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July 16, 2019 Press Release
The legislation takes action against skyrocketing premiums

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06), Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), and Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA-03) announced the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform (NFIP Re) Act of 2019. The bill protects policyholders from steep premium increases and reauthorizes the NFIP for five years.

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July 12, 2019 Press Release
The Congressional App Challenge is a great opportunity for students to showcase their technical and creative skills

Long Branch, N.J. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that his office is participating in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a coding competition for students in middle and high school. Students who reside in or attend school in New Jersey’s Sixth Congressional District are eligible to compete.

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July 10, 2019 Press Release
FEMA grant provides over $400,000 to stabilize eroding street

Marlboro, N.J. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant for Marlboro Township to stabilize flood-prone Pleasant Valley Road.

July 8, 2019 Press Release
Last May, Consumers Received an Estimated 20 million Robocalls in New Jersey’s 732 Area Code Alone

South Amboy, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today highlighted progress on his bipartisan legislation to address the dangers of robocalls. He was joined by business and consumer advocate leaders at a technology firm that works to stop robocalls. In 2018, Americans received an estimated 47.8 billion robocalls.

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July 2, 2019 Press Release
Environmental advocates and tourism leaders joined Pallone to highlight high cost of drilling to New Jersey’s economy and environment

Long Branch, N.J. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) joined environmental advocates and tourism leaders to mark progress in the fight to block offshore drilling and highlight the high cost to New Jersey’s economy and environment should the Trump Administration proceed with drilling.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
Bill including Pallone’s amendment is sent to Senate

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) applauded the House passage of appropriations funding that includes his amendment to block offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. In 2017, President Trump signed an executive order aimed toward allowing offshore oil and gas drilling along the East Coast.

June 20, 2019 Press Release
Amendment Adopted with Broad, Bipartisan Support

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) spoke on the House Floor in support of his amendment to stop the Trump Administration’s dangerous plans to drill off the Atlantic Coast. In 2017, President Trump signed an executive order aimed toward allowing offshore oil and gas drilling along the East Coast.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) along with Congressman Gus M. Bilirakis (FL-12), Congressman Peter King (NY-03), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-28) introduced a bipartisan resolution that reaffirms the critical importance of the relationship between the United States and Armenia.

June 19, 2019 Press Release
Nine American tourists have died in the country since June 2018, including one victim from Avenel

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for transparency during the investigations into the shocking and untimely death of nine American tourists.

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June 6, 2019 Press Release
Trump’s corporate giveaway will increase consumer electricity bills by $12 billion a year

EDISON, N.J. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Barry Edison Sloane, Thomas Edison’s great-grandson, held a press conference to condemn the Trump Administration’s rollback of lightbulb efficiency standards that reduce energy consumption and save consumers billions of dollars each year. They were joined by Ed Potosnak with the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters.

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