Members Advance ‘Dig-Once’ and Other Measures Aimed at Expanding Access to Wired and Mobile Broadband
WASHINGTON, DC – The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today approved two bipartisan proposals aimed at improving access to wired and wireless broadband for all Americans.
As the World Meets in Paris to Address Growing Threat of Climate Change, House Republicans Continue to Ignore Reality & Block Progress
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as the leaders of more than 190 nations met in Paris for an historic summit to address the urgent and existential threat of climate change, House Republicans continued their partisan efforts to undermine efforts by the United States to lead the international community by example and reduce its carbon emissions.
Reps. Pallone, DeLauro & Sens. Blumenthal, Markey Seek to Clarify, Update Nutrition Information & Address Misleading Health Claims
International Panel Discusses Unique Challenges in Addressing Climate Change & Expectations for COP21
WASHINGTON, DC — The effects of climate change are being felt worldwide, impacting every corner of the planet and every sector of the global economy. With the U.N.
Bipartisan Bill to Ban Synthetic Exfoliants will Reduce Plastic Pollution, Protect Waterways
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, which was introduced by Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) earlier this year.
Once Again, Ranking Member Urges Majority to Protect the Jurisdiction of the Energy and Commerce Committee
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent another letter to Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) regarding a major encroachment on the Energy and Commerce Committee’s jurisdiction.
Members Offer 30 Amendments with Almost All Rejected by Committee Republicans
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Democrats attempted to improve a controversial mental health bill, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) that further stigmatizes mental illness and threatens the rights and protections guaranteed to patients.
Lawmakers Offer Proposal that Invests in Prevention, Supports Treatment, & Promotes Recovery
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, led by full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX), offered legislation that would address mental health reform in a comprehensive and meaningful way. At the markup of H.R.