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Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Lawmakers had asked Chairman to address inappropriate partisan appearances made by FERC staff
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell and Ranking Member Pallone made the following statements regarding FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre’s response to their August letter regarding his Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining Federal Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care and Resident Safety in Nursing Homes.”
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
“We need a binding, enforceable, and strong drinking water standard.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “Perfluorinated Chemicals in the Environment."
Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Green's opening remarks at a legislative hearing on five bipartisan bills.
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Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
“It is completely unacceptable that the Committee has yet to hold a single hearing on implementation of this critically important public health program”
All 10 Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment wrote to Committee Chairman Greg Walden and Environment Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus today renewing a request for the Chairmen to schedule a hearing on the EPA's implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which made substantial revisions to TSCA.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today following the publication of the FCC IG report on Chairman Ajit Pai’s relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
“It is important for the integrity of the institution that an investigation into Sinclair’s alleged misrepresentations and lack of candor be conducted.”
Ranking Member Frank Pallone and Communications and Technology Ranking Member Mike Doyle sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today urging the Commission to get to the bottom of allegations that Sinclair Broadcast Group lied to the FCC in the company’s failed attempt to acquire Tribune Media Company.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Recent Government Accountability Office report outlines multiple flaws with Trump Administration’s management of health care enrollment period
Today, Ranking Members' Pallone, Murray, Wyden, and Casey sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma asking about the Trump Administration’s plans to implement the recommendations of a recent GAO report that showed serious deficiencies in the Administration’s management of the ACA's 2018 open enrollment period.
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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Report Blasts HHS for Lack of Enrollment Goals & Faulty Navigator Funding Formula Attributes Lower Enrollment and Higher Costs to Sabotage and Consumer Confusion
Top Democratic health leaders in the House and Senate released a new GAO report that criticized the Trump Administration's management of the 2018 ACA open enrollment period.
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