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Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released the following statement after the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (H.R. 1603) was favorably reported, as amended, to the full House of Representatives by a vote of 47-1.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Rush applauded Committee passage of the “SAFER Pipelines Act of 2019” (H.R. ____), which was favorably reported, as amended, to the full House of Representatives by a vote of 30-21.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
FCC is Putting Tribes and Tribal Organizations at a Disadvantage
Five Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent a letter today to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai raising concerns about the shortened notice and filing window for spectrum license applications in the 2.5 GHz proceeding, which will prevent many tribes and tribal organizations from taking advantage of the priority filing window.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement upon Committee passage of his comprehensive legislation to address the youth tobacco epidemic.
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Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Committee leaders requested information and briefings from Ascension and Google following reports that the health information of tens of millions of Ascension patients had been shared with Google.
Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Today, T&I Chairman DeFazio, E&C Chairman Pallone, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Lipinski, and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy Rush officially requested GAO conduct a review of the operator of the Keystone Pipeline System as well as the federal agency that oversees it.
Nov 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) announced today that the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on Thursday, December 5, of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 

Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Report Recommends Five Actions Chairman Pai Should Take
Chairman Pallone released a GAO report today recommending that the FCC take additional action to prevent fraud and implement an antifraud strategy for the USF's high-cost program, which provides $4.5 billion annually to support broadband service in high-cost areas.
Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Tuesday, November 19, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

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