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August 13, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Letter Calls for Reversal of Trump Decision that Could Cost New Jersey Millions of Dollars in Federal Funding

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) led the entire New Jersey delegation in the U.S. of Representatives in demanding that the Trump Administration reverse its decision to cut federal funding for the National Guard.

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August 7, 2020 Press Release
Pallone Demands Answers from Company Executives on Its Failure to Adequately Prepare for and Respond to Major Storms

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today blasted Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, for its “abysmal” response to electric power outages in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.

August 6, 2020 Press Release
“The men and women of New Jersey’s fishing communities dedicate their lives to putting food on our tables and now it’s time for us to ensure there’s food on theirs.”

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-3) led their New Jersey colleagues in a bipartisan letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy today calling for funding to help the fishing industry in the next coronavirus relief package.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Andy Kim (NJ-03) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill that provides relief for families currently required to pay back disaster relief funds they received after Superstorm Sandy.

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Congressman Joe Kennedy (MA-04), Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) today wrote to the Trump Administration opposing its proposal that would allow discrimination against transgender Americans seeking emergency and temporary shelter.

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July 28, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek. Work is expected to begin as early as August and take one month to complete.

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July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 that included a provision that would ban offshore drilling. In May, Pallone sent a letter requesting the drilling ban be included in the appropriations bill. 

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 that directs funding to a demining program in Artsakh in Armenia. The HALO Trust is an international humanitarian organization that clears landmines and explosives from war-torn communities.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that more than 100 nonprofit faith organizations in New Jersey will receive $9,594,806 for security enhancements.

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July 20, 2020 Press Release
Amendment Will Hold Azerbaijan Accountable for Violations

Washington, DC – An amendment offered by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The amendment would enhance protections for human rights around the world.

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