcommittee on Health hearing titled, “Examining the Extension of Special Needs Plans:”
Issues:
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Powering America: A Review of the Operation and Effectiveness of the Nation’s Wholesale Electricity Markets:”
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office requesting an investigation into Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s potential misuse of appropriated taxpayer funds when he wrote an opinion piece for an Ohio newspaper critical of the Affordable Care Act.
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democratic leaders' joint statement in response to news reports highlighting a new study examining the brains of former NFL players.
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Oversight and Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission:”
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
“The vague and unrealistic assumptions that underlie HHS’s analysis of the Cruz-Lee amendment raises serious concerns”
Ranking Members Pallone and Neal sent letters to Secretary Price and McKinsey & Company raising serious concerns over HHS's analysis of the so-called Cruz-Lee amendment to Trumpcare.
Issues:
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Views of Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses, Consumers & Others Not Reflected in Proposed Witness Panel
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) wrote to committee leaders to express the need to expand the list of witnesses for the full committee hearing on the FCC's net neutrality proceeding.
Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
Roughly a quarter of Medicaid expansion enrollees receive behavioral health treatment
With Senate Republicans still seriously considering legislation to repeal Medicaid expansion, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report focused on the impact of the program on behavioral health patients.
Issues:

Pages