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May 11, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) gave the following opening statement today at a Subcommittee on Energy and Power markup of H.R. 4979, the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2016,” and H.R. 4775, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act.”
May 11, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) gave the following opening statement today at a Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Hearing on “Daily Fantasy Sports: Issues and Perspectives.”
May 11, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) gave the following opening statement today at a Subcommittee on Health Hearing on “Health Care Solutions: Increasing Patient Choice and Plan Innovation.”
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May 11, 2016 Press Release
Pallone and Upton write, “DFS has brought new excitement and energy to sports, and innovative new ways for fans to interact with their favorite teams, but questions about fairness have also been raised. … We don’t want to stop people from playing, but we do want to know if appropriate consumer protections are in place.”
May 9, 2016 Press Release
Members authored Food Labeling Modernization Act last year to clarify and update nutrition information and address misleading health claims
In comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today, the four original co-sponsors of the Food Labeling Modernization Act – U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) – urged the agency to finalize a new rule clarifying the use of “natural” on food labeling.
May 7, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan Leaders Comment On Reports of Boxer-Inhofe Agreement
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), full committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), and subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) commented on today’s announcement by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (D-CA) that they have “reached an agreement on key sticking points of the TSCA reform bill.”
May 5, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today commended the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for finalizing a tobacco rule that will allow the agency to regulate e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah just as it does cigarettes.
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May 4, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) and Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statement in response to partisan subpoenas issued by Chairmen Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Fred Upton (R-MI), requiring the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to submit documents related to cost-sharing reductions under the Affordable Care Act
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May 4, 2016 Press Release
Concerned that NHTSA and Takata are taking too long to act

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today responded to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) announcement that it is expanding the recall of an additional estimated 35 million Takata airbags.

May 4, 2016 Press Release
Ask What Policy & Rules Changes Are Being Considered to Address the Risks of Both Concussive and Subconcussive Hits
As youth Spring football games begin around the nation, Democratic leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent letters to collegiate and youth football leaders asking how they plan to prevent and mitigate the risks of degenerative brain disorders for student-athletes.

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