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Apr 21, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today lauded the success of the Brownfields Program and stressed the importance of reauthorizing the law, which he authored with the late Congressman Paul Gillmor (R-OH) in 2001. Pallone gave the following opening statement at an Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Hearing on EPA's Brownfields Program
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today commended the U.S. Senate for passing S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act, a bipartisan energy bill.
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Health Subcommittee Markup of 12 bills to address our nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.
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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on “Deciphering the Debate Over Encryption: Industry and Law Enforcement Perspectives.”
Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Health Subcommittee Hearing on the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) that examined physician efforts to prepare for Medicare Payment Reforms.
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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Three Panels to Discuss Challenges & Efforts to Achieve Health Equity
WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, April 29, House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats led by Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), will hold a forum titled, “Achieving Health Equity: The Path Forward.” The forum comes at the end of National Minority Health Month, where this year’s theme is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.”
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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) blasted House Republican Appropriators today for exempting e-cigarettes and other vapor products from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation. The measure was approved as part of a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill that funds the FDA.
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Apr 18, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee Markup of seven bills, which included his Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDy) Act.
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today voiced his opposition during House floor debate to H.R. 2666, the deceptively named “No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act.”
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) temporary reinsurance program.
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