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Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks for the record at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on “Do Not Call: Combatting Robocall and Caller ID Spoofing.”
Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “The Fiscal Year 2019 Environmental Protection Agency Budget.”
Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
E&C Dems will host a press conference ahead of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's testimony before the Committee later today.
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
Reports Suggest a “Troubling Pattern of Retaliation Against EPA Employees That May be Illegal.”
Ranking Members Pallone and Cummings sent a letter to the Office of Special Counsel requesting an investigation into EPA Administrator Pruitt following reports of prohibited personnel behavior.
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Health markup on “Opioid Legislation and H.R. 5554, Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug Amendments Act of 2018:”

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Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
“It’s been two weeks since our hearing and we have yet to receive any responses to questions that Mr. Zuckerberg could not answer on that day”
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a list of hundreds of follow-up questions that he could either not answer at the hearing or questions that Democratic Committee members developed as a result of his testimony before the Committee.
Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Democratic leaders today requested the U.S. Government Accountability Office investigate the EPA's enforcement of federal health and environmental safeguards, including EPA’s oversight of state enforcement programs.
Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement following an announcement from FDA Commissioner Gottlieb on new efforts to address youth access to tobacco products, including JUUL and other e-cigarettes.
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Apr 20, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan Committee leaders sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson urging him to ensure funds made available through Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds are used to modernize Puerto Rico’s electric grid.
Apr 20, 2018 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is inappropriately issuing waivers to fuel refiners in order to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

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