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Dec 1, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today praised Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Players Association for reportedly agreeing to ban the use of smokeless tobacco products by all new players in the league.
Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s announcement of the first ten chemicals that will be evaluated for potential risks to human health and the environment as required under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act:

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 34, as amended, the 21st Century Cures Act. Pallone was the lead House Democratic negotiator on this legislation
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Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today upon news that House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) has been tapped by President-Elect Donald Trump to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services: 

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Nov 16, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. submitted the following opening remarks for the record at a joint Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing titled “Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyber Attacks:”
Nov 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) submitted the following opening remarks for the record for a Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing titled “Disrupter Series: Self-Driving Cars"
Nov 4, 2016 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today on the Paris Agreement becoming international law less than a year after nearly 200 countries formalized the agreement:

Nov 3, 2016 Press Release
Agency Must Warn Businesses and Consumers of Risks of Default Passwords
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), today sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Edith Ramirez urging the agency to take action to protect consumers from insecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices following last month’s cyberattack that caused prolonged outages on popular websites across the U.S.
Nov 2, 2016 Press Release
Request Comes After Third Incident at a Colonial Facility in Just Over a Year

Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Oct 31, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic leaders today sent a letter to full Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) requesting a hearing on the recent cyberattack that caused prolonged outages on popular websites in the U.S., including Twitter and Netflix.

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