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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Green's opening remarks at a legislative hearing on five bipartisan bills.
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Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
“It is completely unacceptable that the Committee has yet to hold a single hearing on implementation of this critically important public health program”
All 10 Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment wrote to Committee Chairman Greg Walden and Environment Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus today renewing a request for the Chairmen to schedule a hearing on the EPA's implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which made substantial revisions to TSCA.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today following the publication of the FCC IG report on Chairman Ajit Pai’s relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
“It is important for the integrity of the institution that an investigation into Sinclair’s alleged misrepresentations and lack of candor be conducted.”
Ranking Member Frank Pallone and Communications and Technology Ranking Member Mike Doyle sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today urging the Commission to get to the bottom of allegations that Sinclair Broadcast Group lied to the FCC in the company’s failed attempt to acquire Tribune Media Company.
Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Recent Government Accountability Office report outlines multiple flaws with Trump Administration’s management of health care enrollment period
Today, Ranking Members' Pallone, Murray, Wyden, and Casey sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma asking about the Trump Administration’s plans to implement the recommendations of a recent GAO report that showed serious deficiencies in the Administration’s management of the ACA's 2018 open enrollment period.
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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Report Blasts HHS for Lack of Enrollment Goals & Faulty Navigator Funding Formula Attributes Lower Enrollment and Higher Costs to Sabotage and Consumer Confusion
Top Democratic health leaders in the House and Senate released a new GAO report that criticized the Trump Administration's management of the 2018 ACA open enrollment period.
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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
The Proposed Rule Prioritizes Polluters Over the Safety of Workers, First Responders and Communities Near These Facilities
More than 60 House Democrats urged the EPA to suspend efforts to finalize a rule that would rollback safety standards for chemical facilities.
Aug 22, 2018 Press Release
Top Officials maintain that FERC should remain a neutral and unbiased decisionmaker
Top Energy Democrats Pallone and Cantwell sent a letter to FERC Chairman raising serious concerns after a top aide made several questionable remarks in recent weeks.
Aug 22, 2018 Press Release
Health Care Leaders in House and Senate Tell CMS Administrator Verma to Reject Medicaid Waivers that Jeopardize American’s Health Care
Ranking Member Pallone and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden today warned the Trump Administration against moving forward on Medicaid waivers submitted by Kentucky and other states that violate the purpose of the Medicaid program by restricting care and creating barriers for Americans who count on the program.
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