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Aug 15, 2019 Press Release
“These changes would place an unnecessary barrier to justice for patients who have been subject to discrimination in health care settings.”

Today, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr.

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Aug 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to the IPCC's latest report on climate change and land use.
Aug 8, 2019 Press Release
A bipartisan group of E&C Committee leaders sent a letter to GAO requesting an examination of the DHS's new biodetection technology system.
Aug 6, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden sent a letter today to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressing their concerns regarding the export of language mirroring Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in trade agreements.
Aug 5, 2019 Press Release
Request Comes in Response to Administration’s Failure to Incorporate the Latest Science Regarding the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Responding to Oil Spills
Chairman Pallone, along with Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chair Paul Tonko, request an investigation into the Trump Administration's failure to finalize oil spill protocols.
Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
Change Permits Expansive Category of People to Refuse to Provide Health Care Services Based on Any Personal Belief
Democratic Health Committee leaders sent a letter to Secretary Azar demanding answers on the refusal of care rule, which allows providers to discriminate against patients.
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Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
Pallone and Walden on the short-term extension of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic demonstration program.
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Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Committee leaders requested an FDA briefing on threats to the heparin supply.
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Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone requested a CDC briefing on a shuttered program to assess the public health impacts of climate change.
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Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's response to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s announcement that EPA will not complete a second draft of its study for the national particulate matter standard, or reconstitute the disbanded subpanel on particulate pollution, despite concerns raised by the Agency’s own independent scientific advisors.

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