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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
“Cutting environmental protections may benefit some in the short term, but others will pay with their health and welfare.”
Pallone spoke about the importance of making real investments in environmental infrastructure at an Environment Subcommittee hearing.
Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today upon news that Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced legislation intended to protect people with pre-existing conditions upon full repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) spoke on the House Floor today against H.J. Res. 43, which would allow states to prevent health care providers from receiving any Title X funds if the provider separately performs abortions or is affiliated with health centers that do. Title X is a federal grant program that provides funding to health centers for family planning and reproductive health services for low-income and uninsured Americans. Under existing law, federal funding cannot be used to fund abortion procedures.
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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) led a group of Committee and House Democrats in introducing the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017. The bill would make comprehensive changes to ensure safer drinking water for communities nationwide.
Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA), issued the following statement after last week’s conclusion of the FCC’s incentive auction.
Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats Send Letter to White House Raising Concerns
E&C Dem Health Leaders sent a letter to President Trump expressing concerns that the Administration’s federal hiring freeze may jeopardize NIH's ability to carry out its mission of advancing scientific knowledge to improve human health.
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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
Pallone spoke about the importance of making real investments in American energy infrastructure for the 21st Century at an Energy Subcommittee hearing.
Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Health Leaders including Pallone released a joint statement after CMS released a proposed rule affecting the Health Insurance Marketplace.
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Feb 14, 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 on “Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment”
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's opinion piece outlining the Trump Administration’s efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act.
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