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May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that New Jersey will receive over $78 million to support mental health services and substance use disorder needs.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today highlighted the launch of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program and urged eligible constituents to enroll to receive a discount on their monthly internet bill.

May 7, 2021 Press Release
Bill is Part of Effort to Protect U.S. Coastline from Devastating Oil Spills

Asbury Park, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that he is reintroducing legislation to permanently ban offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism (COAST) Anti-Drilling Act prohibits the U.S.

May 5, 2021 Press Release
Funding Made Possible from Provision Pallone Authored in the American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that New Jersey will receive $6.5 million for COVID-19 vaccine awareness campaigns, education, and outreach. The funding will help expand outreach to increase vaccination rates and will be distributed through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

April 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) wrote to President Biden today requesting support for living shoreline coastal resiliency projects that will help coastal communities combat climate change and rebuild the economy.

April 30, 2021 Press Release
“All I want is to put closure on the storm. We shouldn’t be held accountable for mistakes we didn’t make.” -Sandy Survivor Chuck Griffin

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led an appropriations request letter to provide relief for families currently required to pay back disaster relief funds they received after Superstorm Sandy. Many homeowners were encouraged to take benefits only to be told later they were required to repay some or all the funds.

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April 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement tonight on President Biden's first Joint Address to Congress:

April 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led an appropriations letter for fiscal year 2022 that requests funding for a robust humanitarian assistance package, including demining activities in Artsakh, and funding for economic development, governance, and resources to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter also requests a suspension of U.S.

April 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) applauded President Biden’s designation of the atrocities committed against ethnic Armenians as a genocide. Beginning in 1915, an estimated 1.5 million Armenians were systemically murdered over the course of several years in what is now present-day Turkey.

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