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August 10, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced today that the South Plainfield Fire Department has been awarded a $192,473 in federal grants from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. The grant will enhance South Plainfield’s ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as its first-responders, by updating its respiratory equipment.

August 9, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) returned from a trip to Israel, where he gained a firsthand understanding of regional challenges and America’s strategic relationship with Israel.

Reflecting on his trip, Congressman Pallone said that the threat posed by Iran’s conventional forces to Israel and the entire Middle East was his biggest concern.

August 9, 2017 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Co-Chair of the Armenian  Caucus, visited the Armenian quarter of Jerusalem during the first week of August and met with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, Nurhan Manougian. The two discussed the United States’ support for Armenia and Artsakh.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) led a bicameral letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to file an amicus brief in the Zarda v. Altitude Express case.

August 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump asking him to fulfill his past promises to invest heavily in our nation’s infrastructure. The President has often called for over $1 trillion in investments in our infrastructure, yet no steps have been taken to make this commitment a reality.

August 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -  Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the Trump administration preparing to direct the Justice Department’s civil rights division to investigate universities over affirmative action admissions policies.

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July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement this morning after the Senate rejected the so-called “skinny” Trumpcare amendment:

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Drinking Water System Improvement Act, which addresses many of the challenges facing communities nationwide who do not have confidence in the safety of their drinking water.  Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

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