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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.
Nearly three dozen members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday morning expressing their concern over the agency’s treatment of transgender detainees and demanding the agency take transgender migrants’ asylum claims more seriously.
Wielding new power as a committee chairman, Frank Pallone pursues his pragmatic agenda.
New Jersey Democrat doesn’t minimize challenges in reaching agreement in Congress but says there ‘needs to be federal action’
House Democrats, led by New Jersey’s Rep. Frank Pallone, are hoping to come up with a consensus plan by the end of the year laying out a pathway to achieve a 100 percent clean-energy economy by 2050.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took action Wednesday to rein in those annoying robocalls, which bother the average New Jersey resident more than once every three days.
The bill, sponsored by New Jersey’s Frank Pallone Jr., D-6th Dist., passed the House, 429-3.
Earlier this month, Amir Allen traveled to the Dominican Republic to meet his father for Father’s Day. But when he got off the plane, he learned that his father, Joseph Allen, 55, from New Jersey, had died of cardiac arrest, said Amir’s uncle, Jason Allen.