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, Jr. serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Updates from Democratic staff.
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Rep. Scott Peters 9h
It's inspiring to see so many young Americans raise their voices to inspire change. These kids are filling a void left by adults—their leaders. It's time for Congress to show leadership.
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Energy Commerce Dems 9h
Across the country today students are speaking out about the lack of legislative action on gun violence. We agree! It is long past time to . Last week, Committee Democrats called on the Republicans to hold a hearing.
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Eliot Engel 12h
I am so impressed by the strength and courage of the students in and across this country who are calling for change. I will continue to fight, but ALL of Congress must heed your message.
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Rep. Diana DeGette 13h
A day after proposed slashing budget 23%, took a 1st Class flight for work. He’s taken many more, explaining it’s for safety and to avoid clashes w/folks flying coach. I’m looking into it all with colleagues.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
E&C Democrats: “It remains unclear how any possible security threats warranted the frequent issuance of waivers authorizing you to fly first-class on domestic flights, or how sitting in a first-class seat is safer than sitting in economy class.”
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
has claimed to have a travel blanket-waiver for security purposes. That’s right, has a security blanket.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
Hundreds of thousands of Americans will now be vulnerable to junk health insurance plans under the Trump Administration’s latest move to sabotage the ACA.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
Replying to @EnergyCommerce
“Americans deserve an EPA Administrator more dedicated to first-class protection of human health and the environment than to luxury travel at taxpayer expense,” the E&C Democratic leaders demanded.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
Ranking Members , and want answers from about his luxury travel at taxpayer expense.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
Replying to @EnergyCommerce
“Today’s action will leave families on the hook for thousands of dollars in uncovered healthcare costs and allow insurers to once again discriminate against individuals with pre-existing conditions,” the Democratic committee leaders said.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 20
Ranking Members , and slam the Trump Administration for allowing short term health insurance plans that do not comply with ACA consumer protection standards onto the marketplace.
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Paul Tonko Feb 16
I’m joining with nearly two dozen of my colleagues in Congress to call for a hearing on gun violence prevention research. Unbelievably, our own has been prohibited from studying America’s epidemic of gun violence.
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Rep. Gene Green Feb 16
Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, I joined all 24 Democrats on a letter urging Chairman and Health Subcommittee Chairman to hold a hearing on federal investment in gun violence prevention research.
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Yvette D. Clarke Feb 16
We need more than thoughts and prayers, it's time for action. Gun violence is a public health issue, and it's time for the to act like it.
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Bobby L. Rush Feb 16
I joined my fellow Democrats to urge Republican leaders to hold a hearing as soon as possible on federal investment in gun violence prevention research.
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Eliot Engel Feb 16
Proud to join my fellow Democrats to demand the hearing should have held years ago. Gun violence is a public health crisis and we, as Members of Congress, must address it as we would any other epidemic of this magnitude.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 16
E&C Democrats call for a hearing on gun violence prevention research. “Gun violence must be addressed and handled for what it is: a public health crisis,” they said in a letter to .
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 16
We are going to hold him accountable for ensuring vital gun violence research is conducted during his tenure.
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Energy Commerce Dems Feb 16
: Ranking Members and called for a briefing from on the repeated environmental concerns during the construction of the Rover pipeline.
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Rep. Tony Cárdenas Feb 15
Glad the FCC Inspector General is looking into Pai’s relationship w Sinclair- it’s been a long time coming. He’s handed them gift after gift, systematically clearing the way for the Sinclair-Tribune mega-merger. The timing is fishy, to say the least.
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