Oct 20, 2016 Press Release
Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Ranking Member on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade (IL-09); Frank Pallone, Jr., Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee (NJ-06); G. K. Butterfield (NC-01); and Lois Capps (CA-24) wrote Administrator Denise Turner Roth at the General Services Administration (GSA) calling on the agency to reduce the number of vehicles in the federal fleet under open recalls and end the practice of selling vehicles before recalls have been fixed.
Oct 18, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) released a report today from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), detailing the state of water infrastructure in selected midsize and large cities with declining populations, commonly known as legacy cities. The report shows the immediate need for legislation introduced by Tonko and Pallone, aimed at improving crumbling water infrastructure and enhancing the quality of safe drinking water in communities across the nation.
Oct 17, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement today on Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Report, which comes nine months after President Obama asked Vice President Biden to lead a national Cancer Moonshot focused on making a decade of progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer in five years, with the ultimate goal of ending cancer as we know it:
Oct 14, 2016 Press Release
Leaders Had Urged Flexibility for All Practitioners, and Welcome Administration’s Action
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today applauded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announcement regarding the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Last month, the bipartisan committee leaders wrote to the administration urging additional flexibility for practitioners – something reflected in the final rule.