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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today on the Justice Department reaching a settlement with Takata Corp., which will include a total fine of $1 billion and criminal charges against the company. The settlement includes a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million in victim compensation, and $850 million to compensate automakers who have suffered losses from massive recalls.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
“The public deserves thorough and complete information on how working families will fare compared to today if the law is repealed.”
Ranking Members Pallone, Neal, and Scott sent a letter to the Chairmen of their respective committees today requesting public hearings immediately on the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act through budget reconciliation.
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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today announced the full Democratic rosters for the six subcommittees in the 115th Congress.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice alleging that Fiat Chrysler America knowingly violated the Clean Air Act by using software in its vehicles to circumvent emissions standards testing for certain air pollutants:
Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today following the Obama Administration’s release of the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), “Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System”, which focuses on the national security, environmental protection, and economic development imperatives of the electricity system in the United States
Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
3.4 Million Kids at Risk of Losing Coverage if Republicans Repeal Law
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Energy and Commerce, released detailed state-by-state fact sheets summarizing the devastating effects on individuals and families if President-elect Trump and congressional Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in response to Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that the reconciliation bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act will also defund Planned Parenthood:

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Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
“The party that claims to be fiscally responsible is now looking to change the rules of the House so that it can be fiscally reckless”
Pallone spoke on the House Floor opposing H. Res. 5, which will establish the rules for the House of Representatives in the 115th Congress. The rules package creates a special exemption from points of order for legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will allow Congressional Republicans to add $3 trillion to the national deficit without paying for it
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Dec 20, 2016 Press Release
The report contains key observations and opportunities for progress
Members of the bipartisan encryption working group – established in March 2016 by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) – today released a year-end report laying out key observations and next steps.
Dec 20, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) issued the following statements on the release of a year-end report by members of the bipartisan encryption working group:

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