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Aug 21, 2020 Press Release
“These changes are particularly worrisome in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are interested in learning about both the impacts that have already occurred and what you anticipate happening if the changes are fully implemented after the election.”
E&C leaders officially launched their investigation into the impact of USPS's changes on prescription drug deliveries.
Aug 20, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on HHS allowing lab developed COVID-19 tests to come to market without FDA review.
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Aug 19, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle ask the FCC to give tribes more time to apply for broadband licenses.
Aug 19, 2020 Press Release
Committee leaders asked GAO to a review of the Trump Administration's recent changes to COVID-19 hospital capacity reporting systems and requirements during the pandemic.
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Aug 17, 2020 Press Release
Pallone, Eshoo and DeGette announced an investigation into the effects of changes at the U.S. Postal Service on the safe and timely delivery of prescription drugs.
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Aug 13, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone blasts the Trump EPA's gutting of methane pollution protections.
Aug 13, 2020 Press Release
Committee Investigation Probes Insurance Companies’ Policies and Practices Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Pallone, Eshoo and DeGette sent oversight letters to health and dental insurance companies seeking information on their policies and practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 13, 2020 Press Release
“Americans need this Lifeline to support telework, telehealth, education, and other services offered online to keep individuals and our communities safe and healthy”
E&C Democrats ask FCC Chairman Pai to expand the Lifeline program for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
“We believe the Oversight Board will be unable to address the damage Facebook is inflicting on society unless Facebook itself amends its content policies or empowers a truly independent Oversight Board”
E&C leaders send letters to Facebook's Oversight Board members requesting that they use their position to pressure Facebook to implement better content moderation policies.
Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
E&C Committee Chairs requested a CDC briefing on COVID-19's impacts on children and young people.
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