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Oct 20, 2016 Press Release
Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Ranking Member on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade (IL-09); Frank Pallone, Jr., Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee (NJ-06); G. K. Butterfield (NC-01); and Lois Capps (CA-24) wrote Administrator Denise Turner Roth at the General Services Administration (GSA) calling on the agency to reduce the number of vehicles in the federal fleet under open recalls and end the practice of selling vehicles before recalls have been fixed.
Oct 18, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) released a report today from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), detailing the state of water infrastructure in selected midsize and large cities with declining populations, commonly known as legacy cities. The report shows the immediate need for legislation introduced by Tonko and Pallone, aimed at improving crumbling water infrastructure and enhancing the quality of safe drinking water in communities across the nation.
Oct 17, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement today on Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Report, which comes nine months after President Obama asked Vice President Biden to lead a national Cancer Moonshot focused on making a decade of progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer in five years, with the ultimate goal of ending cancer as we know it:
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Oct 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today applauded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announcement regarding the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Last month, the bipartisan committee leaders wrote to the administration urging additional flexibility for practitioners – something reflected in the final rule.
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Oct 6, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s consumer privacy proposal for internet service providers
Oct 6, 2016 Press Release
With the National Hockey League (NHL) 2016 season set to begin next week, four leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman urging the league to take a more active role in reducing the risk of head injuries and concussions and make the game safer.
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Oct 6, 2016 Press Release
Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today released a new report from the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) needs to improve accessibility and reliability of expenditure data for skilled nursing facilities.
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Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, all 23 Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, voicing concern ab

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Oct 5, 2016 In The News
When it comes to the internet, the importance of privacy may be the one thing nearly all Americans agree on. Earlier this year, Pew Research found that nearly three-quarters of internet users want more control over who can get their information. Consumers don’t want their financial, medical and other personal information shared, at least not without their permission. Consumers’ concerns about privacy aren’t academic — they can have real consequences on our economy. Studies show that when consumers are concerned about their privacy, they limit their online economic and civic activities.
Oct 5, 2016 Press Release
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. D-N.J., today issued a statement following a letter from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt regarding the misclassification of EpiPen as a generic drug for nearly two decades:

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