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Mar 16, 2018 Press Release
Leaders Cite Recent GAO Report Recommending Further Action to Improve Transformed Medicaid Data System for Program Use and Stronger Oversight
Bipartisan leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Finance Committee sent a letter to CMS regarding the Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System, an upgraded data system that holds great potential to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of Medicaid data.
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Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today in response to the FDA's issuance of an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to consider a product standard to lower nicotine in cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels.
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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
“Before we get to cybersecurity, I’d like to talk for a minute about the security of our nation’s children.”
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response.”
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Health hearing on “Reauthorization of Animal Drug User Fees: ADUFA and AGDUFA.”
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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
Request Follows News of Cigna’s Proposal to Acquire Express Scripts
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden today requesting that he schedule a hearing on Cigna’s recently proposed plan to acquire Express Scripts for $67 billion and CVS’s proposed merger with Aetna for $69 billion that was announced last December.
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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone statement following the defeat of the House Republicans’ Right-to-Try legislation.
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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 5247, the Right to Try Act of 2018.
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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone introduced the SCREEN Act, which would increase funding to and expand FDA's authority to prevent illegally manufactured opioids, including heroin and fentanyl, from arriving overseas through the mail.
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Mar 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement opposing House Republicans’ Right-to-Try legislation.
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Mar 9, 2018 Press Release
Trump Adviser Dumped Stock Prior to Public Tariff Announcements
Key House and Senate Democratic leaders sent letters requesting information from Carl Icahn, the White House, the Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Trade Representative regarding any non-public communications with Icahn before steel tariffs were recently announced by President Trump.

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