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Apr 10, 2013

In Belford, Pallone Talks About Throwing the Fishing Industry a Lifeline | Patch

"I don't have to tell you that the amount of damage that was done here at the co-op was extensive," said Pallone. "Not only the processing plant, the fish market, the restaurant, and also to the infrastructure. For the most part, they had no insurance."

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone to introduce $193M federal bill to help Sandy-battered fishing industry| The Star Ledger

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) was at the Belford Seafood Coop Monday touting his plan to urge lawmakers to vote for $193 million for the fishing industry in New York and New Jersey.

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone Visits Belford Seafood Cooperative, Announces New Bid to Get Sandy Aid for Fishing Industry | Asbury Park Press

A new attempt to get Sandy storm damage relief for the fishing industry in New Jersey is being organized by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06), this time based on a federal damage assessment that puts the uninsured losses at $198 million.

Apr 9, 2013

Warmer Temperatures Improve Fishing | Asbury Park Press

Although not tied to the weather, another improvement in fishermen’s fortunes – hopefully – came on Monday when Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-NJ, announced his plan to introduce the first superstorm Sandy supplemental emergency aid bill to the recreational and commercial fishing industries. Pallone’s legislation provides $193 million to fully fund the estimated cost to recover storm-affected fisheries.

Apr 9, 2013

Shore Towns To Get Federal Aid This Summer To Rebuild Beaches | Star Ledger

The federal government could spend up to $200 million this summer to rebuild beaches in Monmouth and Ocean counties, which were decimated by Hurricane Sandy and subsequent storms, [Congressman Fank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)] told the Asbury Park Press.

Apr 9, 2013

Congressional Art Competition for Local High Schools | Atlantic Highlands Herald

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) is pleased to announce that the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery” has begun.

Apr 9, 2013

Despite Setbacks, NJ to Press Ahead on Sports Gambling | Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S. Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R., N.J.) and Frank Pallone (D., N.J.) reintroduced two bills Feb. 13 that would amend the federal law.

Apr 9, 2013

N.J. Officials: Federal Cuts Will Inflict Widespread Pain | The Record

Broad federal spending cuts set in motion today will have gradual, painful effects on New Jersey’s economy, from bottlenecks at the state’s airports to lost paychecks and programs for vulnerable residents, officials said.

Apr 9, 2013

Congressmen Vow to Continue Fight for Sports Betting in NJ | Shore News Today

Congressmen Frank LoBiondo (NJ-01), and Frank Pallone Jr., (NJ-06), faulted a U.S. District Court decision Friday that prohibits New Jersey from moving forward with sports betting.

Apr 9, 2013

Federal Budget Cuts Could Affect Airport Safety at Newark Liberty | New Jersey Newsroom

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) held a press conference on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Newark Liberty Airport to condemn the massive, indiscriminate across the board spending cuts set to take effect tomorrow as a result of the so-called budget sequestration.