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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.
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
The Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs for Seniors Act Would Save American Seniors Billions on Prescription Drugs
Ranking Member Pallone and Ways & Means Ranking Member Neal introduced legislation to limit seniors' out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs.
Jul 25, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”