In The News

Jun 6, 2016

Rep. Pallone Discusses NFL Concussion Research

The House Energy and Commerce Committee, to which Congressman Frank Pallone is a ranking member, found that the NFL withheld funding for CTE research in an attempt to influence the resulting data.

Jun 6, 2016

NJ Congressman: Baseball players should give up chewing tobacco

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., 6th District, advocates for a chewing tobacco ban in Major League Baseball.

Jun 2, 2016

New Brunswick Today: New Jersey Federal Legislators Successfully “Killed the Drill”

Issues: Environment

Representative Pallone along with Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker successfully removed the Atlantic Ocean from the "Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program."

Jun 1, 2016

Congressman Pallone pushing bill aimed at hurricane, disaster resiliency

Issues: Hurricane Sandy

Representative Frank Pallone visited a telecommunications tower in Edison to discuss the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act (SANDy).

May 24, 2016

Congressional report says NFL waged improper campaign to influence government study

Representative Frank Pallone states that the NFL's attempts to influence the NIH threatened to compromise the integrity of CTE research.

May 23, 2016

Congressman Pallone expresses support for expansive transgender rights policy

Issues: Equality

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-6th Dist.) meets on steps of Highland Park high school to show support for transgender rights.

May 6, 2016

Sandy advocate calls for investigation of FEMA

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., (D-NJ)., 6th District, sends letter to FEMA Director Fugate calling for the agency to take "swift action" regarding private insurance company fraud, along with six other New Jersey Representatives.

May 4, 2016

Rep. Pallone calls for rules to prevent athlete concussions

Congressman Pallone calls for sports organizations to come up with rules reducing concussions in young athletes.

Apr 26, 2016

Rep. Pallone visits Metuchen to discuss heroin epedemic

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-6th Dist.) visited Boyt Drugs pharmacy in Metuchen to discuss legislation combating the growing heroin epidemic in New Jersey.

Mar 30, 2015 | My Central Jersey

Pallone Discusses College Affordability

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., 6th District, hosted a roundtable discussion with student leaders at Rutgers University Monday to talk about the challenges many undergraduate and graduate students face attempting to finance their education.

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