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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Every Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee signed a letter to Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) demanding that the text of the ACA repeal bill be posted for the public to view for at least 30 days before a markup is held.
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Dems introduced three bills to update U.S. cybersecurity policies and protect consumers. In recent years, millions of Americans have had their personal data stolen and high profile attacks—like the denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Dyn last year—have raised serious questions about our cybersecurity laws and our ability to prevent similar attacks in the future.
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
“We can’t wait any longer – the time to act is now.”
Pallone submitted the following remarks for the record on the importance of reauthorizing the generic and biosimilar user fee agreements and urged Congress to address rising prescription drug costs.
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued a detailed district-by-district staff report summarizing the progress made under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the potential negative impacts of repealing the law in all 435 congressional districts and the District of Columbia.
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Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today voiced concern over the rise of unregulated gambling on online multiplayer video games and the dangers it is posing for minors in light of a recent investigation by ESPN.
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
“We are at a crossroads now at how best to prevent and police doping in sport.”

Washington, D.C. Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) spoke about the importance of preventing doping in international sports at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on “Ways to Improve and Strengthen the International Anti-Doping System:”

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking the agency to review the harms to consumers of eliminating rules that protect consumers’ privacy.
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
“This is a cruel proposal that would rip healthcare away from millions of Americans”
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today upon review of a leaked copy of the House Republican’s healthcare proposal
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Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. offered the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai's announcement that he is seeking a stay on some of the FCC's broadband privacy protections
Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats sent a letter to the Majority to request a hearing on the Indian Health Service, the federal agency responsible for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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