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Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
“Amazon can and should do more to protect consumers from these deceptive practices and we would like to better understand what measures your company is taking to address this issue.”
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos today raising concerns about fraudulent and deceptive product ratings and reviews on Amazon’s online marketplace that can be harmful both to consumers and to businesses that play by the rules.
Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
The Subcommittee Will Consider Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Public Health and Medicare Programs, Improve Drug Pricing Transparency, Provide Medicaid Funding for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Territories, and Address Surprise Medical Billing
The Health Subcommittee announced a markup of ten bills.
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Jul 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a markup on Wednesday, July 10, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Jul 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone assails President Trump's event celebrating his Administration's environmental record.
Jul 3, 2019 Press Release
House committee and subcommittee chairpersons sent a letter to the Trump Administration urging it to rescind a Memorandum of Agreement requiring information about sponsors for migrant children be shared by HHS with DHS, where the information is then used to deport a child’s family and loved ones.
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Jul 3, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby L. Rush announce a hearing on the federal government's efforts to address cybersecurity risks to the U.S. electric grid.
Jun 28, 2019 Press Release
Committee Leaders Request Additional Information Regarding FDA’s Resources, Policies, Management Practices, and Authorities Related to Oversight of Foreign Manufacturing
A bipartisan group of E&C leaders sent letters to FDA and GAO on foreign drug manufacturing safety and inspections following recent recalls of blood pressure medications.
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
“Capping the Medicaid program would result in reduced or loss of benefits for individuals, loss of coverage, and imperil the financing of critical health care providers.”
Chairman Pallone wrote in a letter to Secretary Azar that the Administration does not have the legal authority to cap Medicaid.
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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
“As the demands of consumers grow and evolve, so must the efforts of Congress to protect them”
Chairman Pallone requested updated information from FDA on the inspection of imported cosmetic products.
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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to William Wehrum's departure from EPA.

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