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Aug 14, 2018 Press Release
“We want to know when you and your staff first learned that the information the Commission shared about the alleged cyberattack was false.”
Four E&C Democrats sent a letter to FCC Chairman Pai demanding answers about misleading claims the Commission made about a cyberattack impacting the public comment system during net neutrality repeal.
Aug 13, 2018 Press Release
Request Follows Education Department Repeal of Rule That Held For-Profit Colleges Accountable for Meeting Student Success Metrics

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph J.

Aug 9, 2018 Press Release
“This culture of corruption needs to end, and the American people need an EPA that puts their needs first, not chemical companies’ profits.”
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on a Court order banning the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which is a known human health hazard.
Aug 7, 2018 Press Release
“Coordination of this type may constitute a violation of the Communications Act as well as Antitrust Law”
Ranking Members Pallone and Doyle sent a letter to FCC Chairman Pai urging an investigation into whether Sinclair Broadcasting illegally exercised control over the advertising activities of Tribune Media Company.
Aug 3, 2018 Press Release
Letters Continue Committee’s Comprehensive Review of Opioid Epidemic
Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent letters yesterday to three opioid manufacturers requesting detailed information about each manufacturer’s role in the opioid crisis.
Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the Trump Administration's elimination of fuel efficiency and pollution standards for cars and trucks.
Aug 1, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today in response to the Trump Administration’s release of a final rule allowing health insurance companies to offer short-term plans that do not comply with Affordable Care Act consumer protection standards.
Aug 1, 2018 Press Release
“I strongly oppose the proposed rule and urge you to reconsider the implementation of this draconian and ill-informed proposal.”
Ranking Member Pallone's letter to the Trump Administration opposing a proposal to undermine the Title X program, which would further endanger women's access to health care services.
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Recent IG Report Highlights Troubling Breakdowns in NHTSA Enforcement
Ranking Member Frank Pallone and DCCP Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi King today expressing concerns over a new IG report that was critical of NHTSA’s unwillingness to properly use its enforcement authorities and King’s seemingly hands-off approach to regulation.
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Democrats’ Request Comes Ahead of Today’s Deadline to Reunify Families & Follows Another Letter Last Month from All 24 Democrats Requesting Hearing
Ranking Members Pallone and Green reiterating their demand for a hearing on the family separation crisis.