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June 3, 2019 Press Release
Senators Kamala Harris, Chris Murphy Lead Senate Companion

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced legislation to help protect coastal communities from sea level rise and stronger storms caused by climate change.

May 29, 2019 Press Release
Pallone Has Introduced Bill Aimed at Combating Climate Change, Expanding Broadband Access & Protecting Public Health and the Environment

New Brunswick, N.J. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) hosted a roundtable with local leaders to discuss the urgent need to pass a broad infrastructure package to combat climate change, expand broadband access and protect public health and the environment. He was joined by local municipal leaders, environmental advocates, and public works experts. 

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5, the Equality Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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May 13, 2019 Press Release
Pallone Leading Legislation to Completely Ban Asbestos Now

Highland Park, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) held a press conference with local leaders to discuss the urgent need to pass legislation he introduced that would fully ban asbestos. He was joined by Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Chief Surgical Officer at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, C.J.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, announced the introduction of H.R. 2533, the Providing Financial Assistance for Safe Drinking Water Act (“PFAS Drinking Water Act”) today.

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced the recipients of the Congressional Award, this year’s U.S. Service Academy nominees, and the winners of the 2019 Sixth Congressional District High School Arts Competition at a Congressional Awards Ceremony.  Students representing several local high schools were honored at the reception at the West End Arts Center.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and the full New Jersey Congressional delegation sent a bipartisan letter to Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt demanding that the Department permanently withdraw plans to conduct offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans.

April 29, 2019 Press Release
“This program was a success, and we must restore this funding in order to give state and local governments the resources they need to reduce our energy usage and lower our carbon footprint.”

Piscataway, N.J.– Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), State Senator Bob Smith, and Mayor Brian Wahler touted the need to pass legislation to authorize funding for state and local energy efficiency and conservation programs to help reduce the effects of climate change in New Jersey.

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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.

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