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Consumer Protection

Committee activity related to protecting consumers from scams, deceptive marketing, and dangerous consumer products; vehicle safety; privacy of personal and financial data; and Internet gaming.

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Nov 15, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the alarming statistics on youth e-cigarette usage released today by FDA and CDC, and the announcement on FDA’s new steps to address the youth e-cigarette crisis and proposal to ban menthol in combustible tobacco products.
Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jerrold Nadler, Frank Pallone, Jr., and Adam Schiff, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent seven letters requesting information relating to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker’s involvement with World Patent Marketing, a company that allegedly bilked millions from consumers and suppressed criticism of their activities.
Nov 7, 2018 Press Release
Pallone's statement on Democrats winning the majority.
Oct 25, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today in response to President Trump’s Medicare prescription drug proposal.
Oct 10, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to Amazon following a series of concerning news report on the company's failure to curtail the sale of counterfeit products on its website.
Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Pallone's statement on the Department of Transportation's latest Automated Vehicle standards.
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on “State of the Media Marketplace.”
Sep 24, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone and Congressman Bobby Rush sent a letter today to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to confirm a commitment he made during his testimony before the Committee on September 5th that Twitter would soon have an independent, third party conduct a civil rights audit of the platform.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on FDA's actions to reign in e-cigarette companies marketing to kids and teens.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining Federal Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care and Resident Safety in Nursing Homes.”