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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
“I’m deeply concerned over the process that the Majority has used for this markup.”

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks today at an Energy Subcommittee markup:

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
“This mean spirited proposal is not substantively different from the moral monstrosity that Speaker Ryan rammed through the House last month.”
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the Senate Republicans release of their Trumpcare proposal.
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Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement in response to reports that the EPA has notified dozens of scientists that their terms serving as advisors to the agency will not be renewed.
Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Defining and Mapping Broadband Coverage in America”
Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
Final Rules Overseen by Former Chemical Industry Lobbyist Dr. Nancy Beck Are Expected to be Released Tomorrow
Pallone sent a letter to EPA Administrator Pruitt raising serious concerns about the conflicts of interest involving a former American Chemistry Council lobbyist who now serves as a chief official in EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
Members Ask Pruitt What EPA Will Do to Ensure That Ichan Will Not Influence the Renewable Fuel Standard for Personal Profit
E&C Democratic leaders sent a letter to EPA Administrator Pruitt, asking him to detail what policies and procedures his agency has in place to prevent President Trump’s Special Advisor, Carl Ichan, from influencing the agency’s position on the Renewable Fuel Standard for personal financial gain.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leaders sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Counsel Don McGahn urging them reverse their policy that instructs federal agencies in the Trump Administration to ignore oversight requests from Members of Congress.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
“I am deeply concerned that we have not received testimony from the Administration on any of these proposals.”
Ranking Member Pallone's prepared opening remarks for an Environment Subcommittee Markup of: H.R. 806, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017;” H.R. __, the “Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017;” H.R. __, the “Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017."
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Democrats Ask GAO to Investigate Political Lobbying By HHS to Support the AHCA and Undermine the ACA
The Ranking Members of four congressional committees today announced a letter requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) look into evidence that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was improperly lobbying Congress to support the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a clear misuse of funds that may violate federal law.
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Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Promoting Security in Wireless Technology:”

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