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Aug 13, 2020 Press Release
“Americans need this Lifeline to support telework, telehealth, education, and other services offered online to keep individuals and our communities safe and healthy”
E&C Democrats ask FCC Chairman Pai to expand the Lifeline program for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
“We believe the Oversight Board will be unable to address the damage Facebook is inflicting on society unless Facebook itself amends its content policies or empowers a truly independent Oversight Board”
E&C leaders send letters to Facebook's Oversight Board members requesting that they use their position to pressure Facebook to implement better content moderation policies.
Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
E&C Committee Chairs requested a CDC briefing on COVID-19's impacts on children and young people.
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Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Committee leaders wrote to Secretary Azar over concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the substance use disorder and overdose crisis in the United States.
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Aug 7, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Demands Answers from Company Executives on Its Failure to Adequately Prepare for and Respond to Major Storms
Pallone wrote to FirstEnergy regarding its abysmal response to the electric power outages in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Aug 6, 2020 Press Release
Democratic Committee leaders released a joint oversight analysis of the Trump Administration’s failed response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Aug 6, 2020 Press Release
Pallone announced a Committee investigation into health and dental insurance companies' business practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 5, 2020 Press Release
“Congress, key public health stakeholders, and the American people have yet to be informed about how the Administration intends to ensure the equitable distribution of a vaccine once it is available.”
Pallone and DeGette wrote to Birx and Azar requesting information on the development of a national COVID-19 vaccine plan.
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Aug 5, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan House and Senate Committee leaders urged the Department of Commerce and FTC to work with EU partners on interim guidance following the recent decision overturning the Privacy Shield Framework.
Jul 29, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan, bicameral Committee leaders called on Congress to stop surprise medical billing.
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