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Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today following a news conference on Capitol Hill in response to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to undercut net neutrality protections. Pallone was joined at the news conference by FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Democratic Committee Members Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY).
Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
“CMS has cited significant concerns with the structure and functioning of the Florida LIP in the past”
Ranking Members Pallone & Wyden sent a letter to CMS Administrator Verma with concerns over a sudden decision to reverse course and grant $1.5 billion payment to Florida's LIP Medicaid program.
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Apr 20, 2017 Press Release
“It is unacceptable that we have only heard of the proposed staff and funding cuts – and the elimination of more than 50 critical programs – through unofficial sources”
“It is unacceptable that we have only heard of the proposed staff and funding cuts – and the elimination of more than 50 critical programs – through unofficial sources”
Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. wrote to Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in advance of the vote tomorrow, urging the FCC not to restore a loophole that would further concentrate television station ownership and raise cable costs for consumers.
Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
“The Oroville Dam failure did not come without warning”
E&C Democrats asked GAO to review federal safety standards in evaluating dams during the re-licensing process in the wake of the Oroville Dam failure.
Apr 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The leaders of the Senate and House health committees today released a discussion draft of bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the Food and Drug Administration user fee agreements.

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Apr 14, 2017 Press Release

The leaders of the House and Senate health committees today released a discussion draft of bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee agreements. 

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement following the release of a final rule from HHS intended to stabilize the ACA Marketplace.
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Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
“Potential conflicts of interest in the Trump administration underscore the need for robust and effective inspectors general”
Pallone sent letters to the Inspectors General of five federal agencies to ask how the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts would impact their ability to conduct audits, evaluations, and investigations.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement on a new report from S&P Global Ratings on the stability of the ACA Marketplace.
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