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Oct 31, 2017 Press Release
Five Democratic Committee leaders sent a letter to the Trump Administration expressing their concern that implementation could further sabotage access to affordable health coverage and erode consumer protections provided by the Affordable Care Act.
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Oct 31, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Ranking Member Schakowsky sent a letter to the leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee opposing the nomination of Ms. Dana Baiocco to serve on the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Oct 30, 2017 Press Release
“It is clear that the assault on science at EPA continues”
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent letters to both Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. today demanding responses to overdue oversight requests and requesting a formal investigation into former top chemical industry lobbyist Dr. Nancy Beck’s role in dramatically reshaping the agency’s efforts to regulate hazardous chemicals.
Oct 27, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's panned FCC Chairman Pai’s announcement that he intends to dramatically downsize the Lifeline program.
Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
“The country urgently needs Congress to do more to protect American communities from gun violence.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Democratic Forum on Exploring Public Health Solutions to Gun Violence in America.
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Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Ways and Means Committee announced they have come to a policy agreement on a permanent repeal of the annual limit on per-patient therapy expenditures in Medicare, commonly known as “therapy caps.”
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Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Request Comes after Whitefish Received a Contract from Puerto Rico to Rebuild its Electrical Infrastructure
A bipartisan group of Energy and Commerce leaders sent a letter to Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC regarding the contract they recently signed with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to repair and reconstruct electrical infrastructure in Puerto Rico.
Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone and Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers's statement in response to President Trump’s declaration that our nation’s opioid crisis is a public health emergency.
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Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL) will hold a Democratic Forum at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017 in the Library of Congress with public health and gun violence prevention experts to explore public health solutions to gun violence in America. 

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing titled, “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission."

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