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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release
“Instead of prioritizing what is in the best interest of the children in HHS’s custody, you have allowed your agency to be turned into a mechanism for immigration enforcement.”
E&C sent a letter to HHS Secretary Azar requesting internal documents on the agency's role in the Family Separation Crisis.
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Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on the HHS Inspector General reports on Family Separation.
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Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Oversight and Investigations Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Chairman Paul Tonko today wrote to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting information about the deactivation of the Energy Star Program’s website due to the ongoing government shutdown.
Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
E&C Health leaders requested a CDC briefing on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Jan 15, 2019 Press Release
Committee Democrats Also Elect Six Subcommittee Chairs & Full Committee Vice Chair

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 14, 2019 Press Release
Democratic Committee Leaders Demand Answers from Trump Administration on Health Care Tax Credits, Waivers, as Trump Shutdown Drags on
Top Democratic health leaders sent a letter to the Trump Administration to ensure there are no premium increases or coverage losses due to the shutdown.
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Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
An Emergency Briefing is Necessary in the Interest of Public Safety & National Security & Cannot Wait Until Trump Decides to Reopen the Government
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
Jurisdictions Remain the Same for All Six Subcommittees, But Two Subcommittee Names Will Change
Chairman Pallone announced the six subcommittees for the 116th Congress.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
“Congress and the American public are entitled to understand how CMS is spending these funds”
Democratic health leaders in the House and Senate sent a letter to the Trump Administration requesting detailed information on the use of user fee funds generated by the Affordable Care Act Marketplace exchanges.
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