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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) sent a letter to Comtech CEO and President Fred Kornberg today requesting a briefing about the concerning reports that Comtech’s recent outages have prevented people from connecting with 911 emergency operators.
Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on, “Powering America: Technology’s Role in Empowering Consumers.”
Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
Records Request Next Step in Determining Whether Pruitt Violated the Law
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to the EPA Office of the Inspector General requesting a comprehensive factual record of instances where Administrator Scott Pruitt may have violated the Antideficiency Act and the publicity or propaganda and anti-lobbying provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.
Sep 21, 2017 Press Release
“HHS should allow residents of affected states and territories additional leeway for both of the upcoming enrollment seasons.”
Ranking Members Pallone and Neal sent a letter to HHS Secretary Price requesting the agency grant additional leeway for the upcoming open enrollment seasons for both Medicare and Marketplace Enrollment due to the historic damage inflicted by hurricanes on a number of states and territories over the past few weeks.
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Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Senior Congressional Democratic leaders sent a letter to the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General requesting an investigation into reports that Secretary Tom Price has been using taxpayer funds to book private jets to accommodate his travel.
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Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Pallone and Ways and Means Ranking Member Neal released a joint statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a Request for Information regarding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
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Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has been using taxpayer funds to book private jets to accommodate his travel.
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Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
Advisor tasked with managing Superfunds was recently sanctioned by FDIC
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt today raising serious concerns regarding his decision to place Senior Advisor Albert Kelly in charge of the Superfund management task force.
Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
Members Urge FCC Chairman to Investigate Russian Government Radio’s use of U.S. Airwaves during 2016 Election
E&C members sent a letter to FCC Chairman Pai urging an investigation into reports that a Russian government funded radio network influenced the 2016 presidential election.
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
“Climate change is having devastating effects on our communities and we must modernize our electricity system”
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Pallone submitted the following remarks for the record at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing titled, ““Powering America: Defining Reliability in a Transforming Electricity Industry.”

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