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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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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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