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Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

“Finally, after a decade of trying, we have a bipartisan bill that will permanently repeal the flawed SGR and move Medicare to a health care system based on quality and efficiency, that is good for seniors and doctors alike.” said Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ).  “As with any bipartisan effort, this legislation reflects give and take on both s

Mar 23, 2015 Press Release

“Five years ago, our nation moved away from an increasingly expensive health care system that allowed insurers to kick Americans off of their insurance plans when they got sick, to a system with vital protections and more affordable and accessible coverage for everyone.  Today, health care costs are growing at the slowest rate on record and the percentage of uninsured Americans is the lowest in

Mar 20, 2015 Press Release

Click here to see a working summary of the SGR package. Find a one-page summary of H.R.

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release

The legislation – nearly identical to bills introduced in the House and Senate last year – was introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D.

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release

“Small businesses are vital to our economy.  New Jersey alone is home to over 800,000 small businesses, which are responsible for half of the jobs in the state.  Without smart policies, these small businesses simply cannot survive in capital-intensive industries such as telecommunications,” said Congressman Pallone.

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

“We are disappointed with the draft of the Data Security and Breach Notification Act released by Reps.

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release

“This is great news because it shows that the biosimilars approval process is working,” said Congressman Pallone.  “Zarxio has been found to be safe and effective and should provide competition and lower costs to this class of biotech drug.  It has taken a long time to reach this point, but this is undoubtedly a good day for both patients and our health care system as a whole.” 

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

“Recent recalls demonstrate that more needs to be done to keep our roads safe.  This bill takes a first step by getting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the information, resources, and authorities needed to protect consumers from vehicle safety defects,” said Pallone.  “The bill also takes further important steps, including empowering consumers with more information, e

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

“I applaud the President for rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline legislation.

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