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September 18, 2020 Press Release
Funds will enhance New Jersey’s resiliency and flood mapping exposed by Superstorm Sandy

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2,419,105 to the state of New Jersey to improve and enhance the state’s flooding mitigation infrastructure.

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September 8, 2020 Press Release
Middlesex and Monmouth Counties Will Receive Over $6.7 Million

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that cities and towns in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District will receive $4,469,297 in funding from the CARES Act. Middlesex County will receive $2,696,325 and Monmouth County will receive $4,061,870.

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September 3, 2020 Press Release
The House reauthorized VAWA in April of 2019 while the Senate has failed to act

New Brunswick, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced a federal grant from the Department of Justice totaling $288,300 to Manavi, Inc. in New Brunswick. This funding will be used to maintain and enhance advocacy, supportive counseling, and direct intervention services for South Asian survivors of sexual assault.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. in Monmouth County will receive a grant for $575,000 to expand legal assistance and support for women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The funding will help pay for legal expenses related to final restraining orders, divorces, child custody cases, and housing.

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August 27, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that the dredging of Cheesequake Creek has begun. The project will last until the end of September assuming there are no weather delays or mechanical issues.

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August 25, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Letter Expresses Support for Governor Phil Murphy’s Request for 30-Day Extension of the State’s Damage Assessment

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) led the entire New Jersey delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives in calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend its deadline for the State of New Jersey to finalize its Preliminary Damage Assessment in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.

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August 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today issued the following statement after passage of the Delivering for America Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

August 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14), and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) today led a group of 16 bipartisan Members of Congress in condemning the Republic of Turkey’s reckless actions in the Eastern Mediterranean that have increased tensions between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members.

August 18, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today called for an end to the Trump Administration’s sabotage of the U.S. Postal Service at a press conference at the Long Branch Post Office. He was joined by local elected officials and a representative from the New Jersey State Association of Letter Carriers.

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August 18, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today demanded JCP&L reimburse customers for food and medications lost due to widespread and prolonged power outages in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.

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