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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Pallone, Tonko, Kildee, and Dingell issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration's directive to temporarily freeze grant funding issued by the EPA.
Jan 23, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) sent a letter to Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Ajit Pai today congratulating him on his appointment, and asking him to make several commitments that will increase the likelihood of a successful term.
Jan 21, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today after President Trump issued an executive order directing federal agencies to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act “to the maximum extent permitted by law”
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Jan 19, 2017 Press Release
Announcement is Key Component of 21st Century Cures and Consistent with Past Committee Initiatives
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today welcomed the FDA’s establishment of an Oncology Center of Excellence. The announcement, part of Vice President Biden’s cancer moonshot initiative, is the culmination of the FDA’s June 2016 announcement to create the first-of-its-kind center.
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Jan 17, 2017 Press Release
FDA Has Improved Foreign Drug Inspection Program, but Lacks Performance Assessment of Understaffed FDA Foreign Offices

The non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) today issued a new

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Jan 17, 2017 Press Release
“According to the CBO’s findings, ACA repeal would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 18 million in the first year”
Pallone issued a statement today in response to a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the effects of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on health insurance coverage and premiums
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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Republican Budget Resolution (S.Con.Res. 3), which provides the first step toward Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
“More efficient vehicles protect consumers from the unpredictable changes in gas prices”
Pallone statement upon news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-2025 cars and light trucks.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today on the Justice Department reaching a settlement with Takata Corp., which will include a total fine of $1 billion and criminal charges against the company. The settlement includes a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million in victim compensation, and $850 million to compensate automakers who have suffered losses from massive recalls.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice alleging that Fiat Chrysler America knowingly violated the Clean Air Act by using software in its vehicles to circumvent emissions standards testing for certain air pollutants:

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