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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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Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today announced the full Democratic rosters for the six subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the six subcommittee chairs and the full Committee Vice Chair, who were elected by the Democrats on the Committee. The six subcommittees and their chairs are:

Jan 14, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement today on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's refusal to brief Committee staff on why the FCC has yet to end wireless carriers’ unauthorized disclosure of consumers’ real-time location data and what actions the FCC has taken to address the issue to date.
Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today requesting he provide an emergency briefing to Committee staff on why the FCC has yet to end wireless carriers’ unauthorized disclosure of consumers’ real-time location data and what actions the FCC has taken to address the issue to date.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced the six subcommittees for the 116th Congress.
Dec 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the FCC’s order establishing a reassigned number database and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel’s call for carriers to offer free robocall blocking tools.
Nov 15, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the alarming statistics on youth e-cigarette usage released today by FDA and CDC, and the announcement on FDA’s new steps to address the youth e-cigarette crisis and proposal to ban menthol in combustible tobacco products.
Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jerrold Nadler, Frank Pallone, Jr., and Adam Schiff, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent seven letters requesting information relating to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker’s involvement with World Patent Marketing, a company that allegedly bilked millions from consumers and suppressed criticism of their activities.
Nov 7, 2018 Press Release
Pallone's statement on Democrats winning the majority.
Oct 25, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today in response to President Trump’s Medicare prescription drug proposal.
Oct 10, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to Amazon following a series of concerning news report on the company's failure to curtail the sale of counterfeit products on its website.