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Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement today commending President Obama on the signing of the bipartisan budget agreement, which includes the provisions of the Spectrum Pipeline Act of 2015, based on a draft Congresswoman Clarke introduced earlier this month.

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement today that it is expanding its investigation of Volkswagen’s emissions issues to include additional Porsche, VW, and Audi models, with three liter diesel engines.

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement on House Republicans’ inadequate draft legislation to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act for only five years
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Oct 27, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on the Judiciary reported H.R. 2834, a bill to ostensibly codify existing environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, as a single title in the U.S. Code.
Oct 27, 2015 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today after House and Senate leaders reached a budget agreement that prevents substantial Medicare premium increases for approximately 16 million seniors:
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Oct 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Friday October 23rd, bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking the agency to investigate the safety of recycled rubber “crumbs” used in synthetic turf fields.

Oct 26, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) sent a letter to Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) insisting that the “Discussion Draft on Vehicle and Roadway Safety” be considered by the Energy & Power Subcommittee
Oct 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to the U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking about the safety of recycled rubber tire “crumbs” used in synthetic turf fields in the United States.

Oct 23, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) joined Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Lois Capps (D-CA), to release a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that evaluates the inclusion of women in clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Oct 22, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent letters to the daily fantasy sites DraftKings and FanDuel requesting information on how the companies monitor their participants so that sports leagues can ensure their players and officials are in compliance with league policies.

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