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Jan 17, 2017 Press Release
FDA Has Improved Foreign Drug Inspection Program, but Lacks Performance Assessment of Understaffed FDA Foreign Offices

The non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) today issued a new

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
“More efficient vehicles protect consumers from the unpredictable changes in gas prices”
Pallone statement upon news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-2025 cars and light trucks.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Republican Budget Resolution (S.Con.Res. 3), which provides the first step toward Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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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public deserves thorough and complete information on how working families will fare compared to today if the law is repealed.”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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