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Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic leaders today requested information from Volkswagen (VW) President and CEO Hinrich Woebcken on recent reports of delays in the company’s efforts to buy back nearly 400,000 vehicles as part of its October settlements for violating the Clean Air Act.
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement upon reports that USA Football will make several changes to the rules and format for youth football in an effort to improve player safety and reduce the risks of long-term brain damage
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
“Congressional Republicans and this Administration will stop at nothing to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, despite having no plans to replace it.”
Pallone described the pending chaos for health care at today’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing
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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release
Ask For Two Week Extension to Offset Enrollment Suppression
Pallone, Neal, and Scott sent a letter to HHS to request further details on the Trump Administration’s decision to halt advertising and outreach activities for Healthcare.gov
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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release
Democrats Seek Clarification from White House on FDA Hiring Authority
Pallone, Green, and DeGette sent a letter to President Trump expressing concerns over the impact of the federal hiring freeze on the user fee programs at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Democrats Call on White House to Rescind Directives and Issue Statement Protecting Whistleblower Rights
Ranking Members Pallone and Cummings sent a letter to White House Counsel Donald McGahn II requesting that the White House take immediate action to remedy gag orders on federal employees that appear to violate multiple federal laws.
Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Pallone today set the record straight that Republican bills will in no way improve people’s access to health care or offer any semblance of a replacement to the Affordable Care Act
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Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statement in response to a request to the House and Senate bipartisan leadership asking that they use Congressional Review Act (CRA) Authority to rescind the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Privacy Rules.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
“It is curious that one of the President’s first actions is to give a sweetheart deal to a foreign oil company.”
Pallone issued a statement today upon news that President Donald Trump signed an executive order that cleared the way for the government to reconsider the Keystone XL pipeline:
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Dems Will Offer Amendments on Key Issues Omitted from GOP Oversight Plan
Committee Democrats plan to offer several dozen amendments today to the Committee’s 115th Congress Rules Package and to the Authorization and Oversight Plan during the Committee’s official organizational meeting.

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