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Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's reaction to the Trump Administration's rollback of the coal ash rule.
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Full Committee Markup of H.R. 6351, Advancing U.S. Civil Nuclear Competitiveness and Jobs Act; and H.R. 6378, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018.
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
“In order to do more in support of consumers, the FTC needs the support and legislative authorizations from Congress.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission.”
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Powering America: The Role of Energy Storage in the Nation’s Electricity System.”
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
“This bill exacerbates existing loopholes in the New Source Review program to the benefit of old, polluting facilities that have avoided complying with modern pollution control standards.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on the Environment markup of “H.R. 3128, New Source Review Permitting Reform.”
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
“It is one thing to bring more transparency to health care, and give consumers information on what they are being charged, but we should also encourage meaningful efforts to actually reduce health care costs for American families.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining State Efforts to Improve Transparency of Health Care Costs for Consumers.”
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
Alarming study finds only 43 percent of school districts tested for lead in school drinking water & of those, 37 percent found elevated lead levels
House and Senate Democrats released an alarming report on lead in school drinking water.
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
“Rather than making real and substantial investments in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, [Republicans] instead chose to throw billions of dollars in tax breaks at the wealthy who simply do not need them.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on “Realizing the Benefits of Rural Broadband: Challenges and Solutions.”
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
HHS Decision to Halt Risk Adjustment Program is Administration’s Latest Attempt to Sabotage the Health Care System; Threatens to Raise Premiums for Millions of Families and Disrupt Market
Today, five House and Senate Democratic health leaders demanded that the Trump Administration reverse its decision to halt the Affordable Care Act’s risk adjustment program, a move that threatens to increase the health care costs of millions of families by sowing further uncertainty into individual and small group health insurance markets.
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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
The Top House Democrats Have Been Key Critics of the Proposed Merger’s Impact on Media Diversity
Ranking Members Pallone and Doyle on FCC Chairman Pai's "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media.

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