Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the Republican majority’s decision to form a new subcommittee, within the jurisdiction of the Energy and Commerce Committee, to continue to investigate unsubstantiated claims made against Planned Parenthood:
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Energy and Commerce Democrats fought back against yet another Republican attempt to deprive women across the country of life-saving preventative services by slashing Planned Parenthood funding and, this time, recklessly threatening to shut down the federal government in the process.
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice alleging that Volkswagen knowingly violated the Clean Air Act by using software in its cars that circumvents emissions standards testing for certain air pollutants:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) requested that the Committee hold a hearing to review the legal status of fantasy sports, given the Committee’s jurisdiction over professional sports and gambling and the overwhelming popularity of fantasy sports websites.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic staff released an in-depth memo discrediting claims that Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) allegedly sold fetal tissue to tissue procurement organizations (TPOs) for profit.