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May 23, 2016 Press Release
Tonight, the House overwhelmingly approved the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act – or the SANDy Act, which was introduced last year by Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ). Pallone gave the following statement on the House floor during debate on the bill
May 23, 2016 Press Release
Report Concludes NIH Maintained the Integrity of the Grant Review Process But FNIH Did Not Properly Serve Its Role As Intermediary
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released a report today concluding that the National Football League (NFL) improperly attempted to influence the grant review process for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) brain injury study that the NFL had agreed to fund as part of a $30 million donation.
May 23, 2016 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone released the following statement on the introduction of bipartisan legislation and a bipartisan manager’s amendment to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act
May 20, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today applauded the announcement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it is modernizing its Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods. The new label will present consumers with clearer information on serving sizes and added sugars, among other improvements.
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May 19, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following statement today at a Health Subcommittee Hearing on “Examining H.R. 3299, the Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act.”
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May 18, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following remarks at the Full Committee markup of H.R. 4775, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016;” and H.R. 4979, the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2016”
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Negotiated Bill is Significantly Weaker than House-Passed Bill & Current Law
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) today said they will oppose the current framework of legislation to update chemical safety laws unless significant changes are made. Last year, Pallone and Tonko worked with their House Republican counterparts to produce the first major overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to pass either chamber in almost 40 years.
May 17, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following remarks at a Health Subcommittee Hearing on the Medicare Program Part B Drug Payment Model
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May 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) gave the following opening statement today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing on “Concussions in Youth Sports: Evaluating Prevention and Research.”
May 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following remarks on the House floor during debate on the House Amendment to S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
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