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March 22, 2018 Press Release
Legislation will help continue redevelopment of Contaminated Sites throughout New Jersey

Washington, DC – Today, as part of the omnibus spending package, the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Brownfields program authored by  Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06).

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Pallone’s Sandy Act, which was included in the omnibus spending package and reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Pallone led bipartisan, bicameral negotiations that resulted in the FCC bill.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and State Senator Joseph Vitale (NJ-19) met with New Jersey healthcare advocates to discuss the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Trump administration’s dangerous attempts to sabotage it.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch -  This week, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent letters to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and NJ transit asking that they reject the Monmouth County Reliability Project (MCRR). The Congressman’s request comes after Judge Gail Cookson last week ruled against the proposed MCPR. Without NJ Transit and NJPBU’s approval the MCRP cannot move forward.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on today’s budget speech by Governor Murphy.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Woodbridge High School, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) met with students to discuss the gun violence epidemic facing our communities every day. According to the Center for Disease Control, New Jersey had 475 firearm deaths in 2015.

March 9, 2018 Press Release
“There is simply no reason for FDA to not begin reviewing these products immediately”

Washington, D.C. – Stating that tobacco products like JUUL and other e-cigarettes are gaining widespread popularity among America’s youth, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

March 8, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) applauded Judge Gail Cookson’s ruling against the proposed Monmouth County Reliability Project. The plan for JCP&L’s new transmission line would impact Aberdeen, Hazlet and Middletown in Pallone’s district and run along New Jersey Transit’s North Jersey Coast line.

March 7, 2018 Press Release
It’s Been Three Weeks Since Parkland Mass Shooting & Still No Commitment from Republicans to Hold Hearings

Washington, DC – Today, as the survivors of the horrific mass shooting in Parkland, Florida continue to advocate for common-sense gun control, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4986, which reauthorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the first time in 28 years. The bill includes the SANDy Act and the Viewer Protection Act, pro-consumer bills that Congressman Pallone authored.