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Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee members today sent a series of letters to departments of six state governments, requesting information and staff briefings on allegations of patient brokering, when men and women have been recruited often to out-of-state facilities through offers for free travel, rent, cigarettes, and even manicures.
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Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Pallone and Senate Finance Ranking Member Wyden's joint statement in response to the Trump administration’s release of a woefully inadequate supplemental funding request for hurricane affected areas, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's reacted to the Federal Communications Commission voting in favor of overhauling the media ownership rules and cutting some wireless companies from the Lifeline program, which provides phone and broadband service to more than 12 million low-income Americans.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on “The Race to 5G and its Potential to Revolutionize American Competitiveness.”
Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
“I urge the Commission to take action immediately to protect this program”
Ranking Member Frank Pallone sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today urging the FCC to take immediate action to protect the High-Cost Fund against flagrant abuse of federal funds.
Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration regarding imported and domestic illicit fentanyl, that when manufactured using pill presses, can make thousands of pills an hour.
Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
“Relaxing air standards for businesses does not reduce costs, it merely transfers them from business to individuals”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Environment markup of four energy bills.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
“This is a humanitarian crisis and we must do everything we can to fix it.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “Response and Recovery to Environmental Concerns from the 2017 Hurricane Season.”
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the individual mandate repeal being added to the GOP tax bill.
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Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Since 2013, NIH Has Dedicated $18 Million to Gun Violence Research
E&C Democrats sent a letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. raising questions over reports that NIH has quietly discontinued dedicated funding for gun violence research since President Trump came into office.
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