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Committee activity related to protecting consumers from scams, deceptive marketing, and dangerous consumer products; vehicle safety; privacy of personal and financial data; and Internet gaming.

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May 28, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky issued the following statement today after the President signed an executive order aimed at bullying social media platforms into bowing to his will.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and DeGette wrote to FDA about food safety inspections and protecting the food supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Pallone Floor remarks in support of The Heroes Act
May 12, 2020 Press Release
Today, Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky applauded the introduction of The Heroes Act in the House of Representatives, which includes their “COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act,” introduced last month.
May 12, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats today introduced The Heroes Act, a bold and comprehensive coronavirus response bill.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky and Ranking Member McMorris Rodgers today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a teleconference forum on Monday, May 11, at 12 p.m. (EDT) with FTC Chairman Simons to discuss critical consumer protection issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 8, 2020 Press Release
CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky, Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman Cicilline, Chairman Pallone and Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler introduced the COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act to protect American consumers from price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 3, 2020 Press Release
Four bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders wrote to FTC Chairman Joseph Simons today urging increased vigilance and enforcement actions against scams as the recently signed CARES Act is implemented.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone’s statement on passage of the third coronavirus supplemental legislation.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.