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WASHINGTON — Companies responsible for dumping chemicals again would pay a special tax to clean up polluted sites under legislation introduced Thursday by a powerful New Jersey Democrat.
A $37 million beach replenishment project will begin in December at three New Jersey spots that badly need it: Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach.
The Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 includes the following measures:
LONG BRANCH - The federal government should be allowed to negotiate the cost of brand name drugs with their manufacturers,
WASHINGTON — New Jersey officials are one step away from gaining access to $100 million in federal funds they can use to help replace Newark’s lead pipes.
WASHINGTON — Upset about high drug prices? Congress may finally do something.
WASHINGTON — If Congress is going to take steps to address climate change, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. will be out front.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House sought to block President Donald Trump’s efforts to allow oil rigs off the Jersey Shore by voting Wednesday to prevent new leases for oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for updates to cars that can prevent children’s heatstroke deaths at a press conference on Thursday, referencing the bill he is trying to help pass, the Hot Cars Act.
A delegation of lawmakers toured the Elizabeth detention center holding immigrant detainees for nearly three hours Wednesday and emerged from the facility to detail what they saw.