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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Three Panels to Discuss Challenges & Efforts to Achieve Health Equity
WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, April 29, House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats led by Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), will hold a forum titled, “Achieving Health Equity: The Path Forward.” The forum comes at the end of National Minority Health Month, where this year’s theme is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.”
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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) blasted House Republican Appropriators today for exempting e-cigarettes and other vapor products from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation. The measure was approved as part of a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill that funds the FDA.
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Apr 18, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee Markup of seven bills, which included his Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDy) Act.
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today voiced his opposition during House floor debate to H.R. 2666, the deceptively named “No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act.”
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) temporary reinsurance program.
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Apr 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 4775, the deceptively named “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016.”
Apr 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Hearing on automobile safety and oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following opening statement at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee Hearing on seven communications bills, including Pallone’s Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDy) Act.
Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following opening statement at a joint hearing of the Subcommittees on Environment & the Economy and Health on the “Flint Water Crisis: Impacts and Lessons Learned.”
Apr 11, 2016 Press Release
Report Finds Some Public Files Did Not Include Required Information
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Committee Member Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) stressed the need for Congress to pass Luján’s Fair and Clear Campaign Transparency Act after a non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finds that some television stations are not including required information on public filings.

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