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May 11, 2016 Press Release
Pallone and Upton write, “DFS has brought new excitement and energy to sports, and innovative new ways for fans to interact with their favorite teams, but questions about fairness have also been raised. … We don’t want to stop people from playing, but we do want to know if appropriate consumer protections are in place.”
May 9, 2016 Press Release
In comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today, the four original co-sponsors of the Food Labeling Modernization Act – U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) – urged the agency to finalize a new rule clarifying the use of “natural” on food labeling.
May 7, 2016 Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), full committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), and subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) commented on today’s announcement by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (D-CA) that they have “reached an agreement on key sticking points of the TSCA reform bill.”
May 5, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today commended the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for finalizing a tobacco rule that will allow the agency to regulate e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah just as it does cigarettes.
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May 4, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) and Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statement in response to partisan subpoenas issued by Chairmen Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Fred Upton (R-MI), requiring the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to submit documents related to cost-sharing reductions under the Affordable Care Act
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May 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today responded to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) announcement that it is expanding the recall of an additional estimated 35 million Takata airbags.

May 4, 2016 Press Release
As youth Spring football games begin around the nation, Democratic leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent letters to collegiate and youth football leaders asking how they plan to prevent and mitigate the risks of degenerative brain disorders for student-athletes.
May 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz seeking further information on the current status of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterr

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, at an Energy and Commerce Committee markup focused on bills to combat the growing opioid addiction epidemic, Democrats denounced the harmful impacts of cut-go, the House Republican Conference budget rule that requires funding increases be offset by spending cuts.
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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
The Energy and Commerce Committee today approved the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act – or the SANDy Act, which was introduced in November by Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ).

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