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Jun 22, 2016 Press Release
President Obama today signed into law the “Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act of 2016.” A House amendment to S. 2276 passed earlier this month, and the final legislation cleared the Senate last week. As the product of bipartisan work from the Energy and Commerce Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the new law will reform the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to increase efficiency and transparency.
Jun 21, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks today during House Floor consideration of H.R.5525, the “End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2016”
Jun 16, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan committee leaders today sent a letter to the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office requesting a review of the Office of Emergency Communications’ (OEC) handling of funds. The OEC, part of the Department of Homeland Security, is tasked with supporting various programs and organizations aimed at improving public safety communications and interoperability.
Jun 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks at an Energy and Commerce Committee markup on H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act
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Jun 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement commending the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold the FCC’s Open Internet Rules
Jun 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing entitled “FCC Overreach: Examining the Proposed Privacy Rules”
Jun 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Combatting Superbugs: U.S. Public Health Responses to Antibiotic Resistance”:
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Jun 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at an Energy and Commerce Committee markup on H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act
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Jun 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement in response to Speaker Paul Ryan’s new regulatory reform plan.
Jun 13, 2016 Press Release
E&C and T&I Committee Leaders Applaud Senate Passage of Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – With today’s Senate passage of the PIPES Act – bipartisan legislation to strengthen pipeline safety, clarify safety oversight efforts, and provide greater regulatory certainty in the transportation of energy commodities – the four-year reauthorization of the federal pipeline safety program now heads to the president to be signed into law.

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