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Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
Select Panel Does Not Have Power to Bring Contempt Charges
Pallone sent a letter to full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) requesting that he immediately intervene to prevent the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives from considering a resolution and draft report today that charges StemExpress, as well as its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cate Dyer, with criminal contempt.
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Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
House Democratic Health Leaders introduced the Medicare Affordability and Enrollment Act, which would improve Medicare coverage for all seniors and those with disabilities and modernize the enrollment system to help facilitate easier enrollment.
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Sep 20, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks at a Full Committee Markup of H.R. 2566, Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016; H.R. 2669, Anti-Spoofing Act of 2016; H.R. 1192, National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act; H.R. 1209, Improving Access to Maternity Care Act; H.R. 1877, Mental Health First Aid Act of 2016; H.R. 2713, Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015; H.R. 3537, Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2015; and H.R. 4365, Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
Sep 20, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor today in support of the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act (H.R. 670). Pallone introduced the bipartisan legislation with Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) to streamline the process for individuals with disabilities to set up Special Needs Trusts to provide support for certain expenses to supplement Medicaid benefits.
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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing titled “The Department of Energy’s Role in Advancing the National, Economic, and Energy Security of the United States”:

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks at a joint Subcommittee on Health and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing on Committee Republicans continued efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act:
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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Committee Member Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) unveiled a bipartisan proposal today that would strengthen the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority to regulate cosmetic products. 

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Sep 12, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to open the set-top box market to third-party device-makers.
Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee Markup of five bipartisan public health bills: 

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Sep 9, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks at a Subcommittee on Health Hearing on “An Examination of Federal Mental Health Parity Laws and Regulations”:
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