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April 22, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today in support of President Biden’s new commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement:

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April 22, 2021 Press Release
The Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act Will Empower the Federal Government to Negotiate Fair Drug Prices for the American People

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) today re-introduced H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.

April 20, 2021 Press Release
Roughly 50 percent of New Jersey’s population lives within three miles of a Superfund site

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced the reintroduction of legislation to help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean up Superfund sites listed on the EPA’s National Priorities List. The Superfund Polluter Pays Act would reinstate the Superfund tax to make sure polluters pay for the cleanup of Superfund sites – not taxpayers.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today issued the following statement on Chairwoman Maxine Waters’s draft National Flood Insurance Program reauthorization.

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April 9, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today on President Biden’s discretionary budget request for Fiscal Year 2022: 
 
April 8, 2021 Press Release
In a letter to Biden, Pallone leads call for permanent ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling.

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led a letter to President Joe Biden, applauding the Executive Order that pauses new leasing for offshore oil and gas drilling on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

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March 31, 2021 Press Release
Biden’s Plan Ensures Polluters Once Again Pay for Superfund Cleanup, Which Pallone Has Advocated For Decades

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement today after President Biden announced his transformational American Jobs Plan:

March 29, 2021 Press Release

“I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the sudden passing of Middlesex County Deputy Director Kenneth Armwood. His leadership in our community touched everyone who knew him. He will be sorely missed. I first came to know Kenny when he worked at the Edison Job Corps.

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March 26, 2021 Press Release

Sayreville, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today held a press conference to discuss how the American Rescue Plan will accelerate COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration in New Jersey. He was joined by Middlesex County officials at a vaccination site to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to vaccinate residents efficiently and equitably.

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