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Oct 5, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today applauding the Obama Administration’s continued actions to tackle climate change. Today, the Obama Administration announced new actions that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA), Energy (DOE), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) are taking to reduce the carbon footprint and build climate resiliency in offices and homes around the nation.
Sep 29, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement today on news that four Republican state attorneys general have sued to halt the imminent transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Leading House advocates for H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, today issued a statement on progress to advance the landmark legislation that would accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments.
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Sep 27, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone and Rep. DeLauro applauded FDA's announcement today that the Agency initiated a public process to redefine the “healthy” claim on food labels.
Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Hearing on “Modernizing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act”:
Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) partnered with other safe drinking water advocates in the House today to introduce the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2016. The bill would make comprehensive changes to ensure safer drinking water for communities nationwide. The proposal would be the first major update to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in twenty years.
Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Committee Member Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) applauded the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for holding a hearing today on cosmetic product safety. The two lawmakers announced a bipartisan proposal in the House last week to strengthen the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) authority to regulate cosmetic products.
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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a joint Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing titled “Midterm Review and Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles:”
Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
Pallone sent a letter to full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) requesting that he immediately intervene to prevent the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives from considering a resolution and draft report today that charges StemExpress, as well as its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cate Dyer, with criminal contempt.
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Sep 21, 2016 In The News

Congressional Republicans have recently taken a new hostage in their never-ending stream of threats to shut down the government. This time, their target is the transfer of control of usually unseen clerical functions that keep the internet working. Somehow this arcane transition has become one of the major hurdles to funding the government. So how did we get here?

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