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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
“Repealing the ACA and cutting Medicaid by nearly a trillion dollars over the next ten years, will do nothing but undermine our efforts to treat Americans who are suffering from an opioid addiction”
Pallone emphasized that the Republican TrumpCare proposal will sabotage efforts to address the national opioid epidemic.
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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Broadband: Deploying America’s 21st Century Infrastructure”
Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
“These ‘final rules’ are not valid and stand to create dangerous confusion”
E&C Dems sent a letter to OMB Director Mulvaney expressing grave concern over the Trump Administration’s pattern of disregard for the legal requirements in the federal rulemaking process.
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats sent a letter to Chairman Walden to request a hearing on the GOP repeal bill in order to hear from CBO on the impacts of the bill on the health and financial security of Americans.
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Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Pallone and Tonko issued a joint statement upon news that EPA awarded $100 million in grant funding to provide drinking water upgrades to Flint, Michigan.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr. released the following statement today on President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which like the Republican health care bill, would eviscerate programs and services that help hardworking Americans in order to hand out huge tax cuts to the rich.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Democratic members of the committee introduced five bills to ensure Americans have access to the resources they need to compete and thrive in the 21st century economy. New technologies have produced significant benefits for consumers, but these same technologies can also cause disruption to people’s jobs. The Democratic bills introduced today tap into the power of broadband to help Americans find new opportunities and stay ahead of the technological wave.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone this morning highlighted some of the devastating impacts of the Republican repeal bill at a Congressional Hearing organized by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer. Pallone also blasted House Republicans for refusing to hold a single hearing on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) spoke about the importance of federal investments in safe drinking water infrastructure.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing “Disrupter Series: Advanced Materials and Production”

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