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Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Bobby Rush delivered the following opening remarks at the hearing titled, "A Review of EPA's Regulatory Activity During the Obama Administration: Energy and Industrial Sectors": 

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) submitted the following statement for the record at the opening of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Conference Committee:
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Jul 5, 2016 Press Release
Ahead of Wednesday’s public meeting of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) conference committee, Democratic conferees are urging their Republican counterparts to support the addition of $920 million fully paid for by bipartisan offsets for states to provide critical resources to respond to the nation’s opioid and heroin epidemic.
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Jul 1, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today sent a letter to Theranos requesting information on the company’s failure to comply with federal regulatory standards governing clinical laboratory testing and its steps to address flawed test results sent to thousands of medical professionals and patients.
Jun 30, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) sent a letter today to full committee Chairmen Fred Upton and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus requesting committee action to update the Safe Drinking Water Act, which has not been updated in 20 years.
Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and full committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today welcomed the FDA’s creation of an Oncology Center of Excellence. The announcement came as part of Vice President Biden’s cancer moon shot initiative.

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Jun 27, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt:
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Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andrew M. Slavitt requesting additional information on Medicaid lead screening, and specifically, a policy established in 2012 allowing State Medicaid agencies to apply for a waiver from Medicaid’s universal childhood lead screening requirement and move to a targeted, risk-based screening approach.
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) requesting a briefing on a current proposal before the commission.
Jun 22, 2016 Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) today provided an update on the progress made by the bipartisan encryption working group:

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