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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
“It is curious that one of the President’s first actions is to give a sweetheart deal to a foreign oil company.”
Pallone issued a statement today upon news that President Donald Trump signed an executive order that cleared the way for the government to reconsider the Keystone XL pipeline:
Jan 23, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) sent a letter to Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Ajit Pai today congratulating him on his appointment, and asking him to make several commitments that will increase the likelihood of a successful term.
Jan 21, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today after President Trump issued an executive order directing federal agencies to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act “to the maximum extent permitted by law”
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Jan 19, 2017 Press Release
Announcement is Key Component of 21st Century Cures and Consistent with Past Committee Initiatives
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today welcomed the FDA’s establishment of an Oncology Center of Excellence. The announcement, part of Vice President Biden’s cancer moonshot initiative, is the culmination of the FDA’s June 2016 announcement to create the first-of-its-kind center.
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Jan 17, 2017 Press Release
“According to the CBO’s findings, ACA repeal would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 18 million in the first year”
Pallone issued a statement today in response to a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the effects of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on health insurance coverage and premiums
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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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