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August 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced his plans to develop legislation to help workers displaced from jobs in the fossil fuel industry transition to work in the clean energy sector through providing increased educational, apprenticeship, and other job training opportunities.

August 28, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Today at the Piscataway Senior Center, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) discussed his efforts to lower prescription drug prices. As the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees healthcare, Congressman Pallone is working on legislation that would help reduce the cost of prescription drugs for seniors and working families.

August 28, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ –Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent letters to the Acting Administrator for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), expressing disappointment that the agencies failed to move forward with rulemaking that would allow testing and treatment for sleep apnea for mass transit workers.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55,417,971.88 to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the Trump administration announcing that it will deploy additional troops to Afghanistan.

August 18, 2017 Press Release
Washington - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that Rutgers University has been awarded two National Science Foundation grants for robotics and prosthetic research. The first grant of $682,646 is for a project entitled "S&AS: FND: Reflective Learning of Stochastic Physical Models for Robust Manipulation," and will help develop the use of robots in everyday life.
August 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that Rutgers University has been awarded a new National Science Foundation grant for its Engineering Department.

August 17, 2017 Press Release

UNION BEACH, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chair of the Sandy Task Force and a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee that oversees the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.

August 17, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), local officials and religious leaders stood in solidarity against the hate, racism, and violence that took place in Charlottesville, VA last weekend.

August 17, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), the Ranking Member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees health, visited the Monmouth Family Health Center to commemorate National Health Center Week. Pallone visited with the Health Center’s employees and discussed its importance in providing quality care to the surrounding communities.

 

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