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06/29/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), striking down the agency’s Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) that would limit levels of toxic pollutants emitted from coal-fired power plants.
06/25/2015
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Examining Public Health Legislation: H.R. 2820, H.R. 1344, and H.R. 1462.”  H.R. 2820 H.R. 1344 H.R. 1462
06/25/2015
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications and Connected Roadways of the Future.” 
06/25/2015
Today, the top Democrats from the House Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce committees issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a core tenet of the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell.  Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), and Education...
06/25/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to level the playing field for small businesses competing for spectrum at the upcoming broadcast incentive auction.  Earlier this week, Committee Democrats sent a letter to Chairman Wheeler urging...
06/24/2015
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Examining the Administration's Approval of Medicaid Demonstration Projects.”
06/24/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update its designated entity rules to ensure that they benefit genuine small businesses.  The letter was sent by full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA), and...
06/22/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today in response to the report released by the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) highlighting gaps in the way the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) collects and assesses reports on possible auto defects, including faulty General...
06/22/2015
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” that details the devastating economic costs of continued inaction on climate change.