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Oct 16, 2013

Threat of default devastating to economy: Rep. Pallone | Yahoo

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ), share their focus right now as the House Republicans put off a vote on their latest proposal.

Sep 28, 2013

Bill calls for tracing compounded drugs to prevent contamination, Pallone says | Asbury Park Press

Issues: Health Care

A new U.S. Congressional bill that would help ensure the safety of compounded drugs and the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain deserves support, said U.S. Rep. Frank J. Pallone Jr., D-N.J., the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.

Sep 6, 2013

Pallone announces more than $2.1 million for Sayreville response efforts during Sandy | MyCentralJersey.com

Issues: Hurricane Sandy

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $2,166,337.45 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse Sayreville for emergency protective measures to clean sewers, perform search and rescue operations, evacuations and secure temporary facilities for facilities destroyed or damaged as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

Sep 5, 2013

Editorial: Debate over seismic air guns should wait until science has spoken | The Washington Post

Issues: Environment

Some lawmakers, including Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) and the late Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.), have complained to Mr. Obama that seismic air gun testing is only the first step toward a full embrace of offshore drilling.

Aug 7, 2013

Lawmakers Say Legalized Sports Betting Would Benefit NJ’s Economy & Crack Down On Criminal Enterprises | NJToday.net

Issues: New Jersey

New Jersey Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jr. and Frank A. LoBiondo joined with representatives from Atlantic City’s casino industry and local elected officials on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in support of legalized sports betting.

Aug 2, 2013 | Asbury Park Press

$3.4 million contract awarded for Keansburg levee repairs, debris removal | Asbury Park Press

Issues: Hurricane Sandy

A contractor has been selected to begin repairing levees and removing debris left in superstorm Sandy’s wake, according to an announcement from the office of Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J.

Jul 18, 2013

FEMA Gives $1 Million to Repair Bayshore Sewerage Facilities| Atlantic Highlands Herald

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $1,036,717 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA) to repair Superstorm Sandy damage to three of their facilities: the Main Pump Station, the Maintenance Building, and the Grit Facility.

Jul 18, 2013

Harbor is Coming Together, But A Long Way to Go | Atlantic Highlands Herald

With an assist from Congressman Frank Pallone, the borough has already received $7 million in federal funds from FEMA.

Jul 12, 2013

Pallone: We Cannot Allow Children & Families To Go Hungry | NJ Today

Issues: New Jersey

“SNAP is our nation’s most important anti-hunger safety net program and is one of the most effective and efficient federal programs, with one of the lowest – if not the lowest – rates of fraud, waste and abuse,”

Jul 11, 2013

Pallone To Introduce Bill To Prevent Medicare Prescription Drug Abuse & Fraud | NJ Today

“Millions of Americans benefit from Medicare’s drug coverage program each year, which is why it’s imperative that checks are in place to prevent fraud and abuse as well as to protect patients. We cannot allow Medicare’s prescription drug program to be compromised at taxpayer expense. My bill, the Part D Prescription Drug Integrity Act of 2013, will strengthen the Medicare law to help address potential factors contributing to prescription drug abuse.”

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