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Nov 23, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II by the U.S. Global Change Research Program.
Nov 20, 2018 Press Release
“The Administration’s rollbacks willfully turn a blind eye to the dangers of climate change, putting American communities at risk”
Ranking Member Pallone, O&I Ranking Member Diana DeGette, and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko sent a letter to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler today requesting documents and information about the agency’s decision to roll back policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.
Nov 16, 2018 Press Release
Following Administration’s Perversion of ACA Provision Designed to Help States Lower Costs, Democrats in House and Senate Say Change Undermines Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions
Key Democratic health leaders called on the Trump Administration to end their ongoing attacks on Americans' health care following a proposed change to the Section 1332 of the ACA.
Nov 15, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the alarming statistics on youth e-cigarette usage released today by FDA and CDC, and the announcement on FDA’s new steps to address the youth e-cigarette crisis and proposal to ban menthol in combustible tobacco products.
Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone released the following statement today after the EPA issued a draft risk evaluation for PV29, which is one of the first ten chemicals undergoing risk evaluation under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.
Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Hearings Kick Off Aggressive Agenda by Committees to Highlight & Act on Climate Change
As Democrats prepare to take the House Majority, three key Democratic Committee leaders announced they will hold hearings early next year on climate change and the need for action.
Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jerrold Nadler, Frank Pallone, Jr., and Adam Schiff, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent seven letters requesting information relating to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker’s involvement with World Patent Marketing, a company that allegedly bilked millions from consumers and suppressed criticism of their activities.
Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
Administration’s Delays or Proposed Rollbacks Will Cost Consumers Billions, While Also Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Ranking Member Pallone, Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette wrote to DOE Secretary Rick Perry today requesting information regarding DOE’s troubling record on Appliance and Equipment Standards Program rulemakings since the start of the Trump Administration.
Oct 26, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Hopeful Recent Comments by Chairman Pai Signal a Change of Heart on Network Resiliency Rulemaking
Ranking Member Pallone wrote to the FCC urging a rulemaking before the end of the year to expand network resiliency.