Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Rush Holt (D-NJ) tonight supported an amendment offered to the 2006 Defense Authorization Bill by U.S. Rep. Jeb Bradley (R-NH) that would postpone action on the final Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) recommendations. The amendment was defeated this evening by a vote of 316 to 112.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chairman of the Congressional Coastal Caucus, today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update Congress on new water quality testing methods that it was required to develop by the end of last year.
Washington, D.C. --- As the U.S. Senate prepares for a historic vote tomorrow on the future of judicial filibusters, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would amend the U.S. Constitution to permanently include the right of the filibuster in all Senate proceedings.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today blamed the bad fiscal practices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the House Appropriations Committee's decision to withhold funding for beach replenishment and flood control projects across most of the state.
"Chemical security is an issue of critical importance to the safety of many of my constituents and to our national security, and one that the House has not yet dealt with nearly four years after September 11th.
Washington, D.C. --- After the completion of a three-hour Capitol Hill BRAC hearing, U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Rush Holt (D-NJ) said they believe that the Department of Defense substantially deviated from the criteria it was supposed to use in making its recommendations.