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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
“I look forward to continuing to work with Chairman Shimkus and Chairman Walden to produce a strong bipartisan bill that we can all support.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at an Environment Subcommittee markup of the, “Drinking Water System Improvement Act.”
Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
“The legislation before us today is the product of compromise and almost two years of work between FDA, Congress, industry, and other stakeholders.”
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act.
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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
“I am concerned that these drafts would severely undermine the current protections against marketing unsafe and ineffective medical products.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Health Subcommittee hearing titled, “Examining Medical Product Manufacturer Communications.”
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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
“If Republicans are successful in passing Trumpcare, we will end up going in the opposite direction when it comes to fighting the drug problem.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on “Combating the Opioid Crisis: Battles in the States.”
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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
“The Committee should not be working to shield the FCC from having to explain its push to install such unpopular policies”
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. and Communications and Technology (CAT) Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle today sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden and CAT Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn urging them to follow through on Chairman Blackburn’s assurances – both public and private – that the subcommittee would hold a public oversight hearing for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the end of July.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone blasted the Trump Administration for suspending an increase in penalties for auto companies that violate fuel economy standards.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
GAO Review of FCC Cybersecurity Practices Needed
Democratic Leaders of the Energy and Commerce and Oversight and Government Reform committees today sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking it to examine the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) information technology and information security practices.
Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
Fund invests billions in critical public health programs: immunizations, outbreak preparedness, opioid epidemic response, and more
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Ranking Member Patty Murray and House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. released a new state-by-state analysis today on what is at risk if the Prevention and Public Health Fund is eliminated under the Senate Republican Trumpcare bill.
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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement following the release of new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office on the Senate Trumpcare bill’s long term impact on Medicaid.
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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. released the following statement today in response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Lifeline Program, a program that has provided discounted and no-charge phone service for low-income Americans for over three decades.

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