May 23, 2017 Press Release
Pallone delivered the following opening remarks at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing titled, “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges
Ranking Democrats Demand Answers Following Reports That CMS Administrator Offered Quid Pro Quo Deal to Support Trumpcare in Exchange for Not Sabotaging Health Insurance Markets
The Ranking Members of four congressional committees today sent a letter to CMS Administrator Verma demanding an explanation of recent reports that she sought political support from insurance companies for Trumpcare by offering a quid pro quo deal to continue paying congressionally mandated cost-sharing reduction payments.
May 22, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's reaction to news that the Department of Justice and the U.S. House of Representatives will request an additional 90 day extension in the lawsuit regarding the cost-sharing subsidies in the Affordable Care Act.
“Urgent questions exist as to whether sufficient funding is available to respond to the probable uptick in Zika virus infections during the upcoming summer travel and mosquito season.”
Democratic Leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to the CDC requesting an update on Zika virus outbreak preparedness and response capabilities in anticipation of the increase in cases of Zika virus infections over the summer months.