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April 18, 2019 Press Release

LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.

April 17, 2019 Press Release
“We cannot afford to wait – we are on the cusp of losing an entirely new generation to a lifetime of nicotine addiction.”

EDISON, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the introduction of the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 today.  Pallone unveiled the legislation at J.P. Stevens High School today alongside public health advocates.  The new legislation aims to address the sharp rise in use of tobacco and e-cigarette products among young people.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) led a bipartisan letter from every House Representative of the New Jersey Congressional delegation to Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin calling for state funding to supplement the 2020 census.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and New Jersey environmental and business community leaders met at the Asbury Park boardwalk to denounce the Trump Administration’s efforts to expand offshore oil and gas drilling and seismic testing to the Atlantic Ocean.

March 18, 2019 Press Release

New Brunswick, NJ – Today, at Boyt Drugs in Metuchen, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) discussed how barriers to generic drug entry have enabled high prescription drug costs. In an effort to lower drug prices Pallone unveiled policy solutions that will help encourage generics and greater competition in the marketplace.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today after the release of President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget:

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, along with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr.

March 4, 2019 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Today at the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center in Asbury Park, NJ Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for Congress to advance legislation to strengthen the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and lower insurance premiums.

March 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce leaders sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding evidence and justifications for the Trump Administration’s final

February 27, 2019 Press Release
Public Lands Package Reauthorizes Land and Water Conservation Fund

Washington, DC – Last night a provision authored by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) to strengthen the facilities at Sandy Hook passed the House of Representatives.