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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.
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to CMS rejecting Idaho’s proposal that would have permitted the sale of state based plans that fail to provide required consumer protections.
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Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member DeGette opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining U.S. Public Health Preparedness for and Response Efforts to Seasonal Influenza.”
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Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Subcommittee on Environment Ranking Member Tonko's Floor remarks during consideration of the SENSE Act, which gives preference to special interests at the expense of clean air and people's health.
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Trump is proposing dramatic cuts “at a time when EPA is mired in a troubling pattern of secrecy and wasteful spending of taxpayer dollars”
Ranking Members Pallone and Tonko sent a letter to Republican Committee leaders urging them to call EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt before the Committee to testify on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal.
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
A bipartisan group of Energy and Commerce leaders sent letters to the U.S. Olympic Committee and all 48 National Governing Bodies, as well as Michigan State University, expanding the committee’s investigation into sexual abuse within organized sports.
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
“There is simply no reason for FDA to not begin reviewing these products immediately”
Stating that tobacco products like JUUL and other e-cigarettes are gaining widespread popularity among America’s youth, Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb today voicing concerns that the delays to the May 2016 final deeming rule will lead to more kids and teens getting addicted to these products.
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Mar 7, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Tonko's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 1917, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act of 2017.
Mar 7, 2018 Press Release
It’s Been Three Weeks Since Parkland Mass Shooting & Still No Commitment from Republicans to Hold Hearings
Today, as the survivors of the horrific mass shooting in Parkland, Florida continue to advocate for common-sense gun safety, all 24 Energy and Commerce Democrats sent a letter to Committee Chairman Greg Walden urging him to hold hearings as soon as possible to address gun violence in America.
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Mar 7, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “The Future of Transportation Fuels and Vehicles.”

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